001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

  • Dialysis RN Peritoneal Nurse

    Job Location US-NY-Albany | US-NY-East Greenbush
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/20/2018 12:00 PM)
    ID
    2018-7837
    # of Openings
    1
    Address
    176 Washington Ave, #100
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    A $5,000 sign on bonus is available for those who qualify.  

     

    Did you know that some of the industry’s most talented and caring registered nurses are at DCI? Our nursing staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row. We think our Nurses are pretty awesome; they make a difference in our patients' lives by helping them live longer and achieve a better quality of life.

     

    The PD nurse is key to providing specialized nursing care to our peritoneal dialysis patients.  The RN works in collaboration with all clinic team members to ensure every patient receives the safest care with the highest quality optimal outcomes.

     

    This position will split time at our Albany and East Greenbush locations.

    Responsibilities

    The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Passion for making a difference in people's lives.
    • Demonstrated clinical assessment skills.
    • Participates in setting up individualized plans of care for each patient with Physician and other health services personnel.
    • Assists in examination and evaluation of patient so that appropriate treatment and other services can be arranged.
    • Provides counseling and emotional support to minimize patient's anxiety over condition.
    • Keeps comprehensive records of the schedule and type of treatment and changes in the condition of the patient.
    • Checks dialysis equipment and ensures it is operating properly, making adjustments or having them made by maintenance personnel.
    • Monitors patient and equipment during dialysis and teaches patient to monitor own dialysis equipment.
    • Teaches patient proper care between dialysis to avoid infections, and instructs patient on matters of diet.
    • Assists in management of renal failure and responds to other emergency situations such as massive blood loss, shock, or equipment failure.
    • Instructs the patient and members of the family in home care.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • A.D.N degree from accredited school of nursing required
    • Current RN license in state of practice
    • Current CPR certification (or certification obtained within 60 days of hire)
    • 1 year clinical hemodialysis experience preferred
    • 3 months experience in Peritoneal Dialysis
    • Experience in case management, home health, disease management, or hospice preferred
    • Current driver's license, reliable transportation, and vehicle insurance in state of residence

     

    DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

     

    For more information about equal opportunity please see: 

     

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

    https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.

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