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

  • Dialysis Hospital Services (Acute) Nurse Manager

    Job Location US-TN-Nashville (Meharry) | US-TN-Nashville (TriStar Centennial Medical Center)
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/11/2018 3:26 PM)
    ID
    2018-8108
    # of Openings
    1
    Address
    935 21st Avenue
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    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 Hospital Services Nurse Manager will lead multiple acute dialysis units in our Middle Tennessee Hospital Services Program, ensuring the highest quality of dialysis care and professionalism.  You will coordinate patient and staff schedules while collaborating with physician and hospital personnel in order to enhance key partnerships with the area hospitals we serve.     

     

    This Hospital Services Nurse Manager will specifically be responsible for our acute programs at Centennial, Summit, UMC/McFarland, Southern Hills, and Stonecrest Hospitals.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Serves as DCI liaison with Hospital Administration, in collaboration with DCI Local Operations Director.
    • Supervises nursing to ensure that all DCI services are provided with the highest quality outcomes.
    • Interviews and recommends hiring of applicants for the Hospital Services Program.
    • Collaborates with the DCI Educator for training and continuing education of staff.
    • Acts as a mentor to the Hospital Services staff.
    • Oversees documentation of nursing care provided, maintenance of inventory for DCI and hospital supplies, medication and dialysis bath adjustments, and evaluation of adequacy of dialysis.
    • Collaborates with Chief Technician concerning the maintenance of all equipment and water treatment practices per industry standards.
    • Serves as the primary contact to the Medical Director. 
    • Able to openly communicate with all nephrologists regarding the services provided.
    • Evaluates patient care delivered and makes recommendations to physicians as appropriate. 
    • Collaborates with hospital discharge planners and/or case managers to ensure smooth transfer to the next level of care. 
    • Accountable for nursing budget/expenses, and makes recommendations regarding equipment and supplies.

    • Maintains working knowledge of industry standards related to renal replacement therapy in the hospital setting, including ESRD and AKI concepts/principles, regulatory, and accreditation standards.  

    • Recognizes and responds appropriately to difficult patient/family situations and emergency situations.

    • Actively participates in the DCI Risk Management and QAPI programs, including required audits and regular attendance at DCI QAPI and Governing Body meetings.

    • Participates in the hospital Quality Management and Infection Control departments by providing requested information and attending meetings with hospital liaison at least quarterly. 

    • If Hospital Services program consists of multiple facilities, adequate transportation is necessary to be able to travel between locations as needed.

    Qualifications

    • A degree from an accredited Registered Nursing Program is required.
    • A minimum of 6 months dialysis experience is required.  
    • Experience in critical care nursing is preferred.
    • Supervisory experience preferred.
    • Successfully complete DCI’s comprehensive training program.
    • Possesses and maintains a current license in the State of Tennessee as a Registered Nurse.
    • Maintains current CPR certification.

     

    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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