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Registered Nurse - Dialysis - PRN Days - Shreveport LTACH

Company: Post Acute Medical
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - DialysisDialysis Nurses are responsible for overseeing dialysis treatments required by patients suffering from acute or chronic kidney failure as ordered by physicians.RESPONSIBILITIES--- Checking and recording patients' vitals before, during, and after dialysis treatment.--- Primes dialyzer and bloodlines. --- Ensuring that hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatments are administered to patients correctly.--- Monitoring patients during dialysis treatment to identify any adverse reactions.--- Oversees the dialysis treatment from start to finish. --- Cannulates accesses and cleans and dresses permanent and temporary catheters.--- Secures, analyzes, and reports lab work. --- Preparing and updating nursing care plans.--- Promptly notifying the appropriate medical practitioner of any problems that occur during dialysis treatments.--- Working with the Dialysis Technicians to ensure that dialysis machines and equipment are set up/cleaned correctly.--- Teaching patients and their family members how to operate home dialysis machines should they decide on home dialysis therapy.--- Educating patients on dialysis treatment options, kidney disease management, as well as suitable nutrition and exercise regimens.--- Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting.QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Training:--- State license to practice nursing.--- Certification through the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC) is preferred but not required.--- Proven experience working as a Dialysis Nurse.--- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.--- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is preferred but not required.Experience: One year dialysis experienceKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:--- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and observation skills.--- The ability to operate dialysis machines.--- The ability to remain calm in stressful situations.--- Patient and compassionateABOUT USPAM Health is committed to being the most trusted source for post-acute services in every community it serves by utilizing experienced and dedicated staff to provide high quality patient care and customer service. With over 44 Long Term Acute Care and Rehabilitation hospitals and 16 Outpatient Clinics currently in operation across the country, we are proud to offer services including comprehensive wound care, aquatic therapy, ventilator weaning, amputation treatment, pain management and much more.Joining our PAMily allows you to work in a collaborative environment with colleagues and leadership with exposure to a variety of patient care levels. Aside from our competitive pay, generous paid benefit time, and excellent insurance options, you will also have opportunities for professional growth through our Education Advancement Program.We are excited to learn more about you and hope that you consider joining us on a shared mission to improve the lives of others by being an integral part of our We Care Program. Please take a moment to visit us online at - for a comprehensive look at how we're able to positively impact our local communities.PAM Health does not discriminate and does not permit discrimination, including, without limitation, bullying, abuse or harassment, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or HIV status, or based on association with another person on account of that person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or HIV status.

Keywords: Post Acute Medical, Shreveport , Registered Nurse - Dialysis - PRN Days - Shreveport LTACH, Healthcare , Shreveport, Louisiana

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