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Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse

Company: Employer
Location: Minden
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Overview This position is Fulltime.Dialysis Clinic, Inc. is recruiting top talent interested in supporting our nonprofit mission to prioritize individualized care for hospitalized patients facing acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Our mission states "the care of the patient is our reason for existence," and our dedicated team embodies our sole purpose during every patient interaction. We seek motivated, compassionate individuals to provide top-notch patient care and offer paid training, competitive pay, outstanding benefits and a positive, mission-driven culture. Join DCI today to build relationships and gain fulfillment caring for dialysis patients in an acute care environment.The Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN) provides specialized dialysis, renal nursing care, and if contractually required, plasmapheresis treatments in our Minden Medical Center acute hemodialysis unit. The Acute RN collaborates with hospital and outpatient care team members to ensure patients receive the safest care with the highest-quality outcomes. Responsibilities What You Can Expect:Prepare and monitor equipment used for intermittent or continuous dialysis and water treatment in the acute setting, including quality control checksPerform and document pre-, intra- and post-dialysis assessmentsInitiate, monitor and terminate dialysis treatments per established policies and proceduresDispense medication as ordered and document per policy and procedure in hospital medical recordAdminister blood and blood products per hospital policy and procedureAccurately receive, transcribe and implement written and verbal orders from physiciansAccess lab reports, interpret and report necessary information to nephrologistProvide renal education to patients and family members and document appropriatelyServe as primary dialysis contact for nephrologists and hospital staff and liaison to outpatient dialysis centerAdhere to DCI and hospital policies and procedures including proper completion of occurrence reports as necessaryAdditional tasks as necessary Job Requirements: Successful Candidates Bring:Excellent communication skillsDemonstrated clinical proficiencyDesire to collaborate with care teamsAbility to problem solveCustomer service mindset in communicating with patients, team members and partner hospitalEducation/Training:Current Louisiana RN license requiredSix months' dialysis and/or critical care nursing experience preferredCurrent CPR and BLS certificationsDCI's Differentiator:Since opening the first clinic 50 years ago in Nashville, Tenn., our Dialysis Clinic, Inc. family has grown to be the nation's largest nonprofit dialysis provider with more than 270 locations in 30 states, serving nearly 14,000 patients each day. DCI invests in our care teams and funds research to further kidney care and treatment options. DCI prioritizes a holistic approach and offers hemodialysis, home dialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatment options. We empower patients to live meaningful and productive lives while also delivering high quality kidney care, saving lives and reducing hospitalizations. Learn more about DCI and see if we're hiring in a clinic near you! 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 or . 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: ; ; ; and .
Salary: $map.get("vacancy_salary-text"). Date posted: 09/04/2022

Keywords: Employer, Shreveport , Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse, Healthcare , Minden, Louisiana

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