Registered Nurse

  • Centers for Dialysis Care
  • Wickliffe Homecare Ohio US
  • Jan 16, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

$7,500 SIGN-ON BONUS

 

Great opportunity to join a company that values our employees and the patients we serve!

 

Centers for Dialysis Care is seeking experienced Registered Nurses to join our Team!

 

Why Choose CDC?

 

·         We offer a complete benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, 401K, Short/Long Term Disability options, along with company paid life insurance

·         250 Hours of PTO

·         Tuition Reimbursement Program

·         Employee Perks Program

·         Career Development Opportunities

 

Position Overview: 

 

The Registered Nurse functions as a patient advocate.  He/she delivers care based on the nursing process.  The Registered Nurse provides leadership through coordination of patient care activities.  She/he performs direct patient care according to CDC patient care policies and procedures.  This position participates in a team approach, communicates pertinent clinical information to other team members and remains in compliance with all CDC personnel policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.  

Responsibilities:

 

  • Assists with the maintenance of physiologic functions through the conscientious initiation, monitoring, discontinuation of the hemodialysis treatments and related patient care tasks.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding of the objectives of dialysis therapy
  • Cannulates and provides direct patient care
  • Trouble shoots machine alarm states and cannulation difficulties
  •  Demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding of the importance of water treatment for dialysis.  
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding of the practices and principles of dialyzer reuse
  • Assesses patients effectively recognizing needs and utilizes the appropriate nursing skills and resources to meet those needs
  • Completes primary patient documentation according to CDC standards and timeline
  • Reviews new patient teaching and ongoing education for the patients and documents information
  • Encourages patients to follow the prescribed dialysis treatment plan, gives explanations
  • Demonstrates and adheres to aseptic technique, universal precautions guidelines
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the medications utilized for the ESRD population
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and professional boundary guidelines
  • Reviews all verbal orders given by the physician for safety, completeness, and efficacy
  • Documents verbal orders according to CDC guidelines in the EMR
  • Follows CDC hospital discharge policy for review of orders
  • Follows manufacturers guidelines and CDC policy for the administration of medications at CDC
  • Provides leadership in management of patient care through control of operations and personnel in his/her unit.
  • Assists in development and maintenance of an organizational department climate in which the needs of the patient and staff are met with warmth, respect and responsiveness
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills with patients, staff and physicians
  • Assesses patients in crisis and initiates emergency response plan as necessary including CPR measures
  • Actively works on quality initiatives to improve patient outcomes
  • Manages CDC resources in an efficient fiscally responsible manner.

Qualifications:

 

·         Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

·         Current Ohio licensure

·         Current CPR certification

·         Independent decision making skills

·         Good leadership and interpersonal qualities

·         ICU experience preferred

 

Requirements for Sign on Bonus:

 

·         1 year of recent dialysis experience