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Dialysis Charge Nurse RN

New Orleans, LA

Details

Hiring Company

Relode

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

Key Qualifications:

  • Licenses & Certifications: RN
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors
  • Years of Experience: 1 year
  • Languages: English

About this Company:
The primary responsibility of DCI is to perceive, initiate and provide comprehensive patient care. We serve society by providing care for patients with End-Stage Renal Disease. The goal is complete patient rehabilitation. We recognize the patient as an individual resulting from his or her genetics, life experience, habits, beliefs, emotions; and as a member of his or her family and the community. The patient deserves the highest standard of care possible regardless of race, status or creed. The application of comprehensive care is on a personal level. We become acquainted with our patient as a person and seek to understand his/her problems and needs- physical, emotional, spiritual and social.

Overview:
The Charge Nurse is responsible for the clinical management of the in-center dialysis unit and the supervision of all nursing personnel in order to ensure every patient receives the safest care with the highest quality optimal outcomes.

This position is full-time, 37 hours/week.

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. 
  • Coordinates with the Clinical Supervisor/Nurse Manager the scheduling of patients to ensure accommodations of all patients; matching patient needs with staff capabilities and experiences to maximize staffing resources 
  • Assists patient care staff as necessary in initiating, monitoring, and termination of dialysis treatments 
  • Assures the transcription and implementation of Physician orders 
  • Directly or indirectly makes appropriate referrals to all of the patients Health Care Team including but not limited to Dietitian, Social Worker, Physician and transplant center, as necessary 
  • Responsible for obtaining consent forms and review of all information pertaining to the new patients prior to initiation of first dialysis treatment 
  • Coordinate obtaining medical release forms and updating consent forms as required. 
  • Communicates patient problems to physician; implements and documents orders 
  • Oversees responsibility for monthly patient lab work in accordance with the clinic’s policies and procedures 
  • Collaborates with the Clinical Supervisor and/or the Nurse Manager in administrative and supervisory duties 
  • Oversees primary nursing teams for completion of monthly assignments 
  • Participates in patient care conferences, medical rounds, and reviewing charts 
  • Practice safe and effective infection control procedures in accordance with the clinic’s policies and procedures 
  • Assists in the teaching and training of new staff members as directed and supervised by the Education Coordinator, the Clinical Supervisor and/or the Nurse Manager

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program 
  • Possess and maintain a current license in the State as a registered nurse 
  • Maintain current CPR certification 
  • Six months experience in a dialysis is preferred 
  • Experience in critical care nursing is preferred 
  • Experience in a supervisory role is preferred


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