Clinical Coordinator (Registered Nurse RN)

DaVita - Danville, IN3.5

DaVita is hiring a Clinical Coordinator (Dialysis Registered Nurse Lead) for our chronic University of Indy clinic located in IU Hospital. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for performing, coordinating, and directing nursing care and services in a chronic-care facility for the end stage renal disease patient in accordance with DaVita Healthcare Policies, Procedures and Guidelines, OSHA, CMS, federal, state, and local regulations. This position reports to the Facility Administrator and splits the week by working 24hrs/week as a Chronic Registered Nurse, and 16hrs/week in the Clinical Coordinator role.

Clinical Coordinator Job Description

Supervises and monitors direct patient care administered by PCTs, LPN/LVNs and RNs by directing and assigning the work of PCTs, LPN/LVNs, and RNs
Ensuring appropriate documentation of all delivered care
Ensuring that care is provided in compliance with DaVita’s policies, including Operational and Teammate Policies o Ensuring that care is completed
Responsible for the performance and duties of clinical teammates who are being directed and assigned
Assist FA with evaluation and counseling of clinical teammates as well as annual evaluation of clinical teammates’ performance
Creates and changes teammate schedule s as necessary, using independent judgment to determine which teammates will treat which patients, as necessary
Performs direct patient care including but not limited to taking and monitoring vital signs, initiation and termination of dialysis, documentation, physical assessment of patients and patient treatments, taking and transcription of physician’s orders, drawing and documentation of ordered laboratory work
Notes signs of trauma, patients’ general physical and mental condition, reviews dialysis orders, documents observations in patient medical records
Analyzes patient assessments, laboratory data and, when concerns are noted, brings issues to the attention of the physician
Communicates all emergencies, patient life-threatening complications and related incidents to supervisor, Medical Director, Regional Operations Director, Facility or Group Facility Administrator
Assesses patient and family learning readiness and provides appropriate information on renal disease, prescribed dialysis treatment, and medical regimen and its impact on the patient’s state of health and well-being
Provides dialysis therapy, including but not limited to formulating dialysis plan per physician orders, weight and rate of ultrafiltration, verifying safety measures are in place and complied with, administering medications or other appropriate treatments, discontinuing dialysis according to established procedure, documenting all activity appropriately
Participates in the development and implementation of the patient’s short and long term plan of care and monthly progress note
Demonstrates the ability to transfer skill set to other clinics and works at other clinics when required
Meets qualification for Charge Nurse; CQI program and outcome management
Facility Health Meeting (FHM) leader and driver for improvement and a Kidney Smart (Patient Education) Program Captain or manager
Is a resource for colleagues with less experience  Ensures the transcription of all physician’s orders
Ensures the documentation of all laboratory work orders
A facility may be selected to participate in research study(ies) under the guidance of DaVita Clinical Research
Clinical Coordinator Responsibilities

Nursing Degree from accredited school of nursing required
1 year experience administering hemodialysis in a clinical setting
Current RN license in state of practice
Current CPR certification required
Completed training program approved by the medical director and the governing body as required by CMS guidelines prior to operating the water treatment system
Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook required; functional proficiency in all computer systems of DaVita within 90 days of hire required