Registered Nurse (RN), Renal Dialysis

National Renal Care, LLC - Sylmar, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $68,000 a year
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National Renal Care is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN), Renal Dialysis for our dialysis clinic in the Valley area. The Registered Nurse, (RN) Renal Dialysis provides Hemodialysis treatments and therapies to patients with chronic renal disease.

Full Time and Flexible Part Time/Per Diem Hours Available!

National Renal Care has 5 dialysis locations in the following areas:

Canyon Country, Granada Hills, Santa Clarita & Sylmar

National Renal Care is a Equal Opportunity Employer

Scope of Work:

The Registered Nurse (RN), Renal Dialysis delivers care and treatment to patients with chronic renal disease. This position performs duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse, including supporting and supervising Certified Hemodialysis Technicians.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with clinical and operational procedures to improve patient health and minimize hospitalizations and missed treatments.
  • Demonstrates effective use of supplies and staff labor hours
  • Perform duties as assigned to meet the patient care and/or operational needs of the facility
  • Complete and document monthly review of patient medication profiles. Administer medications as ordered by the physician
  • May assist with the implementation of anemia management and medication protocols as requested
  • Provide patient education and follow up as needed
  • Assist with programs target goals for patient outcomes in accordance with quality patient care and company goals
  • Knowledge of and comply with federal, state, local laws and regulations, including healthcare professionals practice act requirements
  • Perform duties at all times within limitations established by and in accordance with company policy and procedures, applicable state and federal laws and regulations
  • Complete patient admissions process as outlines in policy and procedure, collaborating with team members regarding real or potential problems or needs relative to the treatment provided
  • Complete pre and post treatment physical assessments
  • Initiate and terminate patient treatments to include connecting and disconnecting catheters/fistulas and cleaning catheter/fistula sites per protocol
  • Obtain blood samples for lab analysis as required to complete physician orders
  • May reinforce patient education as needed under the direction of the Facility Administrator, Charge Nurse or Registered Nurse
  • Assist with programs target goals for patient outcomes in accordance with quality patient care and company goals
  • Knowledge of and comply with appropriate healthcare professionals practice act requirements
  • Perform duties at all times under the supervision of the Charge Nurse and within limits established by and in accordance with company policy and procedures, applicable state and federal laws and regulations
  • Use appropriate safety measures including personal protective equipment (PPE) as necessary
  • Prepare machines for hemodialysis treatments
  • Verify/respond to visual and audio alarms on machines; troubleshoot machine alarms as suitable
  • Remove disposables and clean station after each treatment
  • May be required to clean isolation room post treatment, if applicable
  • Be familiar with emergency equipment and all emergency operational measures
  • Obtain pre and post treatment weight of patient per protocol
  • Safely initiate and terminate dialysis treatments per facility protocol, and within scope of practice as allowed by state regulations
  • Monitor patients during dialysis treatments
  • Mix acids and bicarbonate according to procedure
  • Responsible for accurate documentation of information related to patient treatment
  • Stock hemodialysis carts and help maintain supply room
  • Complete water testing on dialysis machines at the beginning of each treatment day and as directed by the Facility Administrator. Complete/document quality control logs throughout the day and after all treatments, as required.
  • Take visual signs per protocol during patient treatment and document on treatment record as required
  • Report any significant information or change in patient condition to the Charge Nurse
  • Report machine problems to the Biomedical Technician and Facility Administrator
  • Participate in staff meetings as required. Attend in-services and continuing education sessions in compliance with company policy and procedure.
  • Assist with staff training as requested.
  • Participate in team concepts and promote a team effort, perform duties in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Requirements: To perform this job successfully, a Registered Nurse, RN (Renal Dialysis) must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. Qualifications include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • CPR certification required within 90 days of hire
  • Current RN license in relevant state. License must be maintained as current and in good standing
  • Previous experience working in dialysis preferred
  • Confirmation of ability to differentiate primary colors
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the English language and ability to communicate in writing as well as verbally
  • Must have basic computer skills; proficiency in all NRC clinical applications required within 90 days of hire
  • Must be able to organize time and tasks well
  • Must meet any practice requirement(s) for the relevant state
  • Ability to meet minimum hospital/agency hiring standards which may include additional background clearances and orientation requirements if applicable to the program assigned to for employment

National Renal Care is a Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time, Part-Time, PRN, As Needed

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • nursing: 1 year
  • Registered Nurse, RN (Renal Dialysis): 1 year
  • Dialysis: 1 year

Required license or certification:

Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Experience:

  • Dialysis: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Nursing Degree:

  • Hospital-based Diploma (Required)

Nursing Clinical Setting:

  • Large Clinic
  • Single-Provider Clinic

Specialty:

  • Critical Care