Outpatient Registered Nurse - RN - Willing to Train
Company: Fresenius Medical Care
Posted on: May 16, 2022
About this role: As a Dialysis Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) with
Fresenius Medical Care, you will be part of a close-knit,
collaborative team responsible for delivering unique care plans and
providing dialysis treatment to patients facing end stage renal
disease or chronic kidney disease. -Our clinic RNs build strong
bonds and lasting relationships with people who entrust us with
their care, their families, and fellow care team members. -
How you grow or advance: As a Dialysis RN, you will enter our
Nephrology Nurse Advancement Program (NNAP) to grow and advance in
your career. By participating in NNAP, you will develop clinical
leadership skills, derive greater career satisfaction, have an
opportunity to share your expertise with others, and be recognized
for your experience, knowledge, and clinical expertise. All new
hires will begin at the appropriate NNAP level based on prior
experience and education.
Our culture: We believe our employees are our most important asset
- we value, care about, and support our people. We are there when
you may need us most, from tuition reimbursement to support your
education goals, granting scholarships to family members,
delivering relief when natural disasters strike, or providing
financial support when personal hardship hits, we take care of our
Our focus on diversity: We have built a nurturing environment that
welcomes every age, race, gender, sexual orientation, background,
and cultural tradition. We have a diverse range of employee
resource groups (ERGs) to encourage employees with similar
interests, goals, social and cultural backgrounds, or experiences
to come together for professional and personal development,
discussion, activities, and peer support. Our diverse workforce and
culture encourage opportunity, equity, and inclusion for all, which
is a tremendous asset that sets us apart.
At Fresenius Medical Care, you will truly make a difference in the
lives of people living with kidney disease. If this sounds like the
career and company you have been looking for, and you want to be a
vital part of the future of healthcare, apply today.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
All duties and responsibilities are expected to be performed in
accordance with Fresenius Kidney Care policy, procedures, standards
of nursing practice, state, and federal regulations.
--- - - -As a member of the nephrology health care team, you will
participate in decision-making, teaching, leadership functions, and
quality improvement activities that enhance patient care outcomes
and facility operations.
--- - - -Coordinates patient care including assessment, planning,
intervention, and evaluation for an assigned group of hemodialysis
patients. This includes delegation of appropriate tasks to direct
patient care staff. -
--- - - -Performs ongoing analysis of patient data with each
patient visit and documents in the patient medical record.
--- - - -Adjusts or modify the treatment plan as indicated and
notify supervisor as needed.
--- - - -Provides initial and ongoing education to patient and
--- - - -Administers medications as prescribed or in accordance
with approved algorithm(s), and document appropriate medical
justification and effectiveness.
--- - - -Initiates or assist with emergency response measures.
--- - - -Ensures correct laboratory collection, processing, and
shipping procedures are performed.
--- - - -Collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team on the
patient care plan.
--- - - -Ensures patient awareness related to transplant and
treatment modality options.
--- - - -Completes CAP requirements to either maintain or advance
within the program. -
--- - - -Makes referrals to Social Worker and Registered Dietitian
as appropriate. -
--- - - -Ensures patient awareness related to transplant and
treatment modality options. -
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE: -
--- - - -Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
--- - - -Current appropriate state licensure.
--- - - -Current or successful completion of CPR BLS
--- - - -Must meet the practice requirements in the state in which
he or she is employed.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
--- - - -Qualities and traits: compassion, caring, support for
colleagues, collaborative, reliable.
--- - - -Experience as a Registered Nurse (preferred but not
--- - - -Chronic/acute hemodialysis experience (preferred but not
--- - - -Successfully pass the Ishihara Color Blind Test.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
--- - - -The position provides direct patient care that regularly
involves heavy lifting, moving of patients and assisting with
ambulation. -Equipment aids and/or - - - coworkers may provide
--- - - -This position requires frequent, prolonged periods of
standing and the employee must be able to bend over. -
--- - - -The employee may occasionally be required to move, with
assistance, machines and equipment of up to 200 lbs., and may lift
chemical and water - - - - - solutions of up to 30 lbs. as high as
5 feet. -
--- - - -The work environment is characteristic of a health care
facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels.
--- - - -May be exposed to infectious and contagious
--- - - -Day to day work includes desk work, computer work,
interaction with patients, facility/hospital staff and physicians.
--- - - -The position may require travel to training sites or other
--- - - -May be asked to provide essential functions of this
position in other locations with the same physical demands and
working conditions as described - - above.
*EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual
*Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free
workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state
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