|Title||RN PRN – Inpatient Dialysis RN|
POSITION: ACUTE INPATIENT DIALYSIS RN
FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT
JOB SUMMARY: The registered professional nurse position is accountable and responsible for the provision and coordination of clinically competent care including assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation for an assigned group of patients. This RN participates in decision-making, teaching, leadership functions, and quality improvement activities that enhance patient care outcomes and program operations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs all essential functions under the direction of the program manager/supervisor and with guidance from the dialysis educator when available. Expected to complete all orientation requirements and to advance knowledge in preparation for additional clinical and supervisory responsibilities.
Education and Training: Graduate of accredited school of nursing and
Must meet the practice requirements in all states where he or she is employed.
Successful completion of the facility’s Education and Training requirements for new employees.
Successful completion and maintenance of BLS/ACLS Certification.
Meet all conditions of employment.
Successful completion of all annual required education/training/competencies.
Successful completion of on-going training and education as assigned or required
Work Experience: Minimum of twelve months experience as a Registered Nurse (preferred).
Twelve months dialysis experience required to be on-call.
Hemodialysis and/or ICU experience (preferred).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Successful completion of all facility education and modality specific training requirements for new employees
Physical Requirements: 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.
Areas of practice are diverse and could include, but not limited to, the fields of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapies, and apheresis.
The position provides direct patient care that regularly involves heavy lifting and moving of patients, and assisting with ambulation. Equipment aids and/or coworkers may provide assistance. 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 diseases/materials.
Day to day work includes desk work, computer work and interaction with patients, facility/hospital staff and physicians.
Position could require participation in on-call rotation (night, weekend or as defined by individual program needs).
OSHA EXPOSURE CATEGORY: A Has exposure to blood borne pathogens.