Clinic Nurse – Peritoneal Dialysis (Dual) – 40 Hr / Days

The Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Registered Nurse coordinates services related to peritoneal dialysis care. Primary responsibilities include training the patient in self-care PD, ongoing follow up care to evaluate and monitor response to treatment, overall case management of the patient on PD, and promotion of home treatment modalities. Onsite home evaluations are included in standard of care. The PD nurse coordinates communication and care through all the other multidisciplinary renal team members for the patient. Essential Responsibilities: Provides safe and effective training and oversight of the delivery of home PD to the patient in compliance with KP standards, as well as regulations set forth by state and federal agencies. Assists in ESRD treatment options education and the identification, evaluation, and selection of PD training candidates. Trains the PD candidate and/or care partner to perform all aspects of home PD therapy through the KP Peritoneal Dialysis Training Program. Assesses and manages patients response to home dialysis training and treatment, including onsite evaluation of patients home environment; follows prescribed protocols. Provides ongoing education to patient regarding dialysis treatment. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team in completion of comprehensive patient assessments and development of individualized plan of care to provide outstanding quality of care, as defined by KP quality goals and standards. Documents all relevant data including physician orders, lab results, vital signs, treatment parameters, patient status, and any treatment related data appropriately, and enters into the appropriate medical information system. Actively participates in Quality Improvement-QAPI process, patient care conferences, and all other required staff meetings as scheduled. Rotates coverage with other licensed staff to ensure reliable and adequate coverage and participates in 24/7 on-call coverage as assigned. Performs other related duties as directed. Basic Qualifications: Experience Minimum two (2) years experience as a registered nurse. Education Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. License, Certification, Registration Registered Nurse License (Oregon) Registered Nurse License (Washington) Drivers License (in location where applicable) Basic Life Support Additional Requirements: Experience in case management or care coordination. Experience providing patient education and training. Knowledge of adult learning theories and models. Knowledge of case management principles. Must have reliable transportation and be able to complete patient home assessments. Will be required to travel to Nephrology service areas throughout the Region. Preferred Qualifications: Previous nursing experience working with CKD, hemodialysis population. Minimum three (3) months experience providing peritoneal dialysis procedures. BSN Certified Nephrology Certification Demonstrates clinical nursing and leadership skills. Demonstrates effective interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills. Willingness to learn computerized information systems. Demonstrates ability to work within teams and within a dynamic work environment. Customer focused. PrimaryLocation : Oregon,Portland,Central Interstate Medical Offices HoursPerWeek : 40 Shift : Day Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri WorkingHoursStart : 08:30 AM WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM Job Schedule : Full-time Job Type : Standard Employee Status : Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation : W01|AFT|Local 5017 Job Level : Individual Contributor Job Category : Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners Department : Interstate – Central Med Ofcs – Nephrology-Clinical Nurse – 1008 Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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