Dialysis Registered Nurse – Charge

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Mission Diversity Inspiration Growth OUR MISSION At U.S. Renal Care, we’re changing the lives of everyone living with kidney disease. OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH At USRC, we are building a culture of diversity and inclusion where each employee has a voice, and every team member is valued for their individual talents. Our common purpose is the pursuit of excellence for our patients and our shared values lived out through compassion for one another. A PATH FOR SUCCESS When you join U.S. Renal Care, your journey begins with training programs to set each new employee on a course for success. Ongoing development ensures every team member remains fully supported and empowered to chart their career path towards growth and opportunity. INSPIRATION and GROWTH USRC is also dedicated to open communication that fosters dialogue and understanding of our vision and goals. We recognize and reward innovation to inspire one another as we endeavor to lead our industry in the highest quality of care for our patients. Job Description The RN Charge Nurse is responsible for overseeing nursing services each shift and functions as a nursing supervisor. This position provides daily supervision of staff on duty during operational hours. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties and tasks may be assigned. Assist with clinical and operational processes to improve patient health and minimize hospitalizations and missed treatments. Demonstrate effective use of supplies and staff labor hours. Complete and document monthly review of patient medication profiles. Administer medications as ordered by the physician. Assist physician during patient rounds and transcribe and implement physician orders timely. Assist with the implementation of anemia management and medication protocols as requested. Knowledge of and comply with federal, state, local laws and regulations, including health care 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. May give direct patient care to the extent of performing efficient, safe dialysis, if allowed by state regulations. Responds to all emergencies in clinic. Communicate results of patient assessment, reassessment, and ongoing monitoring to the physician, team members, and others as appropriate to the individual needs of the patient. Maintain collaborative working relationship with Medical Director and physicians. Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary team in all required patient assessment and care planning activities. Assist in orientation of new staff as a preceptor or in assigning a preceptor. Acts as resource person and participates in implementing and evaluating dialysis services and assures that policies and procedures are updated. Assists Administrator in interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and disciplinary actions of center staff Qualifications/Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements include: Current RN license in applicable state. License must be maintained as current and in good standing. 12 months experience in providing nursing care, including 3 months of experience in providing nursing care to patients on maintenance dialysis. CPR certification required within 90 days of hire. Confirmation of ability to distinguish all primary colors. Demonstrated ability to function in a leadership position and to perform in new and emergent situations with sound judgment. Demonstrated working knowledge of the English language and ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Must have basic computer skills; proficiency in all USRC clinical applications required within 90 days of hire. Must meet any practice requirement(s) for the applicable state. (See addendum for RN Charge Nurse.)

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