Dialysis RN | $48/hr

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The RN Dialysis nurse is responsible for providing dialysistreatment to patients suffering from kidney failure to include pre and postdialysis care while maintaining a safe environment, providing compassionatecare and per facility / physician orders. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Ensures compassionate, professional delivery of alldialysis-related nursing services in a clinical setting Provides the highest level of care to patients and ensuretheir safety, comfort and well-being Understands the basic and advanced principles of watertreatment Prepares patients for dialysis treatment and continuallymonitors patients during the treatment Properly sets up the dialysis machine in preparation for usePrepares dialysate according to formulas and primes withsaline or heparinized solution Responsible for teaching patients and their families abouthealthcare practices for safety at home Accurately explains the dialysis procedure and the operationof the dialysis machine to new patients and answers any questions related todialysis and health maintenance Calculates fluid removal or replacement to be achievedduring the dialysis procedure Uses proper techniques to access the dialysis site andcorrectly connects patient to dialysis machine Begins procedure and monitors the dialysis site during thetreatment Accurately collects, documents, and reports all patient data(i.e. vital signs, weights) Observes and monitors patient(s) during the procedure andreports any changes or adverse reactions in patientxe2x80x99s condition to the ChargesRegistered Nurse on duty Provides skilled intervention to patients as applicable forany signs and symptoms of adverse reaction and/or change in patientxe2x80x99s conditionDocuments all patient care procedures performed during thedialysis treatment Correctly follows all policies and procedures in testing themachine pre-treatment Correctly follows all policies and procedures to discontinuetreatment and disconnect the patient from the dialysis machine Responsible for cleaning and quality control of the dialysisequipment Reports any machine problems or malfunctions to the facilityor charge registered nurse, as required by policy May participate in the development of patient care plans;depending upon the facility or work assignment. Performs other duties as assigned/necessary Minimum Requirements: Current Registered Nurse License for the state in which thenurse practices Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable Current CPR if applicable TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) Must meet all federal, state and local requirements Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required Computer proficiency required Must be at least 18 years of ageBenefitsAt Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:Competitive pay & weekly paychecksHealth, dental, vision, and life insurance401(k) savings planAwards and recognition programs *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. About AmergisAmergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions. Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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