Nurse, Peritoneal Dialysis

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Job Summary: To coordinate and monitor care of patients in the assigned clinical area. Essential Responsibilities: Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates a plan of care for the peritoneal dialysis patient, including but not limited to the following functions: Administers all oral and injecting medications in the department. Ensures narcotics and drug supplies are available in the assigned clinical area and assures the proper security of all narcotics and controlled substances according to KP standards and applicable regulatory laws. Initiates and monitors IV therapy to therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Initiates and monitors Peritoneal Dialysis Exchanges including CAPD and APD. Provides ongoing assurance of functional emergency equipment and adequate emergency drug supplies. Documents emergency situations within the department to the clinical operations manager. Sets-up, performs, and/or assists with procedures as appropriate.Ensures safety measures are instituted for all compromised patients receiving care. Coordinates, implements, and evaluates patient teaching plans for areas of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, anticoagulant therapy, therapeutic diet instruction, weight control, peritoneal dialysis at home, and other areas as designated. Triages walk-in patients as needed or assigned. Supervises patient flow and directs other clinical support staff in the delivery of patient care within the Health Care Team (HCT). Acts as patient advocate and resolves problem within HCT. Brings unresolved issues to the clinical operations managers attention if unresolved within the team. Performs other related duties as directed. Basic Qualifications: Experience Minimum six (6) months experience providing peritoneal dialysis self-care training required. Minimum one (1) year of current experience HMO or ambulatory setting is required. Minimum one (1) year experience in nursing care of the patient on home maintenance peritoneal dialysis or in nursing care of the end stage renal patient required. Education High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire. Registered Nurse License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire AND Registered Nurse License (Virginia) within 6 months of hire OR Compact License: Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire Registered Nurse License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire Basic Life Support from American Heart Association Additional Requirements: Must complete all Fundamental and assigned Specialty related competencies by the end of the probationary period and annually thereafter. Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required. Experience in IV Therapy is required. Must have reliable transportation and able to complete a home assessment of patients environment. Preferred Qualifications: B.S.N. is preferred PrimaryLocation : Maryland,Largo,Largo Medical Center HoursPerWeek : 40 Shift : Day Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM WorkingHoursEnd : 04:30 PM Job Schedule : Full-time Job Type : Standard Employee Status : Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation : M38|UFCW|Local 400 Job Level : Individual Contributor Job Category : Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners Department : Largo Medical Center – Dialysis – 1808 Travel : Yes, 15 % 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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