Registered Nurse, Dialysis

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate shall not be a factor in employment for this position. Due to the nature of hospital services, it may become necessary to work extended hours. POSITION SUMMARY Registered nurse is responsible for collaborating, planning, directing and implementing patients care for all ages. The RN develops and guides patient education and evaluates the process using standards of care. Manage, assess, monitor dialysis patient while dialyzing. Reports issues and status to physician and other staff as needed. POSITION SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Reports To: Department director and coordinator Supervises: PCA’s, techs POSITION REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education: Registered Nurse (RN) Minimum Work Experience: 12 months acute clinical experience as a Nurse Required Licenses/Certifications Current RN licensure with the State of Texas, Appropriate BLS Certification. RN license in good standing in state of employment or a compact state Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities General knowledge of basic bedside nursing. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on the physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to age of the patients served in assigned area/department. The skills and knowledge to provide such care are gained through education, training, and/or experience. Department Preferred Qualification At least 6 months dialysis experience Clinical patient care experience in a relevant setting Certification in Nephrology Nursing or related field PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must work varied hours and schedules. Requires prolonged walking and standing, frequent bending and/or stooping. May involve lifting or positioning of patients. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. May be exposed to communicable diseases and bodily fluids. Requires ability to sustain concentration in a noisy and fast paced environment. May be exposed to violent or disturbed individuals. QUALITY BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS Generally and in all job specific duties: Uses critical thinking skills to determine evidence based solutions. Systematically gathers and reviews pertinent information to prevent errors (PDCA — Plan, Do, Check, Act). Pursues individual or team learning and growth opportunities to continually build skills. Understands and abides by all safety regulations. SERVICE EXCELLENCE BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS Generally and in all job specific duties: Maintains patient confidentiality. Rounds regularly with patients, direct reports and/or customers. Uses telephone and elevator etiquette. Acts as an employee ambassador. Committed to know hospital service lines and shows pride in our organization. Uses AIDET when dealing with internal or external customers. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS Generally and in all job specific duties: Takes responsibility for solving problems. Treats company resources responsibly. Performs work functions timely and accurately. Respects our environment; keeps public areas neat and clean and returns supplies to the appropriate areas. PEOPLE BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS Generally and in all job specific duties: Supports the team through good attendance. Maintains a professional appearance. Creates a positive team environment; flexible and supportive setting an example of cooperation. Uses meaningful communication; provides honest feedback that is valuable and not critical and discourages negative talk and gossip. Respect co-workers. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the HMHD Compliance Plan. Conduct reflects HMHD’s values and a commitment to HMHD’s Code of Conduct. Attends the required corporate integrity and compliance training and education programs. Demonstrates proficiency in understanding the materials presented during the corporate integrity and compliance training and education program. Complies with all HIPAA standards. Registered Nurse: Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients, friends and families. Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient friends and family to understand condition, medications and self-care skills; answering questions. Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing departments philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice acts and other governing agency regulations Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel. Maintains department specific certifications per policy. Maintains state Licensure. Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing techniques, skills, principles and the nursing process and utilizes this knowledge when caring for patients of all ages. Refers to policy and procedures when appropriate. Administers medications with awareness of indications, contraindications, major actions, dosages, methods of administration and major side effects. Perform shift assessment/reassessment per policy. Responds appropriately to serious or life threatening emergencies, and communicates effectively with the health care team. Provide input into plan of care. Evaluates patients’ response to care and revises plan of care appropriately. Schedules and completes tasks with minimal supervision and in a timely manner. Knows and follows chain of command and maintains confidentiality of information. Required documentation specific to Registered Nurse includes the RN ADMISSION ASSESSMENT, completed within 24hrs of a all patient admissions to an inpatient unit (ICU, TELEMETRY WEST, TELEMETRY EAST/OBSERVATION, SURGICAL 4W, ACUTE REHAB UNIT) Registered Nurses are required to administer specific IV medications per policy. Registered Nurses are required to “check off” blood and blood products and initiate transfusions per policy, then able to delegate to an LVN. Performs and documents reassessments per policy. Responds appropriately to serious and/or life threatening emergencies and communicates effectively to healthcare team. Develop nursing plan of care, prioritizing identified problems and needs. Evaluates patients’ response to care and revises plan of care accordingly. Job Type: Full-time Pay: From $30.00 per hour Benefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Medical specialties: Dialysis Physical setting: Hospital Standard shift: Day shift Night shift Weekly schedule: 3×12 Ability to Relocate: Rockwall, TX: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person

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