RN, Registered Nurse – Hemodialysis

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Summary: A Registered Professional Dialysis Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. This position participates in the development and implementation of individualized and comprehensive plan of care for each patient, provides direct and indirect care to patients as it relates to their dialysis treatment, including pre- and post-assessments, and administrations of medications during dialysis. In addition, the Registered Professional Dialysis Nurse operates all dialysis equipment and supplies in accordance with hospital and departmental policy to provide expected patient outcome and documents in the medical record accordingly. The Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital of San Antonio, established in 1959, was the first childrenxe2x80x99s hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic childrenxe2x80x99s hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Childrenxe2x80x99s Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine. Requirements: Graduate of a Registered Nursing program, Bachelor Degree preferred Excellent customer service, negotiation and communication skills At least 6 months dialysis experience preferred 12 months acute clinical experience as a Registered Nurse required Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care Unit (CCU), Emergency Room (ER), or Medical Surgical (Med Surg) experience is preferred Clinical patient care experience in a relevant setting, preferred Previous healthcare management experience, preferred Additional Information RN license in good standing in state of employment or a compact state , if applicable Registered Nurse (RN) required American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification in Nephrology Nursing preferred Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications (include all that are on the RN JD plus these): A Hemodialysis Knowledge Exam- within twelve (12) weeks of employment Certification in Nephrology Nursing preferred, required within 1 year of eligibility to take the exam Work Type: Full Time

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