At DaVita, we believe a company can also be a community, and a community of committed individuals can actually make a difference in the way health care is practiced.
DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad.
A leading provider of kidney care in the United States, DaVita delivers dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita strives to improve patients’ quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services.
Our true measure of success? Our clinical outcomes consistently rank above the national average. We attribute that success to our most important patient touch point: our teammates!
“We do dialysis, but we are not about dialysis. We are about the lives of our patients, teammates and partners, and the communities in which we operate” – Kent Thiry, Chairman and CEO.
Join us as we continue pursuing our vision “To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen.”
Award-winning training. Nurses who lead.
We are looking for Dialysis Experienced RN's that have worked in a
Charge RN role or are ready to take the next step into a Charge RN role!
the most of your leadership skills to help patients live better lives. In this
vital front-line role at an outpatient clinic or hospital unit, you will
oversee all aspects of its operation. You will supervise direct patient care,
perform patient assessment; develop and administer dialysis plans; analyze
patient data; and administer medications, fluid therapy/blood products, and
other treatments per physician orders. You also will perform teammate and
patient scheduling; train new teammates; and prepare, monitor and maintain
dialysis machines and systems.
nurse leadership means everything. From new nurses to tenured professionals,
DaVita has a training program and professional development/advancement track
just for you-across the range of our industry-leading, innovative modality
teams are built on strong relationships through training excellence and
We offer career options to fit your lifestyle.
What can you expect as a dialysis nurse at DaVita?
Patients - Help patients improve their quality of life by
delivering outstanding clinical outcomes.
at a DaVita dialysis facility is measured by how well patients respond to their
dialysis treatments. As an RN you work with a team including a social worker,
dietitian and physician to ensure that each patient receives the best care
possible, and in turn lives a healthier life outside of the clinic.
Relationships - Build long-term bonds with your patients and their
a dialysis nurse you see your patients three to four times each week for a few
hours at a time, while they receive their treatments. The dialysis lifestyle
can be very trying for our patients. By forming relationships with them, our
nurses understand each patient's unique needs and help ease some of their
Team - Your team supports one another and creates a fun work
me a T, give me an E, finish it up with an A and an M - what's that spell?
TEAM! We have seven Core Values that we live and work by and Team is one
of them. We work hard - sometimes under pressure - but we work together
with the common goal of delivering the best patient care and supporting each
other in the process.
As a Hemodialysis RN with DaVita, here are some of things you'll
learn and do:
direct patient care including but not limited to taking/monitoring vital
signs, initiation and termination of dialysis, documentation, physical
assessment of patients and patient treatments, taking and transcription of
physician's orders, drawing and documentation of ordered laboratory work
- Note any signs of trauma,
patients' general physical and mental condition, review of dialysis
orders, document observations in patient medical records legibly
patient assessments, laboratory data and, when concerns are noted, bring
issues to the attention of the physician
- Communicate all emergencies,
patient life-threatening complications and related incidents to
supervisor, Medical Director, Regional Operations Director, Facility or
Group Facility Administrator
patient and family learning readiness and provide appropriate information
on renal disease, prescribed dialysis treatment and medical regimen and its
impact on the patient's state of health and well-being.
- Provide hemodialysis therapy
including but not limited to formulating dialysis plan per physician
orders, weight and rate to be ultrafiltrated, ensuring safety measures are
in place and complied with, administering medications or other appropriate
treatments, discontinuing dialysis according to established procedure,
documenting all activity appropriately
- Instruct patient on pre- and
- Administer patient quality care
in a considerate, respectful manner
- Inform Facility
Administrator/Clinical Coordinator or Clinical Nurse Manager of all
incidents, conditions, problems, counseling and the necessity for further
counseling as it relates to teammate, patient care and facility management
- Prepare and maintain dialysis
machines and systems per DaVita policy: rinse and reuse procedure,
maintain dialyzer records, prepare dialysis water treatment system for use
according to established procedure and understand the technical operations
to resolve minor problems independently
bio-medical technician regarding machine or water treatment malfunctions
and provide appropriate documentation
- Review treatment records and ensure
accuracy of charges
- Participate in quality
- Ensure compliance with DaVita
policies and procedures in accordance with state and federal regulations
relating to patient care and services (CMS, HIPAA, OSHA, AMMI or other
with state or federal regulations of the Teammate Health and Safety
- Work overtime with little or no
notice as needed
- Attend team meetings, phone
conferences, quality improvement meetings, educational activities, and
training as needed
understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and
department or company procedures
regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essential responsibility
of this position
Some details about this position:
is a full-time role working 3-4 days a week, 10-14 hour shifts requiring
flexibility Monday through Saturday
required to be flexible within: 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
least 1 year of nursing experience within dialysis is required
least 1 year of nursing experience within ICU, CCU, ER, med/surg,
telemetry also required
fluency is a huge bonus!
solid work ethic and FUN nature go a long way at DaVita, so roll up your
sleeves and put on your party hat!
patients are the #1 priority and we're looking for the cream of the crop
to help make a difference in their lives
looking for the RIGHT person, RIGHT fit, RIGHT attitude!
you align closely with our core values of Service Excellence, Integrity,
Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment, and Fun, then
DaVita may be the RIGHT place for YOU!
DaVita, your resume won't go into the Internet "black hole".
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- Current RN license in state of practice required
- Minimum of 12 months of clinical nursing experience including a minimum of 3 months of experience providing nursing care to patients on maintenance dialysis required.
- Dialysis Charge RN readiness approval by Clinical Nurse Manager or RN-licensed FA/GFA required
- Current CPR certification required
- Completed training approved by the medical director and the governing body as required by CMS guidelines prior to operating the water treatment system
- ICU, CCU, ER or Med Surge experience preferred
- Supervisory experience preferred; willingness, desire, and ability to supervise required
- CNN or CDN preferred
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
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