Dialysis Registered Nurse Coordinator

4 days left

Location
Meadowbrook Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 06, 2021
Closes
Mar 08, 2021
Ref
25532
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SUMMARY OF JOB:

The Dialysis Registered Nurse Coordinator in collaboration with the Critical Care Services Unit Manager ensures compliance with regulatory aspects of the program as well as staff education and training and performance evaluations.  The Dialysis Registered Nurse Coordinator must be able to perform all aspects of the nursing process under the Professional Nursing Law. Dialysis nurses provide care and support for patients suffering from acute and chronic renal failure. The Dialysis RN works with the Nephrology medical practitioners to provide dialysis related high-quality care to patients in need of renal replacement therapy. Responsibilities include facilitation, communication, assessment, intervention, education, planning and providing comprehensive nursing care for patients, families and significant others. Communicates with multidisciplinary team members as appropriate about changes in a condition or response to treatment. Acts as a patient/customer advocate and an HRHS representative meeting the patient/family needs throughout the hospital experience. As a professional, the RN assists in the development of new staff nurses and the future development of the nursing profession.

 

CONNECTING TO MISSION:

All individuals, within the scope of their position are responsible to perform their job in light of the Mission and Values of the Health System. Regardless of position, every job contributes to the challenge of providing health care. There is an ongoing responsibility for ensuring that the values of Respect, Compassion, Justice, Hospitality, Holistic Approach, Stewardship, and Collaboration are present in our interactions with one another and in the services we provide.

 

RECRUITMENT REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

Registered licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

BSN within one year following introductory period

Dialysis-minimum of 1-2 years Dialysis nurse experience; Critical Care experience preferred

Specialty certification preferred

IV skills

BLS certification required

ACLS in specialty areas (L&D, ED, ICU, PACU, ACU, CVC) – required within 6 months of hire

NRP (NICU, LDR, MIU, Nursery – required within 6 months of hire)

PALS (ED, PACU required within 6 months of hire)

Fetal monitor certification preferred for LDR (required within 1 to 2 years based on experience)

8 hours annual stroke education and NIH certification for Telemetry RNs

4 hours annual stroke education for ED and ICCU RNs

Stroke education per unit protocol annually

Must be available for alternate shift work

Must meet satisfactory completion of orientation and competency validation within probationary period

 

LICENSE AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

Registered licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

EOE


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