Pediatric Dialysis Nurse

Employer
Cleveland Clinic
Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 28, 2022
Closes
Jul 28, 2022
Ref
15660_132071
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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Responsibilities:

  • Provides all aspects of nursing care before during and after hemodialysis treatment.
  • Performs ongoing monitoring, evaluation and documentation of patient's status.
  • Recognizes and responds accordingly to adverse events.
  • Assist in Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis Clinic.
  • Reviews and interprets lab results.
  • Notifies physician of significant results.
  • Maintains professional growth and development in the nursing field and identified annual core competencies.
  • Utilizes knowledge of current and new procedure techniques and adapts patient care needs accordingly.
  • Establishes a care plan in collaboration with the patient, family and health care team.
  • Monitors RO and water quality.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of approved school of nursing.

Certifications:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Ohio.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) to be obtained within the first year of hire.

Competencies (Complexity of Work):

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Dialysis or Pediatric experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Full range of body motion, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases and body fluids.
  • Light Work - Exerting 10 to 25 pounds of force occasionally.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Provides professional nursing care to pediatric hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. On call responsibilities required.

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