Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL
Hemo / Oncology, Renal-Dialysis
Contract Type
Full Time
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  Registered Nurse – Mount Sinai Hospital Hemodialysis Unit

Mount Sinai Hospital hemodialysis unit is one of the few remaining hospital-based dialysis programs in the country. At Sinai, the services provided are outpatient and inpatient hemodialysis; The outpatient dialysis unit has 11 stations, serving four shifts of patients Monday through Saturday. There are two staff shifts. The inpatient unit has 4 stations and also provides bedside dialysis.
All acute services also are operational Monday through Saturday. The unit is closed on Sunday. Acute staff has on call responsibilities. The staffing mix is approximately 60% RN and 40% certified hemodialysis technicians. The chronic staff work five, 8 hour shifts and the acute staff work four, 10 hour shifts. Mount Sinai hospital has four nephrologists, all part of the Sinai health system. They are on site, responsive, and supportive of the dialysis staff.

We enjoy our independence functioning within a hospital system, as opposed to an outside management company. Our dialysis patients can more easily coordinate their other appointments and services along with their dialysis treatments here at Sinai. There are numerous learning opportunities from the different dialysis modalities as well as learning about all the equipment that is involved in preparing a safe dialysis treatment.

General Summary / Unit Information:
  • 11-station chronic unit, 4 patient shifts, 2 staff shifts (AM and PM), 6 days per week Mon-Sat
  • 3:1 nurse patient ratio
  • Acute unit, 4 chairs, and also bedside treatments in the ICUs
  • Inpatient peritoneal dialysis
  • New outpatient peritoneal dialysis unit opening soon off site, Western Avenue, short distance from hospital
  • Many opportunities and experiences within the program--chronic, acute, and rehab hemodialysis and acute peritoneal dialysis
  • Varying shifts--chronic AM 5:30 to 14:00, chronic PM 13:30 to 22:00; acute room 7:00 to 17:30 and 9:00 to 19:00 for bedside; Schwab 14:00 to 20:00.
  • Every other Saturday; unit closed on Sundays
  • On call responsibilities for acute staff; currently taking call for a week, every six weeks


  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • PTO
  • CE Courses offered
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Clinical Ladder
  • 403 b with matching contributions

    Education / Certification / Licensure :

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
  • Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Illinois
  • At least 2 years working within a hemodialysis environment within a outpatient / inpatient setting
  • Bilingual a plus!