Float Registered Nurse, RN - Dialysis

Employer
PPG HEALTH
Location
San Antonio, TX, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 11, 2017
Closes
Sep 27, 2017
Ref
e070ad7c4
Specialty
Renal-Dialysis
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Company Overview:

PPG Health and SNG Dialysis are rapidly growing integrated healthcare organizations serving the Dallas- Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and outlying areas. Through partnerships with primary care and specialty practices, PPG & SNG serve the community with exceptional quality care and access to a wide variety of medical specialties. Our company offers benefits, including 401K.

Summary:

The Registered Nurse performs patient care and related duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse or Facility Administrator, including assisting and supervising Licensed Vocations Nurses and Dialysis Technicians.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the dialyzer and delivery system for use as prescribed; monitor all equipment in use for the correct functioning; and perform appropriate terminal cleaning following each treatment.
  • Assess assigned patients before and after each treatment.
  • Initiate, monitor, and terminate dialysis treatment.
  • Develop the plan of nursing care for each treatment and alter the dialysis management as needed based on standing and current physicians orders.
  • Notify the Charge Nurse and physician regarding changes in the patients condition.
  • Document all patient care provided and contribute to team patient care planning and follow-up to achieve goals.
  • Deliver medications in a safe and effective manner according to established policies and procedures
  • Assist with patient care plans and progress notes as assigned.
  • Conform to the established policies and procedures of the facility.
  • Perform patient care or other duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse or Facility Administrator.

Skills / Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current licensure as an R.N. in the state of Texas.
  • Satisfactory professional references.
  • 1-year clinical experience and have 6 months in hemodialysis subsequent to completion of the facilitys training program

Pluses:

  • 1-year medical/surgical experience or equivalent preferred