RN Dialysis - Travel Nurse

Location
Greenville, NC
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 07, 2020
Closes
May 07, 2020
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for Dialysis RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Greenville, NC. The right RN should have 1-2 years recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a Dialysis Travel Nurse, you will provide care and support for patients suffering from acute and chronic renal (kidney) failure. RNs should have experience and skill assisting pre- and during dialysis procedures, following physician orders.

As a Dialysis Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:
  • Prime dialyzer and bloodlines.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Prepare dialysis equipment.
  • Oversee dialysis treatment.
  • Cannulate accesses.
  • Clean and dress permanent and temporary catheters.
  • Identify irregular dialysis reactions and notify appropriate medical team members.
  • Teach patient and significant others how to manage illness.

Dialysis Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. Because of the fast-paced environment, Dialysis RNs must possess good skills for coping with stress and be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Hemodialysis Unit "HDU" AKA Renal Dialysis is a 17 Bed unit. The renal dialysis unit cares for those patients experiencing the following disease process: End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), Kidney transplant, Thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura, Sickle cell disease Autoimmune disorders (ex. Guillain-Barre Syndrome

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