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Dialysis Home Therapy Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Overview

Did you know that some of the industry’s most talented and caring registered nurses are at DCI? Our nursing staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row. We think our Nurses are pretty awesome; they make a difference in our patients' lives by helping them live longer and achieve a better quality of life.


Our mission is “the care of the patient is our reason for existence.” What’s yours?


The Dialysis Home Therapy Registered Nurse (RN) educates and cares for our home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, following up with them on a regular basis. The Dialysis Home Therapy RN also assists in the ongoing development of the local home training program.


Interested candidates must be willing to travel.



Responsibilities

  • Assists in the examination and evaluation of patient candidates so that appropriate PD treatment and other services can be arranged.
  • Train patients and family who have chosen peritoneal dialysis as their treatment modality.
  • Provides counseling and emotional support.
  • Check dialysis equipment and ensure it is operating properly, make adjustments, or have them made by maintenance personnel.
  • Teach the patients proper care between dialysis to avoid infections, and instruct patients on matters of diet.
  • Keep comprehensive records of the schedule and type of treatment and changes in the condition of the patient.
  • Check in with the patient at least monthly by phone or during clinic visits.
  • Obtain routine laboratory work to include routine adequacy testing.
  • Make surveillance of the patient’s home adaption, including provisions for visits to the home.
  • Ensure the patient is provided consultation with a Social Worker and Dietitian.


Job Requirements

  • A Registered Nurse with a current license for the applicable state 
  • At least 12 months clinical experience.
  • Must have at least 3 months experience in Peritoneal/Home Dialysis Nursing.

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.


For more information about equal opportunity please see: 


https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.

Job Snapshot

Location US-PA-Sewickley
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Dialysis Clinic, Inc., (DCI)

The primary responsibility of DCI is to perceive, initiate and provide comprehensive patient care. We serve society by providing care for patients with end-stage renal disease. Our goal is complete patient rehabilitation. We recognize the patient as an individual resulting from his/her genetics, life experience, habits, beliefs, emotions; and as a member of his/her family, and the community. The patient deserves the highest standard of care possible regardless of race, status or creed. Learn More

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US-PA-Sewickley
Snapshot
Dialysis Clinic, Inc., (DCI)
Company:
US-PA-Sewickley
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Overview

Did you know that some of the industry’s most talented and caring registered nurses are at DCI? Our nursing staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row. We think our Nurses are pretty awesome; they make a difference in our patients' lives by helping them live longer and achieve a better quality of life.


Our mission is “the care of the patient is our reason for existence.” What’s yours?


The Dialysis Home Therapy Registered Nurse (RN) educates and cares for our home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, following up with them on a regular basis. The Dialysis Home Therapy RN also assists in the ongoing development of the local home training program.


Interested candidates must be willing to travel.



Responsibilities

  • Assists in the examination and evaluation of patient candidates so that appropriate PD treatment and other services can be arranged.
  • Train patients and family who have chosen peritoneal dialysis as their treatment modality.
  • Provides counseling and emotional support.
  • Check dialysis equipment and ensure it is operating properly, make adjustments, or have them made by maintenance personnel.
  • Teach the patients proper care between dialysis to avoid infections, and instruct patients on matters of diet.
  • Keep comprehensive records of the schedule and type of treatment and changes in the condition of the patient.
  • Check in with the patient at least monthly by phone or during clinic visits.
  • Obtain routine laboratory work to include routine adequacy testing.
  • Make surveillance of the patient’s home adaption, including provisions for visits to the home.
  • Ensure the patient is provided consultation with a Social Worker and Dietitian.


Job Requirements

  • A Registered Nurse with a current license for the applicable state 
  • At least 12 months clinical experience.
  • Must have at least 3 months experience in Peritoneal/Home Dialysis Nursing.

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.


For more information about equal opportunity please see: 


https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.

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