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Registered Nurse Lead - Kidney Center

Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • Job Code
    5247
Jobid: 5247
Job Title: Registered Nurse Lead - Kidney Center
Location: Pleasant Prairie, WI
Job type: Full-time
Category: Nursing
Description:
  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • Coordinates and administers medical and nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process which involves: an assessment of the patient’s physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs; planning and development of an individualized plan of nursing care; implementation of the patient’s care plan; and evaluation of the patient’s response to that care. Complies with all established standards and practices.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • Associate Degree: Nursing
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • Minimum of 9 months of Dialysis experience with previous nursing experience or minimum of 12 months Dialysis experience.

  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
    • Licensure to be eligible to practice as a Registered Nurse or Graduate Nurse in the State of Wisconsin and/or the State of Illinois based on job location assignment.
    • Must successfully obtain Certified Nephrology Nurse or Certified Dialysis Nurse Specialty credentials within 2 years of assuming the position.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • The ability to read, write, speak, hear and comprehend the English language.
    • The physical, technical and cognitive ability as well as the manual dexterity, to use patient care equipment.
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Demonstrates competency with specific clinical skills and techniques that are listed in the department/unit skills list. Functions within the Wisconsin Nurse Practices Act and hospital/nursing policy.
    • Coordinates and administers medical and nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process as a framework for practice.
    • Demonstrates positive communication and leadership skills by collaborating with and giving direction to members of the health care team to achieve positive patient outcomes within established timeframes.
    • Administers medications, IV’s and treatments in a timely manner, safely and in accordance with policy and procedure.
    • Coordinates patient teaching and appointments such as Vascular Access and Transplant.
    • Demonstrates correct and safe techniques in the use of patient equipment according to specific product information and policy/procedure manuals.
    • Maintains and organizes department work areas in a neat, clean and well-supplied manner.
    • Organizes and completes nursing care activities within the assigned shift and in a professional manner.
    • Promptly and courteously responds to any patient call light.
    • Recognizes the occurrence of life-threatening situations and emergencies and takes the appropriate actions in a timely manner.
    • Actively participates in the implementation and monitoring of unit based Quality Assurance standards of care.
    • Assists in the orientation and training of new staff and nursing student clinical rotations as requested.
    • Facilitates the patient schedules per their request.
    • Communicates to Nurse Manager any on-going issues, such as:  staffing concerns, broken dialysis machines, water issues, supplies and/or equipment.


Industry

  • Health Care / Social Assistance
Posted: 2020-01-23 Expires: 2020-02-22

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