DaVita is currently seeking a a Registered Nurse - Patient Educator / Case Manager in Union Gap, WA to work with our both our In-Clinic and Peritoneal Dialysis patients!
No dialysis experience? No worries! A comprehensive training program is fully provided to equip you with everything you need to be successful in this Sundays off position!
This position involves a combination of working with our in-clinic patients in our dialysis center, but also has the variety of also working with our Peritoneal Dialysis positions. On occasion, patient visits may need to occur in the patient's home setting. Strong time management skills are needed in this fantastic role. If you're seeking to take your nursing career to the next level, then this could be the position for you!
In this role, you'll finally have the ability to genuinely build strong relationships and rapport, and as a result, truly experience the impact you'll be making in the lives of these amazing patients!
As a Peritoneal Dialysis Registered Nurse (PD RN), you educate your patients on how to do their own dialysis from their homes, and you take responsibility for the complete ongoing care of each patient to ensure their treatment stays on track. You will work a Monday to Friday schedule-yet your impact on the lives of our patients will be felt every day.
Through this experience, the trusting relationships you build as a peritoneal home therapy nurse with patients and their families are strong and fulfilling.
"Patients truly depend on you for the answers. You are their lifeline. You're the first person they think of and call if something goes wrong and it's your responsibility to do the troubleshooting and get them back on track." - Sabrina, PD RN
Here's what you can expect as a Peritoneal Dialysis Registered Nurse:
Complexity - Embrace a mentally demanding RN role with many moving parts.
Expect to manage "a very organized chaos." You multitask in myriad ways - put down one patient's chart, start another, work with a physician, run out to get a medication, respond to a supplier's request - with lots of loose ends to pull together and a lot of follow up. It's challenging, fun and keeps your day fresh.
Educator - Empower patients to live healthier lives sharing your knowledge.
You've got to love teaching and education. Training patients takes time and mental energy and the rewards of that investment come in seeing the transformation of your patients from feeling sick and afraid, to strong and independent.
Autonomy - Provide comprehensive patient care in an independent setting.
Plan to be on your toes at all times. You use your mind constantly. You apply your "core" nursing skills to assess, diagnose and implement complete care plans as you look at the whole patient. There's a lot to track and manage and the joy comes in witnessing how your care impacts patients' lives.
A Qualified Peritoneal Dialysis Registered Nurse (PD RN) should bring:
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.
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