As a DaVita Dialysis Charge Nurse (RN), you play a vital front-line role at an outpatient clinic, you will oversee all aspects of its operation. Including:
- Supervise direct patient care, perform patient assessments, develop and administer dialysis plans, analyze patient data, administer medications, fluid therapy/blood products, and other treatments per physician orders.
- Performing teammate and patient scheduling; overseeing the training of new clinical teammates (both RN and PCT)
- Preparing, monitoring and maintaining dialysis machines and systems.
As a Charge Registered Nurse at DaVita you will constantly be on your toes working in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment with new challenges to trouble-shoot and overcome. Make the most of your nursing and leadership skills to provide the highest level of care to our patients and ensure their safety, comfort, and well-being. In fact, we’re blowing away the competition with our clinical outcomes. Isn’t that why you went into nursing in the first place?
Patients - Help patients improve their quality of life by delivering outstanding clinical outcomes in a chronic setting.
Relationships - Build long-term bonds with your patients and their families.
Team - Your clinical team supports one another and creates a fun work environment.
Clinical Leader- DaVita is the top performer with more 4 and 5 STAR dialysis centers according to CMS.
Additional Details about this Role:
- This is a full-time (about 40 hours per week), Dialysis Charge Nurse position with Glenarden Dialysis
- Previous Clinical Coordinator and dialysis experience required, as this teammate will need to be qualified to take Charge role immediately
- This teammate will work Monday/Wednesday/Friday for 3 shifts (must have the flexibility to work other days well, as the clinic is trying to expand to Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday)
- Teammate should be a strong leader, be willing to teach and educate staff, and guide newer teammates
A Qualified Charge Nurse (RN) should bring:
- Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of practice
- Current CPR certification required
- At least 12 months of registered nursing experience
- At least 3 months of dialysis experience required (specific to the modality); dialysis training can be acquired during training
- Dialysis Charge RN readiness approval by Clinical Nurse Manager or RN-licensed FA/GFA required
- Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN) or Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN) preferred
- Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care Unit (CCU), Emergency Room (ER), or Medical Surgical (Med Surg) experience is preferred
- Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) from accredited school of nursing required; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N) preferred; three-year diploma from accredited diploma program may be substituted for nursing degree
- Current CPR certification required
- Completed training approved by the medical director and the governing body as required by CMS guidelines prior to operating the water treatment system
- Supervisory experience preferred; willingness, desire, and ability to supervise required
- Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook required; functional proficiency in all computer systems of DaVita within 90 days of hire required
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