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REGISTERED NURSE - INPATIENT DIALYSIS

REGISTERED NURSE - INPATIENT DIALYSIS

ID 
2017-22759
Site 
RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Red Bank
Status 
Full Time
Shift 
Day
Shift Hours 
Four 10-hour shifts

More information about this job

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

 

The Inpatient Dialysis RN will provide the dialysis treatment and care to the dialysis patient in the hospital setting. For nurses without prior dialysis nursing experience, there will be a three-month orientation including classroom training and precepting on the dialysis unit.  

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Dialysis Nurse at Meridian includes:

 

  • Delivery of nursing practices according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care.
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient’s status, rendered care and treatment plans.
  • Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients.
  • Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient’s assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care.
  • Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management.
  • Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care
  • Managing the dialysis treatment
  • Documenting in ACES (EHR)
  • Charge nurse responsibilities
  • Communicating with Nephrologists and other hospital personnel
  • Overseeing dialysis technicians
  • Performing on-call duty for the acute unit

Qualifications

  • Current and valid Nursing License in the State of New Jersey is required
  • BLS/CPR certification is required
  • One (1) or more years of inpatient dialysis nursing is required OR must be an active participant with the Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Residency program
  • On-call duty for the acute unit is required
  • BSN is preferred
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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