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REGISTERED NURSE - OUTPATIENT DIALYSIS

REGISTERED NURSE - OUTPATIENT DIALYSIS

ID 
2017-24407
Site 
RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Red Bank
Status 
Full Time
Shift 
Day
Shift Hours 
05:30-3:00

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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 dialysis nurse provides comprehensive care to the dialysis patient throughout the dialysis treatment. 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 RN at Meridian Health includes:

 

  • Delivery of nursing practices according to the evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient centered care
  • Responsible for optimal patient/guest satisfaction and care experience according to Meridian Health standards
  • Medication administration utilizing the latest clinical documentation technology designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patient
  • Patient and family centered care aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration in management of our patient’s plan of care and goals from admission to discharge to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary team, patients and/or family on a regular basis consisting of the Nephrologist, Nurse Practitioner, Transplant Surgeon or designee, Registered Dietitian, and Licensed Social Worker to assess the patient’s progress and evaluate current and future treatment modalities and modify plan as necessary
  • Participating in Quality Assurance activities held at least quarterly and shall be separate from other patient care or management meetings
  • Caring for the chronic hemodialysis patient including assessment, planning intervention and evaluation of each patient and each treatment
  • Able to troubleshoot and intervene when problems arise with machines, dialysis access or water treatment issues
  • Using knowledge of chronic renal failure, nursing intervention and desired outcomes
  • Must have the ability to be flexible with time submitted

Qualifications

  • Current and valid Nursing License in the State of New Jersey is required
  • BLS/CPR certification is required
  • BSN is preferred
  • One (1) or more years of med/surg nursing experience is required or must be an active participant with the Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Residency program
  • Dialysis nursing experience is preferred
  • On-call duty required for Acute Unit
  • 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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