A Registered Professional Dialysis Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. This position participates in the development and implementation of individualized and comprehensive plan of care for each patient, provides direct and indirect care to patients as it relates to their dialysis treatment, including pre- and post-assessments, and administrations of medications during dialysis. In addition, the Registered Professional Dialysis Nurse operates all dialysis equipment and supplies in accordance with hospital and departmental policy to provide expected patient outcome and documents in the medical record accordingly.
Â·Graduate of a Registered Nursing program, Bachelor Degree preferred. Â·Excellent customer service, negotiation and communication skills. Â·At least 6 months dialysis experience preferred. Â·12 months acute clinical experience as a Registered Nurse required. Â·Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care Unit (CCU), Emergency Room (ER), or Medical Surgical (Med Surg) experience is preferred. Â·Clinical patient care experience in a relevant setting, preferred. Â·Previous healthcare management experience, preferred. Â·RN license in good standing in state of employment or a compact state , if applicable. Â·Registered Nurse (RN) required. Â·American Heart Association Basic Life Support. Â·Certification in Nephrology Nursing preferred. Â·A Water Treatment Knowledge Exam- within twelve (12) weeks of employment. Â·A Hemodialysis Knowledge Exam- within twelve (12) weeks of employment. Â·Certification in Nephrology Nursing preferred, required within 1 year of eligibility to take the exam.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.