Assesses the home dialysis patient and home partner/family readiness and potential ability to perform dialysis treatments at home. Admits all new home patients and documents the appropriate processes as required by policy and procedure.
Provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care.
The Staff Registered Nurse, under the direction of the Clinical Coordinator and/or Nurse Manager, is responsible for providing and/or promoting quality patient care based on the individual needs of the patient populations served.
Our Registered Nurses are responsible for providing IV nursing care in the home or ambulatory setting, performing in-hospital discharge assessments and occasional IV hook-ups, teaching patients about their home infusion therapy, and providing ongoing monitoring of their treatment.
In this role, you will be responsible for various aspects of patient flow throughout the continuum of admission to the hospital to maximize efficiency of hospital resources and ensure appropriate patient bed placement and movement throughout the admission stay.
As a teammate in an acute setting, you will typically be the only dialysis nurse in the hospital during your shift. You are not alone though. You will work very closely with the hospital staff each day to assess, troubleshoot, and make sound decisions for critically ill patients.
Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy.
Functions in an organized and time conscious manner. Demonstrates leadership in the charge nurse role by supervising the delivery of care.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.