Position : Dialysis nurse
Allscripts or similar EMR system.
Acute care experience required.
Must have EKG/ Tele experience to pass orientation tests once here. Need unit experience, not just dialysis on ICU patients.
BLS and ACLS required.
Checking and recording patients’ vitals before, during, and after dialysis treatment.
Ensuring that hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatments are administered to patients correctly.
Monitoring patients during dialysis treatment to identify any adverse reactions.
Preparing and updating nursing care plans.
Promptly notifying the appropriate medical practitioner of any problems that occur during dialysis treatments.
Working with the Dialysis Technicians to ensure that dialysis machines and equipment are set up correctly.
Teaching patients and their family members how to operate home dialysis machines should they decide on home dialysis therapy.
Educating patients on dialysis treatment options, kidney disease management, as well as suitable nutrition and exercise regimens.