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Registered Nurse (RN) Stepdown Unit - FT - Days - Edinburg, Texas - PCU - Progressive Care Unit

Company: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) Stepdown Unit - FT - Days - Edinburg, Texas

Position at DHR Health

POSITION SUMMARY:The dialysis nurse is responsible and accountable for prescribing, delegating and coordinating the nursing care of patients receiving chronic and acute hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.--POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS--:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required
    • Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred
      • Current registered nurses license in the State of Texas or Compact State License required
      • Current BLS certification from The American Heart Association.
      • ACLS or PALS certification within 6 months of hire (as applicable to department)
        • Prefer national certification and/or professional organization membership
        • Computer skills required with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.--
        • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
        • Some evening or weekend work will be required
        • Bilingual - English/Spanish.--JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE--:
          • Minimum of one (1) year Dialysis nurse experience
          • Skill in establishing a balanced perspective on mission effectiveness and business results is critical.
          • Knowledge of State, Federal, and JCAHO regulations.--POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:
            • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others.-- Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices.
            • Primes dialyzer and bloodlines
            • Records patients' medical information and vital signs
            • Readies dialysis equipment
            • Oversees the dialysis treatment from start to finish
            • Cannulates accesses
            • Demonstrates the ability to remove femoral shealths & administer medications, including thrombolytics
            • Cleans and dresses permanent and temporary catheters
            • Monitors patient and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records
              • Information
                • Identifies irregular dialysis reactions and notifies appropriate medical team members
                • Secures blood works
                • Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication, if needed
                • Maintains medical inventory
                • Provides pre- and post procedure care to patients within the Hemodialysis Unit
                • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting
                • Other duties as assigned.--LINES OF REPSONSIBILITES: (Chain-of-command)
                • Chief Nurse Officer --'-- Nurse Director-- --'-- 3. Clinical Coordinator-- --'-- 4. Charge Nurse-- --'--
                • Staff Registered Nurse----

Keywords: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg , Registered Nurse (RN) Stepdown Unit - FT - Days - Edinburg, Texas - PCU - Progressive Care Unit, Healthcare , Edinburg, Texas

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