Registered Nurse RN / Dialysis Nurse / Acutes

Employer
Independent Dialysis Foundation Inc.
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Independent Dialysis Foundation is looking for a Registered Nurse/Dialysis Nurse to work in the Acute Program located in the University of Maryland Medical Center Currently seeking full-time RN with experience in ICU, ED or CCU Previous Dialysis experience preferred but will train the right candidate Under the supervision of the nurse manager, the ideal applicant applies knowledge and skill in rendering safe, effective hemodialysis treatments using approved protocols, policies and proceduresRoutine operation of dialysate systemInitial clinical assessment of patientinitiation of dialysis and the monitoring of patients while on dialysisObserves and questions the patient to determine stability before, during and following the procedurePerform first order trouble shooting on equipment and make simple adjustments in a direct, safe mannerAdminister PO,IV, and IM medications as ordered by the physicianFollow established procedures to provide infection control measures Education and shills required:Graduates of an NLN accredited school of nursing and currently a licensed RN in good standing with the Maryland State Board of Examiners of NursesAA or BSN Required18 months of Previous dialysis experience preferredPractice and promote a high standard of nursing care with excellent clinical, legal, and ethical standards.Possess the ability to exercise good judgment in handling routine procedural tasksUtilize appropriate resources in more complex situationsMaintain careful and accurate records of dialysis treatments, medications, and physician ordersCooperate with the physicians, social workers, dieticians, and the patient to review and update the plan of care Please send your resume TODAY for immediate consideration Company Description: Independent Dialysis Foundation (IDF) was founded September 14, 1978 as a not-for-profit company affiliated with the University of Maryland, to improve access to dialysis services for the University Hospital's patients and to promote independence, self-care, and stability for dialysis patients.