Registered Nurse - Renal Dialysis - Sacramento


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Registered Nurse - Renal Dialysis
SacramentoCalifornia
 
The city of Sacramento is the capital of California, with a population of over 500,000. The broader Sacramento metro area is home to over 2.4 million residents. Sacramento is a major center for healthcare, with world-renowned UC Davis School of Medicine close by, making it an ideal location for talented healthcare professionals. Whether you prefer to work in a hospital, clinic, home care or senior housing setting - Sacramento job opportunities in healthcare are abundant.
 
If you are a self-starter with initiative, attention to detail, and a passion for nursing; we are looking for you! Our client is searching for a Registered Nurse for their new dialysis clinic to work alongside a clinical team that is fully engaged each day in the services that they provide.
 
Registered Nurse - Renal Dialysis Summary:
  • Understands basic renal function and the consequences of renal failure
  • Observes and records patient responses to renal failure and its treatments
  • Performs thorough patient assessments as evidenced by documentation and feedback to the nurse in charge
  • Shows an awareness of the general course of all patients in the unit
  • Recognizes changes in patients on dialysis and makes necessary adjustments in their therapy. Appropriately responds to all emergencies, notifies the nephrologist when necessary and seeks direction
  • Consistently reviews and evaluates priorities as changes occur and conveys these priorities to appropriate staff members
  • Develops, implements and evaluates appropriate care plans for patients demonstrating and understanding of prescribed modalities available
  • Communicates significant information to the appropriate team member in a clear, concise and accurate manner
  • Documents in a clear, concise and thorough manner
  • Obtains all laboratory specimens as ordered and performs routine tests
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the implications of common lab results as they apply to the ESRD patient
Registered Nurse - Renal Dialysis Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited nursing school or equivalent
  • Current state license as a registered nurse
  • Current CPR certification (or within 3 months of hire)
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand and satisfactorily communicate in English
  • One year clinical dialysis experience preferred