Landmark Hospitals
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • Full Time

If you want to be involved in developing an in-house dialysis program, then Landmark Hospital of Cape Girardeau, MO is the place for you.  This position is not simply for a dialysis RN, but is for somone who enjoys having ownership of a program, involved in creating policies and protocols and will work closely with Nephrology consultants. Landmark Hospitals are committed to providing the highest level of customer service and quality of care to those we serve.

Shift: Fulltime

Summary: Responsible for the delivery of safe, quality care of dialysis treatments under indirect supervision in accordance with state law and policies and procedures. The Acute Nurse is required to make independent decisions using professional nursing knowledge.

Responsibilities:

  • Understands basic renal function and the consequences of renal failure. In addition, understands the underlying disease processes contributing to necessary dialytic and related therapies.
  • Uses professional discretion in critical or emergency situations and directs the necessary intervention.
  • Recognizes changes in patient's condition on dialysis and makes necessary adjustments in their therapy. Notifies the physician in a timely manner, providing the appropriate information, implements physician's orders.
  • Draw and submit cultures and water analysis as indicated by technical policies and procedures.
  • Prepare machine and dialyzer for patient use following the nursing assessment and review of the patient's medical record and dialysis orders by the nephrologist.
  • Administer medications or blood as ordered by nephrologists.
  • Deliver the prescribed dialysis treatments as ordered by nephrologist.
  • Comply with universal precautions and infection control policies.
  • Comply with HIPAA regulations and confidentiality of medical records.
  • Responsible for accurate documentation of information related to patient's treatment in the acute dialysis record and for the hospital

Requirements:

  • RN License (MO)
  • Minimum 1 year of inpatient dialysis experience
  • Hospital experience ICU or Progressive Care experience is helpful
  • BLS and ACLS certification
  • Ability to assess patients quickly in emergency situations in stressful environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Team, detail and goal oriented
  • Positive, professional and empathetic demeanor

 

About us: Landmark Hospitals is a privately owned, seven hospital system with locations in Georgia, Missouri, Utah and Florida. Landmark Hospitals are licensed as acute care hospitals and certified as long-term acute care hospitals in order to specialize in providing transitional care for medically complex patients. Each of our hospitals is recognized as the regional Transitional Care Hospital of choice in their respective markets. What makes Landmark Hospitals especially unique is that the company is owned by a surgeon, so the focus on people, quality, safety, and clinical outcomes resonates throughout the company.

We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

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