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Registered Nurse PD at U.S. Renal Care

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lubbock, Texas

Job Description:


U.S. Renal Care is seeking a Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse for our dialysis clinic. The PD RN will train all patients selected for Peritoneal Dialysis. The Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse reports to the Facility Administrator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Enforce all company, facility, and CMS approved procedures and policies.
  • Train patients (and/or family) who have chosen Peritoneal Dialysis in the practice of performing peritoneal dialysis within their home setting.
  • Maintain a schedule that ensures that necessary contacts, visits and exams are completed according to regulations.
  • Obtain routine laboratory work to include routine adequacy testing.
  • Make surveillance of the patient's home adaption, including provisions for visits to the home.
  • Ensure the patient is provided consultation with a Registered Nurse, Social Worker and Dietitian.
  • Establish and maintain a patient chart which ensures continuity of care including monthly progress notes.
  • Ensure through a contact agreement, proper installation and maintenance of equipment when required.
  • Obtain data and participate in the monthly QAPI Meeting.
  • Implement and maintain CIPA's and POC's on all new admissions and ongoing for established patients.

REQUIREMENTS:


  • A Registered Nurse with a current license for the applicable state having at least 12 months clinical experience.
  • Must have at least 3 months experience in PD, except in states with a more stringent requirement such as Texas, which requires at least 6 months experience in Peritoneal Dialysis.

U.S. Renal Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer