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.
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.
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.