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Travel nursing is the perfect career choice for many Registered Nurses. A travel nurse receives competitive compensation for providing top-quality healthcare. Travel nursing jobs give RNs the freedom to choose their working environment while also traveling.
Traveling nurses earn above-average salaries. Additionally, they usually receive other benefits such as housing, health insurance, and retirement plans. Here are four popular open positions for Travel Nurses that you can apply for.
Travel Nursing in Acute Dialysis Care
An Acute Dialysis nurse will work with patients who are in need of emergency dialysis. This is usually caused by some form of injury or trauma to the kidneys. Dialysis treatments act as a filter for the patient’s body, flushing out the harmful toxins. Acute Dialysis Nurses handle regular dialysis treatments.
These nurses tend to patients in need of acute dialysis to prevent any renal failure. Good communication skills are vital for the job position. Nurses must be able to tell both patients and families about the procedures.
Travel Nursing in Chronic Dialysis Care
Chronic dialysis nurses work with patients in need of dialysis treatment for a critical kidney condition. Their patients usually have an end-stage renal disease (ESRD), generally known as kidney failure. They are responsible for monitoring and assisting during the dialysis treatment process.
Chronic dialysis nurses work in a more structured environment. Their set of patients has pre-set regular appointments for a scheduled treatment session. Chronic dialysis nurses provide individual care to chronic dialysis patients.
Their main duties are to assess the patient’s needs and keep accurate records while monitoring the patient’s condition. They are also responsible for overseeing the dialysis treatment and equipment. They also consult with other medical personnel about the patient’s treatment plan.
A Nephrology Dietitian specializes in patients suffering from kidney disease or chronic conditions. These dietitians advise on the types of foods that aid patients undergoing dialysis treatments.
Dietitians will also track the patient’s blood pressure, health conditions and lifestyle. They provide an individualized care plan and diet for each dialysis patient. They will assess the needs of each patient and recommending a therapeutic diet routine.
Master Social Worker (Dialysis)
A master social worker in a dialysis center will oversee the necessities of each patient. Whether at home or in a traditional medical environment, every single patient’s care falls under the master social worker. They also provide the patient and their family information on the dialysis procedure and updates on the condition of the patient.
Dialysis social workers may also assist patients with financial, medical, and transportation needs. A social worker’s main role is acting as a support source for patients during and after dialysis treatment. They assist patients in going through emotional and lifestyle adjustments. They also help with finding their patients specialists or other professional help as needed.
If you are ready to make a change in your life, while also helping a variety of patients and traveling the country, contact us today!