Home Therapies Dialysis RN – Direct Hire

New Directions Staffing

This is a full time perm position for a Home Therapies RN. This is a great opportunity to work for a reputable company who has is nationally known for providing excellent patient care and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices, personalized clinical services, and unparalleled wellness education.

This job requires a current Tennessee RN license and recent home therapies dialysis experience.

The essential functions for the Staff RN include:

• Observes and records patient’s responses to renal failure and its treatments; performs thorough patient assessments as evidenced by documentation and feedback to the Charge Nurse

• Awareness of the general course of all patients on the shift, as well as the general condition of all patients in the unit; draws upon this knowledge to individualize treatments

• Administers ordered medications; understands and teaches principles of safe dosage, including the reason for giving medication and possible side effects

• Obtains laboratory specimens as ordered and performs routine tests

• Demonstrates an understanding of the implications of common lab results as they apply to the patient; confers with experienced Charge Nurse, dietitian and physician about abnormal findings

• Delegates responsibilities appropriately and follows through in seeing that all delegated responsibilities have been carried out in both routine and emergency situations

• Promotes patient education; plans and implements appropriate teaching method for each patient

• Participates in CPR as needed

• Actively participates in facility’s Quality Assurance Improvement program by the use of data to monitor the outcomes of care processes

• Participates in in-service education programs

• Maintains professional competence 

• Helps maintain neat and clean environment

• Integrates best practices with evidence based standards in care interventions

• Promotes an environment of safety to minimize the risk of harm to patients

• Performs other duties as assigned