Dialysis Outpatient Registered Nurse - RN

Fresenius Medical Care Las Vegas, NV 2019-03-18

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The position provides direct patient care that regularly involves heavy lifting and moving of patients, and assisting with ambulation.  Equipment aids and/or coworkers may provide assistance.  This position requires frequent, prolonged periods of standing and the employee must be able to bend over. The employee may occasionally be required to move, with assistance, machines and equipment of up to 200 lbs., and may lift chemical and water solutions of up to 30 lbs. as high as 5 feet.  The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels.  May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials.

  • Day to day work includes desk work, computer work and interaction with patients, facility/hospital staff and physicians. The position may require travel to training sites or other facilities.

  • May be asked to provide essential functions of this position in other locations with the same physical demands and working conditions as described above.

SUPERVISION:

  • Assigned oversight of Patient Care Technicians/LPNs as a Team Leader or designated Nurse in charge, after the following:

    •  Successful completion of all FKC education and training requirements for new employees plus

    •  Must have a minimum of 9 months experience as an RN plus

    • Successful completion of 3 months experience in chronic hemodialysis.

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

  • Current appropriate state licensure.

  • Must meet the practice requirements in the state in which he or she is employed.

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Entry level for RNs with less than 2 years of nephrology nursing experience within the last two years or for RNs with a BSN and less than 1 year of nephrology nursing experience within the last two years.
  • Minimum of 9 months experience as a Registered Nurse (preferred).
  • Chronic hemodialysis experience (preferred).
  • Successful completion of FKC Education and Training requirements for new employees.
  • Successful completion and maintenance of CPR BLS Certification.
  • Meet all conditions of employment including Ishihara’s Color Blindness Test.
  • Successful completion of all annual required education/training/competencies.
  • Successful completion of on-going training and education as assigned or required.

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