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Job Number: RIH17755
Job Title: Registered Nurse-Per Diem
Department: Outpatient Dialysis Center - 1012550
Facility: Rhode Island Hospital
Location: Providence, RI
•Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred. Certified Nephrology Nursing Certification preferred.
•Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island.
•Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
•Must have good driving record, meet and maintain the appropriate and valid driver’s license and insurance in order to operate a personal motor vehicle as required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
•Must have a minimum of 12 months of nursing experience, and an additional 3 months of specialized dialysis experience providing clinical nursing care to dialysis patients, in either a chronic or acute setting.
•Experience must include dialysis focus of renal and hematological systems, such as managing fluid and electrolyte balances, hemodynamics such as anemia management, iron management, bone disease management and being able to differentiate renal lab values from normal lab values.
Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager (or designee) coordinates the caseloads of peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis patients with on-going care. Provides individualized home dialysis training to patient and families and ensures patients/families are able to perform treatments in the home environment safely and in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Provides leadership for the healthcare team by working cooperatively with the other renal team personnel in maintaining a standard of professional nursing practice in the home setting with consideration of the aging process throughout the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.