Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Staff Nurse - Dialysis Job

Job Number: TMH16571

Job Title: Dialysis Staff Nurse

Department: Renal Dialysis - 1103173

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Graduate of a school of nursing, Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred, with current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in the nurse’s primary state of legal residency if that state is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Conformity to the Code of Professional Nurses. Understanding of the provisions of the Nurse Practice Act of 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 sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.

Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation upon hire.


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), and within hospital and departmental policies and procedures, the Registered Nurse - Dialysis acts as a patient advocate in the application of the nursing process. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients.