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RN Registered Nurse - Acute Dialysis

Location : Visalia CA 93277
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 18428
Start Date : 09/27/2016
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

About our Client:


March 1, 1958, a brand new hospital a not-for-profit public entity was constructed on its current site.  Between 1967 to current, the hospital has undergone several remodels and additions, including the construction of a new 3-story patient tower in 1985, increasing the hospital capacity from 53 to 93 beds.  A Cancer Treatment opened in January 1990 which gave the community the much-needed service of radiation and medical oncology.  In June 1992, the hospital acquired an MRI that is housed on the premises in its own stand-alone facility.  1996 saw the expansion and upgrading of the Emergency Department and the building of a 5-story patient care tower that doubled the size of the hospital.  We now have approximately 150 births per month in our Women’s services area, and provide over 38,000 Emergency Room visits per year.


Our hospital serves the Southern Sequoia region of California's Central Valley and is the pre-eminent health care provider in the area. Thanks to an expert care team and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, we are able to provide excellent health care services in a compassionate environment where patients and their families feel comfortable.


 Job Overview:


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence if required.  Communication/writing skills. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages if required. Competent in medication calculations. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills.


Under the supervision of the Medical/Surgical RN Clinical Manager, the Acute Hemodialysis RN delivers safe and therapeutic Hemodialysis  treatment to the chronically ill patient with Chronic Renal Failure in the Acute Hospital setting.  In addition to Hemodialysis, the nurses who are trained to work in the Acute in-patient setting also deliver safe and therapeutic Peritoneal Dialysis.  The Acute Hemodialysis RN is responsible for the assessment, treatment and care appropriate to the ages of the patients served and demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs.  


Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director's absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.






Required Qualifications :

·         Current RN, Registered Nurse license in applicable state. 
·         Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN preferred.
·         Demonstrated working knowledge of English language and ability to communicate verbally and in writing; basic computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook 
·         CPR certification required within 90 days of hire.




Must have two years of experience as a Hemodialysis RN in an acute/chronic care setting with training in Peritoneal Dialysis followed by at least six months experience in Peritoneal Dialysis.  

Exceptions may be made to provide the Peritoneal Dialysis training should the need arise.  






Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life Insurance/AD&D,

Supplemental Group Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Extended Illness

Bank (EIB), Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, and company discounts.

RN, Registered Nurse -  Dialysis

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