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Registered Nurse PD

U.S.

Renal Care is seeking a Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse for our dialysis clinic.

The PD RN will train all patients selected for Peritoneal Dialysis.

The Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse reports to the Facility Administrator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:



* Enforce all company, facility, and CMS approved procedures and policies.


* Train patients (and/or family) who have chosen Peritoneal Dialysis in the practice of performing peritoneal dialysis within their home setting.


* Maintain a schedule that ensures that necessary contacts, visits and exams are completed according to regulations.


* Obtain routine laboratory work to include routine adequacy testing.


* Make surveillance of the patient's home adaption, including provisions for visits to the home.


* Ensure the patient is provided consultation with a Registered Nurse, Social Worker and Dietitian.


* Establish and maintain a patient chart which ensures continuity of care including monthly progress notes.


* Ensure through a contact agreement, proper installation and maintenance of equipment when required.


* Obtain data and participate in the monthly QAPI Meeting.


* Implement and maintain CIPA's and POC's on all new admissions and ongoing for established patients.

REQUIREMENTS:



* A Registered Nurse with a current license for the applicable state having at least 12 months clinical experience.


* Must have at least 3 months experience in PD, except in states with a more stringent requirement such as Texas, which requires at least 6 months experience in Peritoneal Dialysis.

U.S.

Renal Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran




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