Hemodialysis nurse is a registered nurse who specializes in caring for patients undergoing hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, both of which are life-saving procedures. The hemodialysis nurse is responsible for having an extensive knowledge in nephrology pathology and disease as well as dialysis procedures. Hemodialysis nurses are trusted with assisting patients living with kidney failure through hemodialysis treatment. These nurses make sure to start, monitor and perform this type of treatment and continuously keep a close watch on the equipment readings for their patient. Hemodialysis nurses work closely with other medical staff to ensure that the patient is safe while undergoing treatment for kidney dialysis. They may work in hospitals, supervised home settings or outpatient dialysis centers. Hemodialysis nurses monitor the balance of fluid for their patient as well as educate and care for them daily.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Physical Demands: The physical effort routinely required to accomplish work activities includes lifting and transferring clients (ability to lift at least 50 pounds), prolonged standing and walking, frequent bending and reaching, ability to move heavy objects, visual acuity, keeping track of acuity, manual dexterity, the ability to write legibly and the ability to perform and maintain CPR.
Accountability: Must practice in accordance with the standard of nursing practice at all times. Individual client job descriptions with unit's specific requirements and instructions are generally available at each facility. Nurses are expected to review these upon assignment
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
A minimum of one-year current experience (within a year) as an R.N. in the specialty they are applying for.
Current active Registered Nurse license in the state of assignment without disciplinary action.
Must maintain a current American Heart Association BLS(ACLS, NRP, PALS if applicable)
Must pass all prerequisite screening requirements (testing, medical and criminal, etc).
Interpersonal and communication skills/ team player.
Maintain professional level of conduct as per hospital policy and Nurses24/7 code of conduct.
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