DaVita Registered Nurse (Dialysis RN) - Training Available in Indianapolis, Indiana
DaVita is hiring a Registered Nurse to administer hemodialysis in our out-patient center located in southeast Indianapolis, Marion County Dialysis.
What you can expect:
Long term patient relationships. Build meaningful relationship with patients and their family in an intimate outpatient setting.
A team that feels and functions like a family . Staff RNs are a central part of a small interdisciplinary team of clinicians. Work alongside technicians, nurses, dietitians, social workers, physicians and the center manager.
Fun is one of our core values . Happier nurses = healthier patients.
Specialized, complex care. RNs deliver care to patients who are often dealing with multiple co-morbidities which require unique treatment plans and the ability to leverage a broad range of nursing skills and knowledge.
Fast paced. Our RNs oversee up to 12 patients at a given time, and up to 3 Patient Care Technicians who assist with patient observations, measuring stats and machine set-up.
Schedule . Shifts are typically 8, 10, or 12 hours, 3-4 days/week, Mon-Sat (closed Sundays). Schedule times will vary by location but most RNs work between 4:00AM - 10:00PM. Some holidays required.
Clinical leader : DaVita has the highest percentage of facilities meeting or exceeding CMS’s standards in the government’s two key performance programs. We expect our nurses to commit to improving patient health through clinical goal setting and quality improvement initiatives.
What we’ll provide:
In-classroom and hands on training: if you are new to dialysis, we’ll provide a 9-12 week paid training and the support to guide you through to becoming a nephrology nurse.
Opportunity for a nursing career for a lifetime . DaVita is committed to providing robust development and experience for nurses. Whether you chose to remain in a patient facing/caregiving role or grow (leadership operations, corporate functions, integrated care, clinical research), we can guide you on that journey.
Education assistance and license reimbursement: annual $3,000 tuition reimbursement and potential $25,000 scholarship opportunity. CNN and CDN certification reimbursement.
3000+ locations across the U.S. for wherever life may take you.
Comprehensive benefits package : including medical, dental, vision, 401k plan, $2,500 cash gift for new parents, back-up child and elder care and so much more
Some details about this position:
Your 9-10 weeks of training will include a combination of classroom and hands-on learning, through DaVita’s award-winning training programs
Training may take place in a facility or a training clinic with a class of new teammates other than your assigned home clinic
Hours of work may vary during the training period; however, you will typically be working between 32-40 hours per week during training
You must be flexible on the final home clinic placement it may be in a different location; there is also the potential to float to various clinics during and after your training
You must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings, evenings, weekends, and holiday
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of practice; Graduate Nurse pre-licensure available in some locations
A desire to deliver care in an empathetic, compassionate way. You know, the way you’d want your own care to be
Experience assessing, trouble shooting and making sound recommendations in stressful situations
Excellent communication skills to listen and communicate with patients and teammates
Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) from accredited school of nursing required; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N); three-year diploma from accredited diploma program may be substituted for nursing degree
Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook
Chronic RN Job Description
Supervises and performs direct patient care including but not limited to taking and monitoring vital signs, initiation and termination of dialysis, documentation, physical assessment of patients and patient treatments, taking and transcription of physician’s orders, drawing and documentation of ordered laboratory work
Notes signs of trauma, patients’ general physical and mental condition, reviews dialysis orders, documents observations in patient medical records
Analyzes patient assessments, laboratory data and, when concerns are noted, brings issues to the attention of the physician
Communicates all emergencies, patient life-threatening complications and related incidents to supervisor, Medical Director, Regional Operations Director, Facility or Group Facility Administrator
Assesses patient and family learning readiness and provides appropriate information on renal disease, prescribed dialysis treatment, and medical regimen and its impact on the patient’s state of health and wellbeing
Provides dialysis therapy, including but not limited to formulating dialysis plan per physician orders, weight and rate of ultrafiltration, verifying safety measures are in place and complied with, administering medications or other appropriate treatments, discontinuing dialysis according to established procedure, documenting all activity appropriately
Instructs patients on pre- and post-dialysis care
Administers patient quality care in a considerate, respectful manner
Participates in the development and implementation of the patient’s short and long term plan of care and monthly progress note
You might also have (a.k.a. nice-to-haves):
Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care Unit (CCU), Emergency Room (ER), or Medical Surgical (Med Surg) experience
Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN) or Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN)
Ready to make a difference in the lives of patients? Take the first step at https://careers.davita.com