Outpatient Registered Nurse - RN

Fresenius Medical Care Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID 18000PSE

Available Openings 1

Position Specific InformationFull Time

  • University

  • Detroit, MI

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The registered professional nurse (CAP RN 1) position is an entry level designation into the Clinical Advancement Program for Registered Nurses. The CAP RN 1 is accountable and responsible for the provision and coordination of clinically competent care including assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation for an assigned group of patients.

As a member of the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) health care team, the CAP RN 1 participates in decision-making, teaching, leadership functions, and quality improvement activities that enhance patient care outcomes and facility operations.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

All duties and responsibilities are expected to be performed in accordance with Fresenius Kidney Care policy, procedures, standards of nursing practice, state and federal regulations.

  • Performs all essential functions under the direction of the Clinical Manager (CM) and with the guidance from the Educator, Preceptor or a CAP RN 2, 3, 4 or 5 for the first 6 months of employment.

  • Expected to complete requirements to advance to the next CAP level, for which they qualify, within 24 months from date of hire.

  • Performs ongoing, systematic collection and analysis of patient data pre during post hemodialysis treatment for assigned patients and documents in the patient medical record, adjusts or modifies the treatment plan as indicated and notifies Team Leader, Charge Nurse, Clinical Manager or Physician as needed.

  • Recognizes aspects and implications of patient status that vary from normal and reports to or collaborates with appropriate health team members for input.

  • Assesses daily assigned patient care needs and collaborates with direct and ancillary patient care staff as needed.

  • Directs and provides, in collaboration with direct and ancillary patient care staff, all aspects of the daily provision of safe and effective delivery of chronic hemodialysis therapy to assigned patients.

  • Administers medications as prescribed or in accordance with approved algorithm(s), and documents appropriate medical justification and effectiveness.

  • Ensures correct laboratory collection, processing and shipping procedures are performed and reschedules missed or insufficient laboratory collections.

  • Ensures physician orders for assigned patients are entered and acknowledged in the Medical Record

  • Initiates or assists with emergency response measures.

  • Delegates appropriate tasks to direct patient care staff including but not limited to LVN/LPNs and Patient Care Technicians.

  • Monitors patient care staff for appropriate techniques and adherence to FKC policy and procedures.

  • Promotes infection control, equipment and environmental safety.

  • Assesses, collaborates and documents patient/family's basic learning needs to provide initial and ongoing education to patients and family.

  • Identifies expected outcomes, documents and updates the nursing assessment and plan of care for assigned patients through collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team.

  • Ensures patient awareness related to transplant and treatment modality options.

  • Makes referrals to Social Worker and Registered Dietitian as appropriate for individual patient education and counseling.

  • Checks availability of adequate emergency equipment and supplies as assigned.

  • Assists with medication tracking and inventory as assigned.

  • Serves as a resource for health care team, participates in staff training and orientation of new staff as assigned.

  • Participates in all required staff meetings as scheduled.

  • Supports and promotes the FMCNA's mission, vision, values, and customer service philosophy.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The position provides direct patient care that regularly involves heavy lifting and moving of patients, and assisting with ambulation. Equipment aids and/or coworkers may provide assistance. This position requires frequent, prolonged periods of standing and the employee must be able to bend over. The employee may occasionally be required to move, with assistance, machines and equipment of up to 200 lbs., and may lift chemical and water solutions of up to 30 lbs. as high as 5 feet. The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials.

  • Day to day work includes desk work, computer work and interaction with patients, facility/hospital staff and physicians. The position may require travel to training sites or other facilities.

  • May be asked to provide essential functions of this position in other locations with the same physical demands and working conditions as described above.

SUPERVISION:

  • Assigned oversight of Patient Care Technicians/LPNs as a Team Leader or designated Nurse in charge, after the following:

  • Successful completion of all FKC education and training requirements for new employees plus

  • Must have a minimum of 9 months experience as an RN plus

  • Successful completion of 3 months experience in chronic hemodialysis.

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

  • Current appropriate state licensure.

  • Must meet the practice requirements in the state in which he or she is employed.

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Entry level for RNs with less than 2 years of nephrology nursing experience within the last two years or for RNs with a BSN and less than 1 year of nephrology nursing experience within the last two years.

  • Minimum of 9 months experience as a Registered Nurse (preferred).

  • Chronic hemodialysis experience (preferred).

  • Successful completion of FKC Education and Training requirements for new employees.

  • Successful completion and maintenance of CPR BLS Certification.

  • Meet all conditions of employment including Ishihara's Color Blindness Test.

  • Successful completion of all annual required education/training/competencies.

  • Successful completion of on-going training and education as assigned or required.

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


upload resume icon
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
RN Registered Nurse Stepdown Intermediate Care Unit (Imc)

Ascension Health

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-04-04T00:00 We Are Hiring Registered Nurse - Stepdown Intermediate Care - Part-Time, Night - Ascension St John Hospital - Detroit, MI Unit Description: We are an Intermediate Care unit with 20 inpatient beds. We a have a compassion for caring for patients with Multiple Medical Diagnosis with a unique emphasis on Sickle Cell Anemia, Alcohol Withdrawal, and Substance Abuse. Our 3 West Team believes in caring for each other, our patients, and their families through spiritually centered holistic care. We support professional development assuring our staff has opportunities that build on critical thinking and procedural skills essential in providing optimal safe patient care. Why Join Ascension? Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States. Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare. What You Will Do As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. You will: * Implement and monitor patient care plans. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate. * Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. * Note and carry out physician and nursing orders. * Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. * Display ability to perform unit-specific skills based on unit competency validation process and department-required certifications, to be required within department scope. * Provide leadership to health care team including orientation, delegating work assignments, charge RN and other leadership responsibilities as assigned. * Demonstrate personal commitment to the organization's core values and nursing mission, vision, and philosophy through active involvement in the quality improvement process. * Perform all other duties and projects as assigned. What You Will Need Licenses/Certifications/Registration: * Required Credential(s): * Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA. * Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure with the State of Michigan required or must be obtained prior to hire/transfer date. Education: * Associate Degree * Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, Associate's Degree required within 4 months from hire/transfer date Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred Work Experience: * One year of relevant experience preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf M/F/Disabled/Vet EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf Reasonable Accommodation St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied. Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System. Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement St. John Providence Health System participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. E-Verify (link to E-verify site) Ascension Health Detroit MI

Outpatient Registered Nurse - RN

Fresenius Medical Care