Doctor's Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the state's second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S.
We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area. We are a level 2 trauma and emergency center.
Provides general nursing care to dialysis patients in hospital. Administers prescribed dialysis treatments and medications in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatments and examinations of patients. Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments and significant incidents. Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition to patient.
Prepares suite for dialysis patients, prepares machines and RO for treatments, prepares off suite rooms for dialysis treatments. May make beds, bathe and feed patients. May serve as leader for the group of personnel rendering nursing care to a number of patients.