Position is responsible for coordinating the care of patients for a designated service throughout the continuum of care; serves as a clinical resource in area of specialty or expertise.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures and evaluates effectiveness of all in-home dialysis treatment including CAPD, CCPD, high efficiency HD, daily HD and nocturnal HD.
Trains and monitors patients in home dialysis modalities.
Coordinates follow-up care, clinic and other vendors, labs, supplies, etc.
Instructs and provides education and training to both pre ESRD and ESRD patients and significant others.
Provides support to patient and significant other by on-call coverage for the patient population. On-call coverage may include shared responsibilities in rotation with other home dialysis nurses.
Provides cross coverage including in-center hemo assignments in times of census fluctuations at the discretion of the nurse manager.
Implements policies and procedures with revisions and reviews on an ongoing basis to reflect any change in practice.
Contacts outside sources such as pharmacies, labs, physician offices and vendors to set up schedules, appointments, dialysis supplies, etc.
Reviews patient data and communicates accurate and pertinent information to the responsible physician and other health care persons in a timely manner and documents thoroughly.
Early evening hours and weekend on-call that rotate with other staff - approximately 10 weeks/year of call.
Occasional evening and weekend hours, if necessary, for patient care or training.
Home visits and home training; candidate will need reliable transportation; mileage reimbursed by department.
The staff will go to multiple locations for clinic and training.
BSN degree and previous dialysis experience.
Three to five years of experience.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with two years of nursing experience.
Currently licensed in the state of Illinois and/or Missouri RN licensure, as applicable to work location in accordance with the Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
$54,700.00 - $98,700.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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