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Dialysis Charge Nurse - RN Chronic In-center

Dialysis Charge Nurse - RN Chronic In-center

locationKeller, TX 76244, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/31/2024
Full Time

The RN Charge Nurse is responsible for overseeing nursing services each shift and functions as a nursing supervisor. This position provides daily supervision of staff on duty during operational hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties and tasks may be assigned.

  • Assist with clinical and operational processes to improve patient health and minimize hospitalizations and missed treatments.
  • Demonstrate effective use of supplies and staff labor hours.
  • Complete and document monthly review of patient medication profiles. Administer medications as ordered by the physician.
  • Assist physician during patient rounds and transcribe and implement physician orders timely.
  • Assist with the implementation of anemia management and medication protocols as requested.
  • Knowledge of and comply with federal, state, local laws and regulations, including health care professionals practice act requirements.
  • Perform duties at all times within limitations established by and in accordance with company policy and procedures, applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • May give direct patient care to the extent of performing efficient, safe dialysis, if allowed by state regulations.
  • Responds to all emergencies in clinic.
  • Communicate results of patient assessment, reassessment, and ongoing monitoring to the physician, team members, and others as appropriate to the individual needs of the patient.
  • Maintain collaborative working relationship with Medical Director and physicians.
  • Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary team in all required patient assessment and care planning activities.
  • Assist in orientation of new staff as a preceptor or in assigning a preceptor.
  • Acts as resource person and participates in implementing and evaluating dialysis services and assures that policies and procedures are updated.
  • Assists Administrator in interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and disciplinary actions of center staff