Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Registered Nurse in Montgomery, Alabama

This job was posted by https://joblink.alabama.gov : For more information, please see: https://joblink.alabama.gov/ada/r/jobs/2553985 Company Job ID-A31E65CE8CC94D62A9026C7DE1076F35OverviewDid you know that some of the industry's most talented and caring registered nurses are at DCI? Our nursing staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row. We think our Nurses are pretty awesome; they make a difference in our patients' lives by helping them live longer and achieve a better quality of life.The Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) RN collaborates with physicians, social workers, and other healthcare service personnel to set up individualized peritoneal dialysis plans for patients who qualify. The PD Nurse is responsible for providing ongoing education, training, and support for our PD patients to ensure safe and appropriate care.ResponsibilitiesAssists in the examination and evaluation of patient candidates so that appropriate PD treatment and other services can be arranged.Provides counseling and emotional support.Train patients and family who have chosen peritoneal dialysis as their treatment modality.Checks dialysis equipment and ensures it is operating properly, make adjustments or have them made by maintenance personnel.Teaches patient proper care between dialysis to avoid infections, and instructs patient on matters of diet.Check in with the patient at least monthly by phone or during clinic visits.Obtain routine laboratory work to include routine adequacy testing.Make surveillance of the patient's home adaption, including provisions for visits to the home.Ensure the patient is provided consultation with a Social Worker and Dietitian.QualificationsMust have at least 3 months experience in Peritoneal Dialysis NursingA Registered Nurse with a current license for the applicable stateAt least 12 months clinical experience.Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.