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Job #: DRN1
Title: Registered Nurse | RN | Dialysis
Job Location: Chicago - City North
Job Description:
Looking for Dialysis Nurses in the city and the suburbs. 13 week contracts and Per Diem shifts throughout the Chicagoland area.

Position Summary/Function:

The Dialysis nurse provides age specific specialized nursing care and treatment for individuals with kidney failure, as overseen by the facility’s medical director. Initiates dialysis and patient and machine monitoring during dialysis and termination of the dialysis procedure. Assesses patient’s pre/post treatment, performs various patient tests, documents and administers medications under physician’s supervision. Observes patient’s behavior to determine psychological state and provides emotional support.

Utilizes computer skills to access information for patient related data. Order entry and hospital systems. Interprets data accurately and utilizes data independently or in consultation with other team members to plan and revise care. Implements physician’s orders.

Obtains blood samples and other specimens as ordered by physician. May be involved in acute dialysis, with care directed toward decreasing mortality. Recognizes and utilizes opportunities for patient and family education and training. Assists patients in achieving rehabilitative potential by introducing treatment modalities to the patient and family. Maintains patient’s medical records and completes documentation according to hospital policy.
Education and Experience:

•Registered Nurse License
•At least two years of recent clinical experience in a dialysis/nephrology setting within the last three months
•CPR current certification
•Additional training and/or certifications depending on each client’s requirements
Specialty: DIALYSIS
Profession: RN

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