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Dialysis Registered Nurse Per Diem

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Job ID: 381516
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At Kindred, we believe our Nurses are the heart of our organization – from the extraordinary kindness and compassionate they show to the exceptional care they provide. As an RN here, you will engage our patients and their families, helping to ensure the best possible outcomes by reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Join us and see firsthand what it’s like to grow and advance in a truly collaborative environment where everyone is supported, empowered and inspired to be their best and do their best.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Registered Nurse at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Team player
  • Compassionate
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Understanding
  • Adaptable

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Education is really all it takes to be a nurse. But passion and love for mankind – that’s what it takes to be a good nurse at Kindred.

– Denise, RN, Kindred Chicago Central

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Bonuses & Recognition

    Retention bonus, Employee of the Month Recognition, and Individual Recognition for going “Above & Beyond”.

Job Details


Description

Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Dialysis Registered Nurse! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives as a Dialysis Registered Nurse.
As a Dialysis Registered Nurse you will:
  • The Dialysis Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients of the Hospital and under the license of the Hospital in need of renal replacement therapy.  This position reports directly to the Dialysis Program Manager or Dialysis Supervisor for the respective facility.
  • Documents patient's physical assessment, vital signs, patients treatment reviews and observations in patient medical records; brings issues to the attention of the physician and primary nurse. Documents, evaluates and implements dialysis orders
  • Analyzes patient assessments, dialysis orders, laboratory results and, discusses issues with the nephrologist. Communicates emergencies, patient life-threatening complications, and related incidents to supervisor, hospital staff, and the patient's physician
  • Provides initiation and discontinuation of the prescribed renal replacement therapy, including but not limited to formulating a plan per physician orders, verifying safety measures are in place and complied with, administering medications or other appropriate treatments, and documenting all activity appropriately on the hemodialysis flow sheet or hospital EMR
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Qualifications

As a Dialysis Registered Nurse you will have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Current RN license in the state of practice required
  • Current CPR certification through American Heart Association
  • Two or more years of experience as a registered nurse
  • At least one year of acute or chronic dialysis experience.
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