RN Hemodialysis - Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: RN Hemodialysis - Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: Peritoneal Dialysis Team
Date Posted: 09/28/2021
Job ID: R-20368
Job Summary Assesses patient needs in the Hemodialysis (HD)
program. Plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing
activities that meet those needs. Meets the qualifications to
provide care for patients in the specific age range on their
assigned nursing unit.
Job Duties Performs initial and ongoing patient assessment.
Assists in the development of multidisciplinary care plans for
Functions as a primary nurse.
Helps the patient adjust to the Dialysis Unit.
Provides health teaching and updates such as changes in patient
status or technology requires.
Assembles necessary equipment and administers dialysis to
Demonstrates ability to properly operate dialysis equipment.
Performs peritoneal dialysis and pediatric dialysis procedures as
Initiates hemofiltration procedures as necessary.
Oberves, reports, interprets, and records manifestations of the
Arranges for transient dialysis as assigned.
Participates in health teaching to prepare the patient and family
to provide care in the home setting.
Documents observations, activities, and updates computer
information as necessary.
Assists in the evaluation of the quality of patient care and
participating in quality improvement activities.
Participates in an on-call schedule.
Monitors function of RO water purification system at begining of
Checks calibration of accu check blood glucose system daily.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
If you are looking for a career where you can hone your nursing
skills and have a positive impact on the lives of chronically ill
patients, dialysis nursing may be for you. Collaborating with a
team of health care professionals to assist patients who are
experiencing complex health care needs is an essential part of
dialysis nursing. This is your time to work in a specialized field
that affords you job security and the opportunity for growth.
Working closely with staff and our patients/families fosters
relationships and leads to an environment that feels like
0800 to 1630
Monday through Friday with rotation of on call, weekends and
Occasional home visit may be needed to screen patient for
Prior experience is preferred but willing to train
We 're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive
benefits package that includes :
Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Employer contribution to your retirement plan
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time
you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and
experienced nursing leaders
Paid Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification -
Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) -
RN_State of Pennsylvania
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , RN Hemodialysis - Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis, Healthcare , Hughesville, Pennsylvania
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