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Registered Nurse (RN) Outpatient Dialysis

Company: Geisinger
Location: Allenwood
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Outpatient Dialysis
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Hemodialysis Team
Date Posted: 08/30/2022
Job ID: R-37156
Job Summary 10K sign on bonus for eligible candidates. As an RN in our outpatient Dialysis department, you will 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 assigned patients.
  • 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 patients.
  • Demonstrates ability to properly operate dialysis equipment.
  • Performs peritoneal dialysis and pediatric dialysis procedures as necessary.
  • Initiates hemofiltration procedures as necessary.
  • Oberves, reports, interprets, and records manifestations of the patient's condition.
  • 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 each shift.
  • 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.

    Position Details
    This position qualifies for a $10,000 sign-on bonus paid over 2 years. Certain stipulations do apply. Will be reviewed at Interview.
    • Hours: Monday through Friday 8a to 4:30p
    • On-Call: Telephonic on-call rotation to be reviewed at interview
    • Travel: Occasional travel for a home evaluation
    • You will be cross-trained to support home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients
    • Making better health easy: As an RN in outpatient dialysis, you will have the opportunity to help patients maintain independence in their homes while providing support and education.

      At Geisinger, the caring that we provide to our patients and members also extends to you and your family. Our competitive compensation and benefits package helps you and your loved ones stay healthy, meet your financial goals and thrive professionally and personally.
      • Benefits : Geisinger offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare benefits, including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage. And with our healthcare benefits, you'll also receive care from one of the top innovative healthcare systems in the country. Our suite of benefits supports you and your family in a variety of ways, including coverage for same-sex or opposite-sex spouses, domestic partners and their children and stepchildren.
      • Paid Time Off: Our generous paid-time-off packages allow you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family. We also offer paid military and parental leave.
      • Diversity and Inclusion: We strive to create an environment where our patients, health plan members and employees can be their most authentic selves. Join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). ERGs provide opportunities for all Geisinger employees to build internal and external networks and further develop professionally. ERGs are formed around common identities but are open to all employees.
      • Tuition Assistance : Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement : We offer tuition reimbursement towards both undergraduate and graduate degrees.(Part time and Full Time Positions only)
      • Retirement: We contribute 5% of your salary to your retirement plan and offer auto-enrollment to make saving convenient for you. Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
        Experience Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Registered Nurse (RN) Outpatient Dialysis, Healthcare , Allenwood, Pennsylvania

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