This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Registered Nurse (Hemodialysis) maintains accountability for the coordination and delivery of care to dialysis patients. Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in dialysis center level, quality improvement processes and customer service programs. Duties include, but are not limited to: Demonstrates consistent clinical competence in providing nursing care. Uses equipment correctly and accurately interprets data. Recognizes subtle changes in patient's condition and responds timely, choosing the correct interventions. Demonstrates evidence of critical thinking skills in identifying, analyzing, and resolving patient care. Performs ongoing assessment of patient condition and response to treatment. Provides leadership in establishing goals, evaluating the plan of care, and in discharge planning including Telehealth activities as assigned. Initiates referrals to other disciplines and/or services as appropriate Accurately documents in the medical record patient findings, assessments, and care provided. Evaluates and documents patient response to interventions and progress towards attainment of goals and expected outcomes. Organizes and completes own assignments in a safe and timely manner, assisting team members as necessary. Provides direction to staff for unit activities in meeting patient care needs. Ensures the physician and/or the nurse manager/ immediate supervisor/coordinator are notified of untoward events involving patients and staff, either by assigned RN or by self. Work Schedules: Will be discuss at time of interview. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Bargaining Union: Yes
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