Dignity Health Clinical Nurse Dialysis in STOCKTON, California

Overview

is a member of Dignity Health . The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

A Dialysis Clinical Nurse functions independently and consistently in the delivery of dialysis therapy to all types of patients, including those in complex situations with overt and covert needs and/or complications of treatment through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The registered nurse will be responsible to prescribe, delegate and coordinate nursing care. This position requires providing care/service to a critically ill through rehabilitating newborn through geriatric patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Graduate of a RN School of Nursing

  • California RN License

  • Current BLS

  • One year of Dialysis experience is required.

  • Thorough knowledge and skills in the techniques of the nursing care of the dialysis patient as well as critical care patients including expertise in the use of dialysis equipment, resuscitation equipment, and monitoring equipment such as EKG

  • Must also be able to make astute observations of the patient's condition and take immediate action in emergencies

  • Thorough knowledge of nursing principles and procedures

  • Must demonstrate a high proficiency level in the area of Hemodialysis, critical care nursing assessment and intervention

Preferred:

  • One year of critical care nursing experience is preferred

  • One year of acute care experience is preferred.

  • ACLS is preferred.

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Job ID 2018-53002

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Renal Dialysis

Hours / Pay Period 10

Facility St Josephs Medical Center

Shift Varied

Location STOCKTON

State/Province CA

Standard Hours As defined by the CBA and business needs.