The Registered Nurse (Dialysis) is responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components as well as other duties as needed by the service. Work Schedule: days/evenings, including Saturday. Shared call. Compressed/Flexible Work Schedule: May be authorized based on service needs. Telework/Virtual/Remote Work: Not Authorized Relocation or Travel Incentives: Not Authorized Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required The Registered Nurse (Dialysis), works with patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) who require dialysis. Certification as a Dialysis RN is preferred but not mandatory. The Dialysis RN implements and documents nursing care during dialysis, initiates dialysis, monitors patients (may provide care for up to two at a time) and dialysis machines, as well as terminates dialysis procedures as indicated. During times that no acute dialysis is needed, the Dialysis RN will also assist as IV team RN (competency based). Other Duties as needed Dialysis is available six days a week. On call for 24/7 coverage of acute dialysis is mandatory. 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
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