Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse - Port St. Lucie, FL DaVita - Vero Beach, FL
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: November 18, 2021
100 S Us Highway 1, Vero Beach, Florida, 33334, United States of
Dialysis Experience Required
DaVita is seeking a Registered Nurse who is looking to give life to
patients in an Acute Hospital setting. RNs in this role work
autonomously alongside the hospital staff to assess, troubleshoot,
and make sound decisions for the critically ill patients.
What you can expect:
Use your critical care thinking skills. Whether this is the first
or a blip in their chronic treatment, our RNs are experts in
educating our patients and families. You'll be able to leverage
your nursing skills for patients who are often dealing with
multiple co-morbidities and/or acute conditions which require
unique treatment plans and the ability to leverage a broad range of
nursing skills and knowledge.
Not just hemodialysis. Acute RNs may deliver nephrology care across
multiple renal therapies: peritoneal, continuous renal replacement
Autonomy in a hospital setting. Deliver dialysis to patients at a
particular hospital or group of hospitals and become an integral
part of their team and ours. As a teammate in an acute setting you
work on your own almost all of the time. Each day you assess,
troubleshoot, and make sound decisions for critical patients. Our
Hospital Services group performs 1.1M treatments annually.
Dynamic environment. No two days are ever the same for an acute
dialysis nurse. You'll work within a variety of settings (ICU, CCU,
ER and more), and you'll be able to keep learning new nursing
skills on top of dialysis.
Schedule: Provide emergent, lifesaving care during on call shifts.
Schedules vary by hospital system. For this role expect to know
your weekly schedule in advance, but your daily schedule may change
depending on patient needs. Must be in commutable distance based on
The Gold Seal. As an Ambulatory Health Care accredited provider,
DaVita is following and meeting the highest standards of care,
providing care in line with the highest industry standards
according to The Joint Commission. We expect our nurses to commit
to improving patient health through clinical goal setting and
quality improvement initiatives.
What We'll Provide:
More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates
to what matters most: robust health care coverage, retirement
planning and savings tools, opportunities for career development,
and well-being resources.
Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time
off, PTO cash out, DaVita-negotiated discounts on hundreds of items
from your cell phone plan to movie tickets, Bright Horizons backup
care, elder care and more.
Paid training: DaVita offers all new teammates a robust, paid
training program to help you gain the right dialysis skills. The
training is a mix of classroom and hands on training.
Opportunity for a nursing career for a lifetime. DaVita is
committed to providing robust development and experience for
nurses. Whether you chose to remain in a patient facing/caregiving
role or grow (leadership operations, corporate functions,
integrated care, clinical research), we can guide you on that
3000+ locations and 800+ hospital partnerships across the U.S. for
wherever life may take you.
Some additional details about this position:
Training may take place in a facility or a training clinic with a
class of new teammates other than your assigned home
Hours of work may vary during the training period; however, you
will typically be working between 32-40 hours per week during
You must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings,
evenings, weekends, and holiday
You Must Have (aka. Requirements):
Hemodialysis nursing experience in an acute or chronic
Current and valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state where
Willingness to work a flexible schedule with mandatory overtime
required due to the nature of the acute treatment you are
Work long days without notice
Ability to travel to multiple hospitals within a given area (Be
sure to ask your recruiter about the commute range for this
Experience assessing, trouble shooting and making sound
recommendations in stressful situations
Physical Requirement: nurses often have to push/pull large
hemodialysis machines around the hospital with little or no
Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) from accredited school of
nursing required; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N);
three-year diploma from accredited diploma program may be
substituted for nursing degree
Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook
You might also have (a.k.a. preferred, not required):
Medical/surgical (Med/Surg), Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical
Care Unit (CCU), and/or Emergency Room (ER) experience
Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN), Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN)
and/or Certified Hemodialysis Nurse (CHN)
Nurses: if this isn't the job for you, perhaps you have a friend
who would be a perfect fit. Send them this link.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a message on
our DaVita Careers Facebook page.
DaVita is an equal opportunity employer - Vet and Disability. To
learn more about what this means click here.
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