Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse

Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital an Affiliate of Encompass Health

189 May St, Worcester MA 01602

Consider the following benefits of working as an Encompass Health Dialysis Nurse Vs. Competitors

  • No on call
  • Regular/reliable schedule
  • Little to no travel
  • Tablo advantages
  • Autonomy
  • Responsible for 1-2 treatments at a time
  • No 3rd shifts
  • Being a part of the hospital team - acute dialysis nurses have no "home" so having a supportive team can be a plus
  • Calm working environment

Encompass provides dialysis utilizing Tablo machines. This innovative technology is easy to learn and has many features to keep our patients safe and reduce set up and post treatment disinfection time.

Our dialysis patients are scheduled at regular times during the day, allowing you to have a regular and reliable schedule. There is little/no travel between hospitals and no on call.

The Hemodialysis RN is responsible for:

- Providing direct patient care to inpatients in need of hemodialysis

- Supervising care, treatment and services of patient care provided by LPNs, RNTs/CNAs, and other staff on assigned unit and shift

- Assessing and reassessing of patients

- Communicating appropriate information with the interdisciplinary team

- Reporting patient concerns and changes in condition to supervisor and/or physician in a timely manner

- Creating a plan of care that is individualize to patient needs and is reflective of patient goals

Jobcode: 101485


License or Certification:

- Current RN licensures appropriate to state regulations

- CPR certification

- ACLS within 1 year of hire

- CRRN certification preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

- Six months dialysis nursing experience required

- One year of experience in inpatient hospital setting preferred

- Inpatient rehabilitation experience preferred

Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as computer/laptop, telephone, copy/fax machine, calculator, scanner, etc.

- Microsoft Office software, to include Outlook, Word, and Excel.

- Tablo dialysis machine

Physical Requirements:

- Visual acuity, speech recognition, speech clarity.

- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds including medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

- Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

- Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment.

Skills and Abilities:

- Oral communication, written communication, fluency in English, active listening.

- Information ordering, deductive reasoning, social perceptiveness, time management, critical thinking.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without continuous supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.

- Handicapped accessible.

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance and punctuality.

- Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge.

- Adheres to Standards of Business Conduct.

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and/or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

- This position will support cultural diversity by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.

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189 May St.
Worcester, Massachusetts


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