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Category: Nursing Professionals RN/LPN
Facility: Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center
Department: Dialysis Brk
Schedule: PRN
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: Monday, Wed and Friday between 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Requisition: 1203105
Job Details:

SUMMARY:   Dialysis staff nurses provide care and treatment to patients on maintenance dialysis.
Dialysis treatment is provided within the scope of nursing practice. Dialysis charge nurses are designated as responsible for each shift. 
Home dialysis nurses provide major portions of self-care and home dialysis training for dialysis patients and/or their caregivers.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

·         Graduate from a CCNE or NLN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred. Graduate from an approved nursing program is acceptable.

·         Dialysis experience or critical care experience preferred. 

·         Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.

·         If functioning in charge nurse role must have at least 12 months nursing experience and  3 months experience of dialysis experience is required.

·         If functioning as a home dialysis nurse must have at least 12 months nursing experience and an additional 3 months experience in each of the specific modalities (hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis) for which the nurse will provide self-care training is required.

 

CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS: 

·         Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of South Dakota and/or meeting the requirements of Multi-state licensure required. 

·         Nephrology Certification preferred.  



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