Why Join CharDonnay Dialysis, Inc.?
We are a family owned and operated company founded on the idea that everyone is entitled to excellent medical treatment provided by talented clinicians who work for a company that truly cares.
We provide high-quality on-site dialysis services within the correctional community and, more recently, the acute hospital setting. With 25 years of experience, operations in 50+ facilities in 20+ states, and over 250 employees, we fully comprehend the needs of the correctional environment and are honing our expertise in the hospital setting as we continue to expand our service offerings.
What You’ll Do
You will be responsible for performing the hemodialysis treatment procedure to patients in the correctional setting and acting as a resource for other team members.
What’s In It For You?
Our company has tight-knit family environment and we pride ourselves in providing a caring, flexible culture for our employees. We offer competitive wages, generous PTO, health, vision, dental, life, STD/LTD, pet insurance, a 401(k) match, and tuition reimbursement.
- Education: Graduation from an accredited nursing school.
- License/Certification: Current RN license for Illinois ¤t CPR certification
- Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English.
- One year of clinical dialysis experience is preferred.
- Understands basic renal function and the consequences of renal failure. Observes and records patient responses to renal failure and its treatments. Performs thorough patient assessments as evidenced by documentation and feedback to the nurse in charge. In addition, shows an awareness of the general course of all patients in the unit. The RN draws upon this knowledge to help deal with individual treatments.
- Recognizes changes in patients on dialysis and makes necessary adjustments in their therapy. Appropriately responds to all emergencies, notifies the nephrologist when necessary and seeks direction.
- Documents in a clear, concise and thorough manner. Sees that all paperwork is completed properly during the shift.
- Verifies the accuracy of all orders during treatment.
- Performs all tasks necessary for the safe, smooth and efficient operation of the unit. This may include, but is not limited to, set-up, reuse, trash removal, water checks, opening and closing of the unit, mixing of bicarbonate and acid baths, cleaning machines and stations, bath distribution, and all other responsibilities as directed by the charge nurse.
- Administers medications when ordered. Understands and teaches principles of safe dosage in ESRD, reason for giving medication and possible side-effects. Ensures that medications are given properly and as ordered.
- Obtains all laboratory specimens as ordered and performs routine tests.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the implications of common lab results as they apply to the ESRD patient. Confers with dietitian and nephrologist about abnormal findings, when applicable.
- Knows and follows all CharDonnay policies and procedures for infection control. Understand the hazards associated with failing to follow these procedures.
- Contributes to harmonious and constructive working relationships with all staff members to promote positive and productive atmosphere.
- Develops and/or participates in inservice education programs.
- Prepares daily dialysis logs and set-ups for each shift of patients as directed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.