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RN - Acute Hemodialysis (Rotator Call-In)

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Scope of Service Acute Hemodialysis operates a six bed inpatient unit, as well as having the capability of providing treatments at the bedside. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 6:30 am to 11:30 pm. Emergency treatment is available 24 hours/day, using on-call RNs. The average daily treatment schedule is 45. -Acute Hemodialysis provides care for all adult patients over 18 years. Our patient population includes: --- - Inpatients who develop acute renal failure; --- - Patients admitted in acute renal failure; --- - Chronic hemodialysis patients admitted for treatment of other medical/surgical diagnosis; --- - Patients admitted with acute overdose. -Patient care includes: --- - All medical/surgical; including ventilator-dependent patients, stable telemetry, and lower level of care (SNF/ICF) patients receive their treatments in the hemodialysis unit. RN staff/patient ratio 1:2. Exceptions: Respiratory Isolation (TB). --- - Continuous EKG monitoring/pulse oximetry are available in the hemodialysis unit. --- - All ICU and unstable telemetry patients receive their treatments at the bedside by an RN (1:1). The general ICU care is provided by the ICU RN assigned to the patient in consultation with the HD RN for HD treatment. --- - All critical care patients are assessed per critical care routine and the needs of the patient. --- - The ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and American Nephrology Nurses Association Clinical Nursing Practice Standards are followed. Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIESResponsible for coordinating clinical care of patient. - Integrates all health care providers to ensure high quality patient/family outcomes, and establishes a consistent and accountable relationship with patient/family. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initiation and development of the plan of care, patient/family education, utilization management and discharge planning.II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS -Essential functions- Continuous: lifting up to 1/2 lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering. - Frequent to continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling. - Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending. Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting. - Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi; - lifting: - horizontal lift/carry up to 75 lbs. with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overhead level up to 15 lbs.; - carrying up to 35 lbs, running, climbing, side bending, - kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching. Operates various machines/tools/work aids.III. - - - - TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSInside work. - Exposure to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases. - Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic. - Assignment to inpatient adult psych areas and Family Treatment Center includes occasionally accompanying patients outdoors. - Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSA. Education/Certification and Licensure:1.Licensure: - Registered Nurse, State of Hawaii2.Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing; Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.3.Current BLS/HCP card in all areas; ACLS, NALS and/or PALS in designated areas.4.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English effectively. Additional Requirements Additional Requirements for Experienced RN: A. - -EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: --- - Current ACLS certification. - B. - -EXPERIENCE: --- - 12 months Telemetry and/or medical/surgical RN experience in the last 5 years. --- - 12 months ICU experience preferred. --- - 12 months of acute Hemodialysis RN preferred. --- - Baxter/Phoenix HD machine experience preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet#queens6#PIQNursing PandoLogic. Keywords: Registered Nurse (RN), Location: Honolulu, HI - 96849

Keywords: Queen's Health System, Honolulu , RN - Acute Hemodialysis (Rotator Call-In), Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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