Fresenius Kidney Care Hiring for Registered Nurse in Dialysis Home Therapy

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Job Title:  Registered Nurse, Dialysis Home Therapy

Purpose and Scope:

Functions as a member of the Home Dialysis Team as the Home Therapy Staff Nurse.  Ensures provision of quality Home Dialysis Training and patient care in accordance with FMS policies, procedures and the UltraCare at Home principles.  Supports FMCNA’s commitment to the Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Program (QAPI)) and CQI activities, including those related to patient satisfaction.  Actively participates in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) process that may enhance the likelihood that patients will achieve established FMCNA Quality Target Goals.

Principal Responsibilities and Duites:

Functions as a member of the Home Dialysis Team as the Home Therapy Staff Nurse.  Ensures provision of quality Home Dialysis Training and patient care in accordance with FMS policies, procedures and the UltraCare at Home principles.  Supports FMCNA’s commitment to the Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Program (QAPI)) and CQI activities, including those related to patient satisfaction.  Actively participates in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) process that may enhance the likelihood that patients will achieve established FMCNA Quality Target Goals.

Educates the patient/Home Partner and family regarding ESRD and the availability of the FMS Treatment Options Program.(TOP)

 Performs assessment of the Home Dialysis training candidate’s home environment for suitability in the ongoing delivery of home dialysis therapy

Assesses the Home Dialysis patient and Home Partner/family readiness and potential ability to perform dialysis treatments at home.

Admits all new home patients and documents the appropriate processes as required by policy and procedure.

Education:

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing (R.N.)

Current appropriate state licensure

Experience and Required Skills:

  • Minimum of one year nursing experience preferred, not required.
  • Minimum of three months (twelve weeks) Home Dialysis Training experience required.
  • Experience must be specific to the modality of Home Dialysis Training that the staff
  • member will be providing, i.e.; Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) or Home Hemodialysis.
  • Medical-surgical nursing experience and ICU experience preferred but not required.
  • Competent at operating all Home Dialysis related equipment.

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

  • Company:                    Fresenius Medical Care
  • Location:                     Memphis, TN
  • Closing Date:              February 1, 2016
  • Qualified candidates should e-mail: alicia.delbridge@fmc-na.com
  • Full Contact Information– Alicia Delbridge, Healthcare Recruiter, Memphis, TN, 901-505-8401, alicia.delbridge@fmc-na.com
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