St. Joseph Health Registered Nurse II- Dialysis- Full Time- Day Shift- 0700-1900 in Lubbock, Texas

Registered Nurse II- Dialysis- Full Time- Day Shift- 0700-1900

Covenant Health System

Requisition # R265740

Job Description:

· The RN II independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for a group of patients.

· have a strong work ethic, enjoy intellectual challenges and work well in a team-focused environment

· Primes dialyzer and bloodlines

· Records patients’ medical information and vital signs

· Readies dialysis equipment

· Oversees the dialysis treatment from start to finish

· Demonstrates the ability to administer medications

· Cleans and dresses permanent and temporary catheters

· Monitors patient and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records information

· Identifies irregular dialysis reactions and notifies appropriate medical team members

· Secures blood work

· Maintains medical inventory

· Provides pre- and post-procedure care to patients within the Hemodialysis Unit

· Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:

· Candidates must meet the criteria to sit for the NCLEX examination and become licensed in the state of Texas

· BSN required or BSN must be completed within five years

License / Certification:

· Current licensure in Texas or an approved compact state as a Registered Nurse or proof of application for licensure

· Certified in BLS

· Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN) is preferred

Experience:

· At least one year of related RN experience preferred

· are willing to be trained and educated in the care of patients with kidney disease

Shift:

· Full Time

· Day Shift

· 1900-0700

· 12 hour Shifts

· 3 days a Week

· Self-Scheduling

Covenant Health System is a faith-based ministry, focused on caring for the whole person - body, mind, and spirit - working with others to improve health and quality of life in our communities.

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