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Georgia Employer HOME DIALYSIS STAFF RN in Albany, Georgia

Job ID:58296CBFE1F04D1EA51F6A35129AB51CResponsibilitiesAssists in the examination and evaluation of patient candidates so that appropriate PD treatment and other services can be arranged.Train patients and family who have chosen peritoneal dialysis as their treatment modality.Provides counseling and emotional support.Check dialysis equipment and ensure it is operating properly, make adjustments, or have them made by maintenance personnel.Teach the patients proper care between dialysis to avoid infections, and instruct patients on matters of diet.Keep comprehensive records of the schedule and type of treatment and changes in the condition of the patient.Check in with the patient at least monthly by phone or during clinic visits.Obtain routine laboratory work to include routine adequacy testing.Make surveillance of the patient's home adaption, including provisions for visits to the home.Ensure the patient is provided consultation with a Social Worker and Dietitian.QualificationsA Registered Nurse with a current license for the applicable stateAt least 1 year experience in dialysis is required.Must have at least 3 months experience in Peritoneal Dialysis NursingDCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesFor More Details Go To URL