Davita Registered Nurse (RN) - Denver, CO in Denver, Colorado

Position DescriptionWork autonomously as an Acute RN in an intense hospital environment - withoutthe typical hospital routine.Provide the highest level of care across one or more of our hospital units andensure your patients' safety, comfort, and well-being with a patient tonurse ratio typically not more than 2:1.As an Acute Hospital Services Registered Nurse at DaVita you are on your toesworking in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment with new challengesto trouble-shoot and overcome daily. Your sense of purpose and accomplishmentat the end of each day is powerful.You are the dialysis expert and the hospital staff relies on your expertise.As an Ambulatory Health Care RN you will be held to the highest standards('The Gold Seal' by The Joint Commission) of patient safety andquality of care.Some details about this Acute Dialysis Staff RN STAR Training position:You will be trained for approximately 12 weeks with a class of new teammates.If you have dialysis experience, training time will be reduced.Your training will include a combination of classroom and hands-on learning,through DaVita's award-winning training programsThis position may require floating to various hospitals and/or travelingaway from your home area during training. Be sure to ask your recruiter aboutcommute range for this position.You must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings, evenings,weekends, and holiday, including unexpected long days and mandatory overtime.You may be required to travel away from your home area during the trainingperiodWhat can you expect as an Acute Dialysis RN at DaVita?Patients - Help your patients, when they need it the most.Patient care is our top priority and we look for teammates who share ourcommitment to Service Excellence as well as Continuous Improvement. You canbuild your career in nephrology and practice multiple therapies(Peritoneal, CRRT, Apheresis, etc.) as an Acute Nephrology RN at DaVita.Independence - Manage your patients on your own in a hospital setting.As a teammate in an acute setting, you will typically be the only dialysisnurse in the hospital during your shift. You are not alone though. You willwork very closely with the hospital staff each day to assess,troubleshoot, and make sound decisions for critically ill patients.Intensity - Expect the unexpected.No two days are ever the same for an acute dialysis nurse- long days and oncall are required. The setting is dynamic and each patient's needs areunique. When you walk in the door each day you don't know what patients youmight have, their condition, when you will get them or when you will bedone for the day."I love problem solving and the challenge of the role of acute nursing. Iget a lot of respect from the doctors and my team." - Ginny E.QualificationsThe shining star for an Acute Hemodialysis STAR Registered Nurse will have:Current and valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state wherepracticing requiredWillingness to work a flexible schedule with mandatory overtime required dueto the nature of the acute treatment you are providing. Long days withoutnotice also required.Medical/surgical (Med/Surg), Intensive Care Unit (ICU),Critical Care Unit (CCU), and/or Emergency Room (ER) experience - preferredGraduate of an accredited nursing program required; Associates Degree inNursing (ADN), Bachelors of Science in Nurse (BSN) and/or Mastersof Nursing (MSN)Current Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification required;Advanced CPR certification - preferredBasic Life Support (BLS) and/or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)- preferredExperience assessing, trouble shooting and making sound recommendations instressful situationsPhysical Requirement: nurses often have to push/pull large hemodialysismachines around the hospital with little or no assistanceExcellent communication skills to listen and communicate with patients andteammatesMulti-tasking skills, with great time management and prioritizing capabilitiesBasic computer skills and profic