DaVita Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse ( RN ) in Grand Junction, Colorado

  • Work autonomously

as an Acute RN in an intense hospital environment - without the typical

hospital routine.

Provide the highest

level of care across one or more of our hospital units and ensure your

patients' safety, comfort, and well-being with a patient to nurse ratio

typically not more than 2:1.

As an Acute

Hospital Services Registered Nurse at DaVita you are on your toes working in a fast-paced,

constantly evolving environment with new challenges to trouble-shoot and

overcome daily. Your sense of purpose and accomplishment at 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 and quality of care.

What can you expect

as an Acute Dialysis Staff 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 our commitment to Service

Excellence as well as Continuous Improvement. You can build 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 dialysis

nurse in the hospital during your shift. You are not alone though. You will

work 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 on call are

required . The setting is dynamic and each patient's needs are unique. (Be

sure to ask your recruiter about the commute range for this position.) When

you walk in the door each day you don't know what patients you might have,

their condition, when you will get them or when you will be done for the day.

"I love

problem solving and the challenge of the role of acute nursing. I get a lot of

respect from the doctors and my team." - Ginny E.

The shining star for an Acute

Hemodialysis Registered Nurse will have:

  • Current and valid Registered Nurse (RN) license inthe state where practicing required
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule with mandatoryovertime required due to the nature of the acute treatment you areproviding. Long days without notice also required.
  • Hemodialysis nursing experience- preferred
  • Medical/surgical (Med/Surg), Intensive Care Unit (ICU),Critical Care Unit (CCU), and/or Emergency Room (ER) experience - preferred
  • Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN), Certified DialysisNurse (CDN) and/or Certified Hemodialysis Nurse (CHN) - preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required;Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN), Bachelors of Science in Nurse (BSN)and/or Masters of Nursing (MSN)
  • Current Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)certification required; Advanced CPR certification - preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and/or Advanced Cardiac LifeSupport (ACLS) - preferred
  • Experience assessing, trouble shooting and making soundrecommendations in stressful situations
  • Physical Requirement: nurses often have to push/pulllarge hemodialysis machines around the hospital with little or noassistance
  • Excellent communication skills to listen andcommunicate with patients and teammates
  • Multi-tasking skills, with great time management andprioritizing capabilities
  • Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word andOutlook required

Join us as we pursue our vision " To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen . "

Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

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