The Hospital Services Nurse Manager is key to leading the acute dialysis unit toward success while performing the highest quality of care and professionalism. You will coordinate patient and staff schedules and the clerical/administrative needs of the program. Collaborating with physician and hospital personnel in order to enhance partnership is key to the success of the Hospital Services program.
Serves as DCI liaison with Hospital Administration, in collaboration with DCI Local Operations Director.
Supervises nursing activities to ensure that nursing care is carried out as directed, and that services are provided with the highest quality outcomes.
Serves as back up to all staff roles.
Interviews and recommends hiring for applicants to the Hospital Services Program.
Collaborates with the DCI Educator for training and continuing education of staff.
Acts as a mentor to the Hospital Services staff.
Oversees documentation of nursing care provided, maintenance of inventory for DCI and hospital supplies, medication and dialysis bath adjustments, and evaluation of adequacy of dialysis.
Collaborates with Chief Technician concerning repair and maintenance of all equipment and water treatment practices per industry standards.
Serves as the primary contact to the Medical Director. Able to openly communicate with all nephrologists regarding the services provided.
Evaluates patient care delivered and makes recommendations to physicians as appropriate.
Collaborates with hospital discharge planners and/or case managers and outpatient units to ensure smooth transfer to the next level of care.
Maintains working knowledge of industry standards related to renal replacement therapy in the hospital setting, including ESRD and AKI concepts/principles, regulatory, and accreditation standards. Educates staff regarding industry changes and updates.
Recognizes and responds appropriately to difficult patient/family situations and emergency situations.
Education and/or Experience:
Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program.
Experience in critical care nursing is preferred.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
Possesses and maintains a current license in the State as a registered nurse.
Maintains current CPR certification.
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