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Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN)

Company: Dialysis Clinic Inc
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:


Dialysis Clinic, Inc. is recruiting top talent interested in supporting our nonprofit mission to prioritize individualized care for hospitalized patients facing acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Our mission states "the care of the patient is our reason for existence," and our dedicated team embodies our sole purpose during every patient interaction. We seek motivated, compassionate individuals to provide top-notch patient care and offer paid training, competitive pay, outstanding benefits and a positive, mission-driven culture. Join DCI today to build relationships and gain fulfillment caring for dialysis patients in an acute care environment.

The Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN) provides specialized dialysis, renal nursing care, and if contractually required, plasmapheresis treatments at our Knoxville Rehab location at 1250 Tennova Medical Way. The Acute RN collaborates with hospital and outpatient care team members to ensure patients receive the safest care with the highest-quality outcomes.

Schedule: Fulltime shifts alternating one week four 10-hour shifts, the next three 12-hour shifts starting at 5:00 a.m. or 9:00 am. Some positions are on call 24/7, and rotating call may be required at some locations.

Compensation: Pay range starting at $30.00 depending on nursing and dialysis experience; experience preferred


Up to 12 weeks' paid training with preceptor

Paid 12-week training with preceptor

Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits

Life and long-term care insurance provided at no additional expense to employee

Paid time off (PTO) including holidays

Extended Sick Bank (ESB) in addition to PTO - paid time for doctor appointments, sickness or medical leave

Retirement plans with $.50 of each contributed dollar matched for eligible employees, up to 8 percent

Education reimbursement

Employee assistance program

Wellness program

Among others


What You Can Expect:

Prepare and monitor equipment used for intermittent or continuous dialysis and water treatment in the acute setting, including quality control checks

Perform and document pre-, intra- and post-dialysis assessments

Initiate, monitor and terminate dialysis treatments per established policies and procedures

Dispense medication as ordered and document per policy and procedure in hospital medical record

Administer blood and blood products per hospital policy and procedure

Accurately receive, transcribe and implement written and verbal orders from physicians

Access lab reports, interpret and report necessary information to nephrologist

Provide renal education to patients and family members and document appropriately

Serve as primary dialysis contact for nephrologists and hospital staff and liaison to outpatient dialysis center

Adhere to DCI and hospital policies and procedures including proper completion of occurrence reports as necessary

Additional tasks as necessary


Successful Candidates Bring:

Excellent communication skills

Demonstrated clinical proficiency

Desire to collaborate with care teams

Ability to problem solve

Customer service mindset in communicating with patients, team members and partner hospital


Current Tennessee RN license required

Six months' dialysis and/or critical care nursing experience preferred, job shadow opportunities available

Current CPR and BLS certifications

DCI's Differentiator:

Since opening the first clinic 50 years ago in Nashville, Tenn., our Dialysis Clinic, Inc. family has grown to be the nation's largest nonprofit dialysis provider with more than 270 locations in 30 states, serving nearly 14,000 patients each day. DCI invests in our care teams and funds research to further kidney care and treatment options. DCI prioritizes a holistic approach and offers hemodialysis, home dialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatment options. We empower patients to live meaningful and productive lives while also delivering high quality kidney care, saving lives and reducing hospitalizations. Learn more about DCI and see if we're hiring in a clinic near you!

DCI is committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

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Job Location US-TN-Knoxville

Posted Date 1 month ago (4/9/2024 1:35 PM)

ID 2024-18834

# of Openings 2

Address 3734 Martin Mill Pike

Category Nursing

Keywords: Dialysis Clinic Inc, Knoxville , Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN), Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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