Job Overview
Company Name: Dialysis Clinic, Inc., (DCI)
Job Title: Dialysis RN Nurse Manager
Required Education: Not Specified
Job Type: Health Care
Required Experience: Not Specified
Base Pay: N/A
Required Travel: Not Specified
Location: Kansas City, MO (map it!Map it!)
Employee Type: Full-Time
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services



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Mission Statement

We are a service organization. The care of
the patient is our reason for existence.





Job Description

To be considered for the position, please (1) upload your resume, (2) complete the application in its entirety, and (3) answer the screening questions. This position requires 5 year's incenter dialysis experience with 2 year's of leadership experience. 

Summary:
 Under the direction of the Administrator and Medical Director, the Nurse Manager is responsible for overseeing the management of the dialysis facility and the supervision of all nursing personnel in order to ensure a safe, efficient dialysis treatment for all patients. 

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To include but not limited to (other duties may be added) the following: 
  • Implements training and educational programs for ESRD.
  • Coordinates home training and assures follow-up of patients on a monthly and prn basis.
  • Oversees  the review and evaluation of patient care in accordance with ESRD Network, regulatory agencies, DCI’s CQI program and the individual clinic’s requirements
  • Develops and implements standards of care, providing patient care in accordance with ESRD Network, regulatory agencies, DCI’s CQI program and the individual clinic’s requirements
  • In collaboration with the Education Coordinator plans for and provides the training and assessments of patient care staff
  • Coordinates the implementation of the DCI, CQI and Risk Management Programs with the Quality and Risk Manager
  • Collaborates with the Medical Director, Social Worker, Dietitian, Charge Nurses, Technical Managers, Staff Nurses and Technicians on any specific problem of patient care including selection of modality
  • In the absence of the administrator acts the CEO of the facility
  • Actively encourages and helps maintain open and free communication between staff, administration, physicians and patients
  • Responsible for keeping abreast of changes in trends, concepts and studies in management and nursing practices through reading, attendance at workshops, conferences, etc.
  • Conducts staff meetings on a regular basis
  • With the Administrator and Medical Director, integrates unit activity as they relate to patient care, staff education, research projects and unit expansions
  • Understands clinic agreements and vendor contracts
  • Reviews financial operations of Clinic with Administrative Team and Medical Director, providing input and participation in financial decisions relating to clinic operations
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates with Medical Director the supervision of the Social Work, Renal Nutrition and Technical staff
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Clinics policies and procedures and applicable laws
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems in coordination with the Clinical Administrator





Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience:
  • Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program 
  • Twelve months experience in a dialysis is preferred 
  • Experience in critical care nursing is preferred 
  • Experience in a supervisory role 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 (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) certification.
  • CNN (certified nephrology nurse) certification is encouraged.
 Language Skills:  The successful candidate for this job must have the ability to:
  • Read and interpret documents such as doctors’ orders, other medical communications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Write and communicate in a clear, concise and professional manner.
  • Speak effectively with patients, family members, visitors, physicians and other staff members.
  • Present information and respond to questions from physicians, managers, patients and staff.
 Mathematical Skills:  Incumbent must have the ability to:
  • Correctly calculate medication dosages.
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide as needed in the provision of care and charting using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Compute rate, ratio and percent. 
Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to identify problems, collect data, establish facts and use sound principles and practices.
  • Ability to interpret technical and operational instructions. 
 Physical Demands: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentials of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk and hear; stand, walk, and sit; use hands-to-finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. Frequently, the employee must lift and / or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Since this job is performed within a health care environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious or contagious diseases, hazardous chemicals and materials, needlesticks, blood and body fluids.  Further information regarding the position’s specific work environment and exposure category are provided during orientation.  The position is classified as Category I. Work Hours:  Dialysis Clinic Inc. reserves the right to alter work hours and schedule in order to maintain patient and staffing needs.Must successfully complete DCI’s comprehensive training program Bloodborne Pathogens:
Since this is a healthcare environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious / contagious diseases, needle sticks and blood and body fluids. Further information about this position’s specific work environment and exposure category will be provided during orientation. This position is classified as Category I.

DCI offers a very competitive benefits package.DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AAVEVRAA Federal Contractor

Company Overview

The primary responsibility of DCI is to perceive, initiate and provide comprehensive patient care. We serve society by providing care for patients with end-stage renal disease. Our goal is complete patient rehabilitation. We recognize the patient as an individual resulting from his/her genetics, life experience, habits, beliefs, emotions; and as a member of his/her family, and the community. The patient deserves the highest standard of care possible regardless of race, status or creed. The application of comprehensive care is on a personal level. We become acquainted with our patient as a person and seek to understand his/her problems and needs - physical, emotional, spiritual and social.

Through a team approach, each staff member performs functions within his or her capabilities in his or her defined role based on the specific needs of the individual patient. Patient care is assessed, planned, implemented, and evaluated with the consistent aim of improving care and finding more efficient and effective methods for delivery of care. Realistic goals, which promote safe, therapeutically effective and individualized care for each patient, are defined in the patient care plan. These goals adhere to quality standards of care within the framework of defined policies and procedures. The team strives to provide the highest quality of patient care possible through the utilization of available human and material resources. There is, however, a further responsibility to which DCI is devoted. DCI was established as a non-profit corporation, hopefully to generate funds for research in order that the methods for treatment of ESRD patients might be improved. We are not content to dialyze the next group of patients in the same imperfect way that the last group was dialyzed without at least making the attempt to better the patient's lot through research. As a corollary to this, education of ESRD health care professionals is another goal to which DCI resources are dedicated to support. DCI's philosophy has always been a commitment to patients.

Patients complete a financial profile, which aids the social workers in directing them to community services to assist them. Patients are also assisted in acquiring and maintaining primary and supplemental insurance. If a patient does not have primary or secondary insurance, every effort is taken to find a DCI facility that can accept the financial burden of an uninsured patient. DCI endorses the patient's right to choose the facility and the mode in which the patient's ESRD should be treated, i.e., dialysis or transplant. To help insure that those patients desiring transplant may be offered this form of treatment, DCI founded and remains closely affiliated with DCI Donor Services, Inc., which operates independent organ procurement agencies and also contributes to research to improve methods of immunosuppression. We are a service organization. The care of the patient is our reason for existence.

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