ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Perform patient assessment: vital signs and all other parameters of the ESRD patients, review dialysis orders, determine general physical & mental condition of patient through observations and interview, assist in determining compliance to dietary or medication regimen, document compliance to dietary or medication regimen, document observations appropriately.
2. Provide chronic hemodialysis therapy: formulate a dialysis plan for ultrafiltration, initiate dialysis via various assessors, observe all safety measures, monitor patient vital signs applicable to ESRD patients. Able to administer medications, fluid therapy and blood products or other appropriate treatments per physician orders. Document activity appropriately in patient file.
3. Perform analysis of patient data: assess and monitor status of vascular accesses, review lab work, patient assessments, and report any relevant changes or abnormalities to physician and or the Facility Administrator.
1 Compliance with policy and procedures in accordance with state and federal regulations for patients care and services. (Medicare, OSHA, or other governing agencies).
2. Compliance with state or federal regulations of the Injury Prevention and Safety Training Program.