DaVita RN Educator in Aurora, Colorado


The Patient/Clinical Trainer is responsible for all

clinical training that teaches and integrates DaVita policies, procedures,

and dialysis theory for the treatment of ESRD (End-Stage Renal Disease) or

CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) patients for nursing positions in the region

assigned. Position provides timely and effective technical clinical training

to new nurses and ongoing clinical training to all similar teammates in the

division/region assigned. Position also provides local in-services (classes

using didactic/lecture method) as well as other education and skill checks as

needed. Position may assist Facility Administrators (FAs) in presentation of

mandatory in-services and other continuing education programs as requested.

Position may also provide training to Patient Care Technicians as needed.


• Ascertains specific training needs in

the division or region facilities and implement a plan to address these needs

• Monitors state regulations to ensure DaVita training programs meet

or exceed requirements. Maintains current clinical knowledge

and ensure that clinic training and education needs are met in accordance

with DaVita’s policies, procedures, and guidelines, as well as OSHA, CMS,

AAMI, HIPAA, federal state and local regulations

• Orients and provides direct clinical instruction to new

Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians (as time allows) in basic

dialysis clinical skills and procedures including but not limited to machine

setup, patient assessment, and documentation skills. Monitors and document

weekly progress and provide validation feedback to the new clinical teammate,

facility administrator, facility preceptor, and the Director of Clinical


May partner with Clinical Services Specialists and

facility preceptors to provide hands-on training

• Provides continuing education and in-services/materials

to teammates to improve knowledge base and to meet regulatory and safety

requirements on an as needed basis Participates in the development and

ongoing revision of educational materials

Models DaVita mission and values to all new and current

DaVita teammates

• Provides support, continuing education, and ongoing

mentoring to local facility preceptors

• Provides oversight for annual competencies of all RNs

within assigned region and complete skills checklist as required by state


• May participate with FA to select facility preceptors

and provide appropriate training to encourage preceptor retention. May assist

in conducting facility preceptor training programs

May collaborate with Clinical Services Specialist (CSS) to

monitor facility preceptors and to ensure compliance with DaVita policies and


Conducts preceptor quarterly meetings and in-services for


May collaborate with the CSS to monitor the

implementation of clinical policies and procedures in the facility

o Creates and

cultivates a sense of community and belonging for RNs in the geographic

area to foster RN retention and aid in meeting retention goals

• Provides written activity reports to the

Director of Clinical Services and ROD as requested

• Travel required: up to 50% within assigned

region; amount may vary by week

• May perform other duties as assigned

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:

  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.


• A.D.N degree from accredited school of

nursing required; B.S.N preferred; three-year diploma from accredited diploma

program may be substituted for nursing degree

• Current RN

license in state of practice required

• Minimum of one (1) year’s

nephrology patient care experience in dialysis delivery and the treatment

of renal disease required

• Demonstrated knowledge of DaVita

dialysis delivery systems (specifically all dialysis machines in assigned


• Current CPR certification



certification preferred

• Graduate of DaVita Preceptor

University required

• Current driver’s license in state

of residence and insurable driving record required

• Demonstrated understanding of

principles of adult education required

• Experience in teaching the adult

learner with sound knowledge of adult learning theory and ability to

present material to differing levels of base knowledge from novice to

professional (i.e. the ability to change teaching style to accommodate

learners’ needs) preferred

• Intermediate computer skills and

proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required; ability to

use the Internet efficiently for research required; functional proficiency

in all computer systems of DaVita including but not limited to SNAPPY,

DUCK, etc. within 90 days of hire required

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

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