DaVita Hospital Dialysis RN in Topeka, Kansas

Work autonomously as an Acute RN in an intense

hospital environment - without the typical hospital routine.

Provide the highest

level of care across one or more of our hospital units and ensure your

patients' safety, comfort, and well-being with a patient to nurse ratio

typically not more than 2:1.

As an Acute Hospital

Services Registered Nurse at DaVita you are on your toes working in a

fast-paced, constantly evolving environment with new challenges to

trouble-shoot and overcome daily. Your sense of purpose and accomplishment at

the end of each day is powerful.

You are the dialysis expert

and the hospital staff relies on your expertise. As an Ambulatory Health Care

RN you will be held to the highest standards (‘The Gold Seal’ by The Joint

Commission) of patient safety and quality of care.

Some details about this

Acute Dialysis Staff RN STAR Training position:

  • You will be trained for approximately 12 weeks with aclass of new teammates. If you havedialysis experience, training time will be reduced.
  • Your training will include acombination of classroom and hands-on learning, through DaVita’saward-winning training programs
  • This position may require floating to various hospitalsand/or traveling away from your home area during training. Be sure to ask your recruiter about commute range for this position.
  • You must have a flexible schedule and be able to workmornings, evenings, weekends, and holiday, including unexpected long daysand mandatory overtime.
  • Youmay be required to travel away from your home area during the trainingperiod

What can you expect as

an Acute Dialysis RN at DaVita?

Patients - Help your

patients, when they need it the most.

Patient care is our top

priority and we look for teammates who share our commitment to Service

Excellence as well as Continuous Improvement. You can build your career in

nephrology and practice multiple therapies (Peritoneal, CRRT, Apheresis, etc.)

as an Acute Nephrology RN at DaVita.

Independence -

Manage your patients on your own in a hospital setting.

As a teammate in an acute setting, you will typically be the only dialysis

nurse in the hospital during your shift. You are not alone though. You will work

very closely with the hospital staff each day to assess, troubleshoot, and make

sound decisions for critically ill patients.

Intensity - Expect the


No two days are ever the

same for an acute dialysis nurse- long

days and on call are required . The setting is dynamic and each patient's

needs are unique. When you walk in the door each day you don't know what

patients you might have, their condition, when you will get them or when you

will be done for the day.

"I love problem

solving and the challenge of the role of acute nursing. I get a lot of respect

from the doctors and my team." - Ginny E.


shining star for an Acute Hemodialysis STAR Registered Nurse will have:

  • Current andvalid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state where practicingrequired
  • Willingness to work a flexibleschedule with mandatory overtime required due to the nature of the acutetreatment you are providing. Long days without notice also required.
  • Medical/surgical (Med/Surg),Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care Unit (CCU), and/or Emergency Room(ER) experience - preferred
  • Graduate of an accreditednursing program required; Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN), Bachelors ofScience in Nurse (BSN) and/or Masters of Nursing (MSN)
  • CurrentCardiopulmonaryresuscitation (CPR) certification required; Advanced CPR certification- preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and/orAdvanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - preferred
  • Experience assessing, troubleshooting and making sound recommendations in stressful situations
  • Physical Requirement:nurses often have to push/pull large hemodialysis machines around thehospital with little or no assistance
  • Excellent communication skillsto listen and communicate with patients and teammates
  • Multi-tasking skills, with greattime management and prioritizing capabilities
  • Basic computer skills andproficiency in MS Word and Outlook required

Are you ready to make a

difference in the lives of your patients and work autonomously in an

environment where you make the decisions? If so, we'd like to speak with you.

Visit http://www.careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.

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