Job Description

DRG Professional Services is partnered with Oklahoma's largest, most complex and number 1 ranked health system.

This is a direct hire, full time (not travel or contract) opportunity with a Level 1 Academic University Hospital. This "Not For Profit" hospital is beginning its Magnet journey and currently experiencing phenomenal growth. Due to this growth, this position offers significant opportunity for advancing in your career, whether it be cross training in another modality or looking at getting into supervisor or management roles.

Position Highlights:

  • Shift: Day Shift (3 - 12's MWF)
  • Benefits:The hospital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k) with match, medical and dental plans, but offerings go beyond traditional packages which include; leadership development opportunities, financial support for continuing education (MSN), tuition reimbursement, and many others.
  • Career Growth: Significant opportunity for advancing in your career.
  • Experience:As one of the few centers in the state that performs kidney and pancreas transplants, this hospital gives you the ability to employ a wide variety of nursing skills and treat cases you wouldn't see elsewhere.
Position Description: Under general supervision, provides nursing care in a hospital to a variety of patients with health problems ranging from simple to complex.

Responsibilities:

  • Assumes responsibility for dialysis patients assigned
  • Documents patient responses to nursing interventions and prescribed medical treatments; notes all changes in physician order on assigned patients
  • Assists physician in the examination of patients and in performing minor diagnostic procedures and treatment
  • Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the physiological manifestations of patients and intervenes when necessary
  • Administers medication as prescribed
  • Initiates, regulates and monitors intravenous infusions and blood products
  • Delivers patient care competently
  • Interacts with family and patient in sharing care plan while in the hospital and at time of discharge
  • Informs patient and family of hospital procedures
  • Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate personnel
  • Delegates tasks to support staff
  • Obtains blood sampling on a hemodialysis patient for pre and post dialysis lab draws for an ESRD patient
  • Performs operations dealing with Reverse Osmosis water system
  • Initialization and termination of dialysis with all available access i.e., central lines, grafts, fistulas, Life site ports, peritoneal lines

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Associate degree in Nursing (ADN) is required (BSN is preferred)
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required:
  • Possession of a valid temporary license or permanent license issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse prior to entrance on duty. Permanent license must be obtained within 3 months of appointment
  • BLS (American Heart Association) upon hire. ACLS (American Heart Association) within 3 months of hire.
Experience:
  • One-year of nursing experience in a hospital, acute care setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of dialysis equipment including hemodialysis, reverse osmosis water system peritoneal dialysis equipment.
  • Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and evaluate nursing services and apply nursing techniques.
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Some computer skills.


The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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