Posted on: April 30, 2021
575 E Big Beaver RdSte
120, Troy, Michigan, 48083-1397, United States
Hospital Services (Acute) Registered Nurse
GRAND BLANC AREA - Acute Dialysis
DaVita is seeking an Acute Registered Nurse who is
looking to give life to patients in an Acute Hospital
Work autonomously alongside the hospital staff
to assess, troubleshoot, and make sound decisions for the
critically ill patients who need dialysis
4 10 hour shifts per week, with some
Requires on-call 1 to 2 time per week (6pm-6am
scheduled in advance)
We will hire new-grads or soon-to-be-grads, if you have your
Dialysis Experience is NOT required; DaVita is passionate about
mentoring and training clinicians!
What you can expect:
1:1 Patient Care. Deliver acute
hemodialysis to in-patients with chronic kidney
disease, as well as patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) and
transplant. Average Patient to Nurse
Ratio is 5:1 or 8:1.
Patient education. Whether this
is the first or a blip in their chronic treatment, our RNs are
experts in educating our patients and families.
Specialized, complex care. RNs deliver care to patients
who are often dealing with multiple co-morbidities and/or acute
conditions which require unique treatment plans and the ability to
leverage a broad range of nursing skills and knowledge.
Not just hemodialysis. Acute RNs may deliver
nephrology care across multiple renal therapies: peritoneal,
continuous renal replacement and apheresis.
Expect the unexpected. 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.
Autonomy in a Hospital Setting.
Deliver dialysis to patients at a particular hospital or group of
hospitals and become an integral part of their team and ours. As a
teammate in an acute setting you work on your own almost all of the
time. Each day you assess, troubleshoot, and make sound decisions
for critical patients. Our Hospital Services group performs 1.1M
Schedule: Daily working hours may vary from 10
to 14 hour days, 4 days/week including weekends and possible on
call. No two days are ever the same for an acute
dialysis nurse - long days and on call are required.
Schedules vary by hospital system. For this role expect to know
your weekly schedule in advance, but your daily schedule may change
depending on patient needs. Must be in commutable distance based on
The Gold Seal. As an Ambulatory Health Care
accredited provider, DaVita is following and meeting the highest
standards of care, providing care in line with the highest industry
standards according to The Joint Commission. We expect our
nurses to commit to improving patient health through clinical goal
setting and quality improvement initiatives.
What we’ll provide:
In-classroom and hands on training: if you are new to
dialysis, we’ll provide a 9-12 week paid training and the support
to guide you through to becoming a nephrology nurse.
Opportunity for a nursing career for a lifetime. DaVita
is committed to providing robust development and experience for
nurses. Whether you chose to remain in a patient facing/caregiving
role or grow (leadership operations, corporate functions,
integrated care, clinical research), we can guide you on that
Education assistance and license reimbursement: annual
$3,000 tuition reimbursement and potential $25,000 scholarship
opportunity. CNN and CDN certification reimbursement.
3000+ locations across the U.S. for wherever life may
Comprehensive benefits package: including medical,
dental, vision, 401k plan, $2,500 cash gift for new parents,
back-up child and elder care and so much more
Some details about this position:
Your 9-10 weeks of training will include a combination of
classroom and hands-on learning, through DaVita’s award-winning
Training may take place in a facility or a training clinic with
a class of new teammates other than your assigned home clinic
Hours of work may vary during the training period; however, you
will typically be working between 32-40 hours per week during
You must be flexible on the final home clinic placement it may
be in a different location; there is also the potential to float to
various clinics during and after your training
You must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings,
evenings, weekends, and holiday
You Must Have (aka. Requirements):
Nurse (RN) license in the state where practicing
Willingness to work a flexible schedule with mandatory overtime
required due to the nature of the acute treatment you are
Work long days without notice
Ability to travel to multiple hospitals within a given area
(Be sure to ask your recruiter about the commute range for
Experience assessing, trouble shooting and making sound
recommendations in stressful situations
often have to push/pull large hemodialysis machines around the
hospital with little or no assistance
Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) from accredited school of
nursing required; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N);
three-year diploma from accredited diploma program may be
substituted for nursing degree
Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook
You might also have (a.k.a. preferred, not required):
Hemodialysis nursing experience in an acute or chronic
Medical/surgical (Med/Surg), Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical
Care Unit (CCU), and/or Emergency Room (ER) experience
Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN), Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN)
and/or Certified Hemodialysis Nurse (CHN)
Nurses: if this isn’t the job for you, perhaps you have a friend
who would be a perfect fit. Send them this link.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a message on our
DaVita Careers Facebook page.
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