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RN - Hemodialysis Unit (HDU)

Job ID: 944511
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Apr 2, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

  • Responsible to provide care in accordance with the North Carolina Board of Nursing-Nurse Practice Act,  American Nurses Association Standards of Practice and other standards established by profession/professional groups, regulating bodies/agents.  Nursing care will be delivered in accordance with Vidant Health and entity specific nursing policies, procedures and professional standards of care/practice.
  • Responsible for the provision and coordination of nursing care to include the collection and analysis of assessment data, identification of expected outcomes and development of plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family and other interdisciplinary team members.  Identifies interventions to attain expected outcomes, implements the interventions identified in the plan of care, evaluates the progress of the patient/family toward attainment of outcomes, and documents the process.  This care includes sensitivity to age specific and unique needs of the patient/family.
  • Promotes and evaluates the effective functioning of the health care team. Collaborates with health care team members to meet the identified needs of the patient/family throughout the episode of care.  Delegates tasks and activities as appropriate and governed by NC Nurse Practice Act.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate Degree or Diploma is required.
  • Bachelors Degree is preferred.
  • Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required
  • Basic Life Support is required

Other Information

17 Beds

  • 4 beds in ECHI (East Carolina Heart Institute)
  • 13 beds in Main HDU

The Hemodialysis unit cares for patients experiencing the following disease processes (but not limited to):

  • End Stage Renal Disease/Transplant Rejection                                    
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Congestive Heart Failure/Pulmonary Edema
  • Sepsis
  • Auto-immune/Neurological Disorders
  • Blood disorders

Respiratory/Metabolic AcidosisRegistered nurses provide care to patients requiring dialysis and/or plasmapheresis with complex diagnosis. Care is provided across the continuum, from infants to adults. Nurses are trained to perform hemodialysis treatments, peritoneal dialysis treatments, and apheresis treatments. ICU and vented patients are 1:1 care at bedside. BLS is required at onset of employment.  ACLS is required within 1 year of hire date.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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