Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse - LPN LVN (Outpatient Dialysis Clinic Waco West)
Posted on: March 21, 2020
Job DescriptionJob ID 200000HQ Available Openings 1 Description
Provide your personal attention and kindness, professional insight,
and a generosity of spirit. Offer expertise and encouragement.
Enhance each patient's future--as well as your own. Connect with
your goals and change lives with Fresenius Medical Care North
America. Here, we make connections that empower patients, their
families, and our team members. As the global leader in dialysis
healthcare, we form bonds that enable the best possible outcomes
and professional satisfaction. While our extensive organization
continues to grow, so do opportunities for our professionals to
learn, grow, and advance. Why Join the Fresenius Team? Passion.
Dedication. Knowledge. Motivation. Experience. These are the
impressive qualities you'll find in the Fresenius Leadership Team.
Our strength in the North American market and extensive global
network provide our employees with the best of both worlds--the
friendliness of a local organization and the stability of a
worldwide organization--for diverse experiences and challenging
career opportunities. When you join the Fresenius Medical Care
team, you'll be welcomed into a company that is built on the
philosophy that our employees are our most important asset. Our
career advantages include the following: Fresenius Medical Care is
the nation's largest provider of renal care, meeting the needs of
more than 135,000 patients at 1,800 clinics throughout the country.
Our well-established, trusted organization fosters a spirit of
camaraderie, emphasizing friendly collaboration, professional
support, and career development. Superior training, UltraCare --
quality control, and certification procedures ensure your potential
to succeed and advance as a professional. Competitive compensation
and exceptional benefits. Outstanding tuition reimbursement
program. Recognized among Fortune's "World's Most Admired
Companies" in 2011. National Safety Award from CNA insurance
companies for 11 consecutive years. Opportunities to give back by
participating in philanthropy and community outreach programs.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE: Supports FMCNA's mission, vision, core values
and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance
Program, including following all regulatory and division/company
policy requirements. Functions as part of the hemodialysis health
care team in providing safe and effective dialysis therapy for
assigned patients under the direct supervision of a registered
nurse. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient
care. Responsible for reporting and documenting all new or unusual
incidents, information, complaints, or problems to the supervisor.
Promotes and assists in the maintenance of a sage and clean work
environment. DUTIES / ACTIVITIES : CUSTOMER SERVICE: Responsible
for driving the FMCNA culture through values and customer service
standards. Accountable for outstanding customer service to all
external and internal customers. Develops and maintains effective
relationships through effective and timely communication. Takes
initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow up regarding
customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Patient Related: Provide
direct patient care for assigned patient(s). Perform all technical
aspects of dialysis procedures for assigned patients as prescribed.
Administer and monitor treatments in accordance with current
treatment plan or as directed by the supervisor. Monitor and
document dialysis treatment parameters on dialysis flow sheets.
Document other information related to the care of the patient in
the individual patient record. Responsible for reporting any
significant information, change in patient condition, or equipment
problems to the supervisor. Assist in developing and following the
teaching plan to educate the patient and family regarding end stage
renal disease, dialysis therapy, diet and medications. Assist with
all emergency operational procedures. Administer intravenous
medication in accordance with physician orders and state nurse
practice laws. Perform and document pre, interim, and post
treatment review of patient condition. Initiate basic CPR measures
in the event of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest, and respond to
emergency situations related to dialysis treatment. Technical:
Safely operate all dialysis related equipment according to the
proper procedures. Provide minor troubleshooting when necessary.
Ensure a clean, safe and sanitary environment in the dialysis
facility treatment area. Ensure all blood spills are immediately
addressed according to FMCNA Bloodborne Pathogen Control Policies.
Operate all emergency equipment effectively in accordance to the
standard operation procedures. Staff Related: Participate in staff
meetings as scheduled. Assist in short term and long term patient
care plan meetings. Acquire information and knowledge in current
practice related to dialysis principals and technique by p
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