The Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes direct responsibility and accountability for patient care via the application of the nursing process, the therapeutic environment, treatment modalities and interdisciplinary team collaboration. The dialysis nurse will deliver care pre-, post-, and during dialysis following physician orders. He/She will ensure the preparation of the dialysis machine, the dialysate delivery system and confirm that all equipment are functioning properly; adjust equipment used on patients, and interpret and record information; anticipate potential patient problems and perform nursing actions to minimize those problems.
Bachelors Degree of Nursing.
Minimum of six months experience in a hemodialysis setting.
- Registered with Bahamas Nursing Council.
- Certified in BLS and ACLS.
- Dialysis Certification or Renal Nursing program an asset.
- Communicates effectively.
- Ability to work independently
- Knowledgeable of legal and ethical issues in nursing practice.
- Ability to perform full range of nursing functions.
- Ability to identify problems, analyze nursing situations and plan reasonable course of
- action based on knowledge of safe nursing practice and sound principles of management.
- Readily adapts to organizational and professional changes.
- Demonstrates warmth, concern and empathy for people as individuals.
- Demonstrates organizational and time management skills, and a proficiency toward completing continuing and ongoing renal/nephrology education, as well as all required competency testing and skills validation.