MERCY HEALTH CORPORATION RN/staff (084) in LAKE GENEVA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: RN/Staff 084 Provides specialized nursing services and care to patients by performing the following duties. Explains procedures and treatments to patients to gain cooperation, understanding, and minimize apprehension. Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of the patient. Performs Initiation, treatment, and discontinuation of hemodialysis, either in outpatient or acute setting. May also be assigned to do peritoneal dialysis nursing. Performs patient assessments and evaluation, monitors patients during treatment, responds to complications. Administers IVs, blood transfusions, injections and medications and performs other patient care procedures as directed and according to established criteria and guidelines. Assists physicians during patient rounds. Performs lab tests and collects blood specimens peripherally, from vascular access and central venous access devices. Follows treatment plan according to physician orders and established guidelines. Maintains timely flow of patients, sets up patient station pre treatment and takedown and cleaning of machine and chair post treatment to prepare for next patient shift. Provides patient and family education in a manner that is understandable and comprehensive. Documents patient care and related information. Performs primary patient nursing duties including care planning and participating in care conferences. Responds to incoming telephone calls. Follows up on patient care as needed. Reviews and maintains charts. Participates in department CQI and PI projects. May be required to be on call, work alternate shifts and weekends. Performs other duties as assigned. Maintains professionalism, utilizes appropriate scripting, patient identifiers, and PPE. EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Passing the Driver's License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring) Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or Illinois Health Care Workers Background Check Must be able to follow written/oral instructions. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/938368F159C64CD3