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Registered Nurse (Rn) Up To $15k Bonus For Dialysis Exp.

Fresenius Medical Care North America

This is a Full-time position in Scottsdale, AZ posted May 13, 2022.

*RN*Our Home Therapies RNs provide education and support to patients and caretakers who have chosen home dialysis therapy.

This role involves an initial visit to the homes of patients to assess home therapy readiness, as well as training and follow-up visits within the clinic environment.*Why be a nurse with Fresenius Medical Care North America?*Fresenius Medical Care nurses are on the front line of patient care, improving the quality of life of every patient, every day.

This role is all about relationships and the bond you will create with patients and their families.

Prior dialysis nursing experience is helpful, but many successful candidates come from a background in ICU, PCU and/or surgery.Here is your opportunity to make profound connections that make all the difference.

As the global leader in dialysis healthcare, we know what it takes to create strong bonds among patients, their families, and our team members-and why it matters.

Within this positive environment, those in our care can achieve better outcomes-and professionals can achieve their most important objectives.*What makes FMCNA an employer of choice?*Passion.





These are the impressive qualities you will find in our FMCNA colleagues.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 and our patients are our priority.*More details about this Home Therapy RN role: *SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:In this role you will manage patient care in an independent home therapy program.

You will provide direction and guidance to the interdisciplinary team providing care to Home Therapy patients and ensure that the highest standards of care are provided.

You will collaborate with the leadership team to grow the assigned Home Therapies program(s).* Manage the tactical execution of short and long-term objectives through the coordination of activities with a direct responsibility for results, including costs, operational methods, growth, and quality and staffing.* Provide leadership, coaching and development plans for all direct reports to maintain an engaged and productive workforce; partnering with Human Resources on employee matters.* Follow processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Recommending changes to policies and procedures following company protocol as needed.* Frequently interact with supervisors, customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers.* Participate in the development and implements the area strategic plans, goals and objectives ensuring alignment with those of the region, division and company.* Implement HT program-specific and area quality goals and action plans in order to achieve quality standards.PATIENT CARE:* Direct and manage all aspects of patient care for Home Therapies patients in assigned program from admission through discharge of the patient.

Provides direction, guidance and support to staff members to ensure the safe and effective delivery of home therapy support care to patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).

Ensures that the standard of dialysis provided is at least equivalent to that provided to facility patients.* Oversee the identification and evaluation of candidates for the Home Therapies Program including assessment of patients’ home environment if needed.* Ensure patients’ response to home dialysis treatment therapy is documented according to company policies and procedures and in compliance with pertinent regulatory requirements.* Ensure appropriate intervention for changes in patient adequacy status and troubleshooting peritoneal and access flow issues are completed per physician orders.* Administer medications as prescribed including algorithm (as appropriate), and document appropriate medical justification if indicated.

Responsible for the appropriate recording of controlled substances as required by law.* Ensure all educational needs of patient and family are met regarding End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).* Ensure education of the patient regarding quality measures, transplant options, modality awareness, and access care, including vascular catheter reduction and adherence to treatment regime.* Ensure all patients are educated regarding laboratory values and the relationship to adequate dialysis therapy, compliance with treatment schedules medications, and fluid as appropriate.* Oversee the safe, effective and timely training of all home patients and their families/significant others on the safe and effective operation and maintenance (as appropriate), of all home therapies equipment* Act as a resource for the patient to address concerns and questions.* Develop a mechanism or process for acquiring and maintaining knowledge of the specific situation of each patient, including hospitalizations, and any significant change in patient care status.* Maintains appropriate skill levels with all emergency operational procedures, and initiates CPR and emergency measures in the event of cardiac and/or respiratory arrests when the patient is in the medical office.STAFF:* Manage assigned program Home Therapies licensed personnel, direct patient care staff, indirect patient care personnel, and when necessary, technical staff.* Provide employee education and guidance, and performance related feedback through ongoing informal advice and formally through the annual performance evaluation.* Collaborates with staff to establish personal goals and provides opportunities for professional growth and training to achieve these goals to ensure clinical competence.* Conducts regular staff meetings to ensure appropriate communication of area, regional and corporate initiatives and policies and procedures, to educate and monitor staff regarding appropriate patient care techniques and other company and regulatory policies and procedures.* Responsible for all patient care employees receiving appropriate training according to policy, including training to ensure ongoing compliance with all risk management initiatives.

Ensure documentation completed for all annual in service training.* Direct staff and patients in the preventive maintenance of home therapy equipment, including water systems and analyses as appropriate.*Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations.*EDUCATION:* Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing (R.N.) Advanced education preferred.

Current appropriate state licensure.EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:* Minimum of one year nursing experience* 3+ years’ supervisory or project/program management experience preferred.* Demonstrated management skills necessary to provide leadership in the supervision of dialysis personnel and to ensure the delivery of maximum quality care to all patients.* Competent at operating all Home Therapies related equipment.* Must be available as a fulltime employee and provide on-call coverage when necessary* Demonstrated leadership competencies and skills for the position, including excellent communication, customer service, continuous quality improvement, relationship development, results orientation, team building, motivating employees.

Performance management and decision making.* Successfully complete CPR Certification with maintenance as required.*Some of the benefits to working at FMCNA: * Rated as one of Forbes’ U.S.

Best Employers Paid one-on-one training Tuition reimbursement Comprehensive health insurance Paid time off Adoption assistance Computer discounts Discount fitness program 401(K) and much moreEO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityFresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.Location: Scottsdale, ArizonaJob Type: Full-time