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RN Dialysis Full-Time (Monday-Friday with Rotating weekend call)

2022-01-20
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  • Northwest Health System Springdale Northwest Health System Springdale

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Do you want to be a valued member of a team who plays a critical role in providing excellent care to dialysis patients in a hospital setting?  If so, consider joining our team as an RN-Dialysis.  If you are selected for this role, you will provide dialysis care for patients at the Springdale Campus.

Do you want to be a valued member of a team who plays a critical role in providing excellent care to dialysis patients in a hospital setting?  If so, consider joining our team as an RN-Dialysis.  If you are selected for this role, you will provide dialysis care for patients at the Springdale Campus. 

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Primes dialyzer and bloodlines
  • Records patients’ medical information and vital signs
  • Readies dialysis equipment
  • Oversees the dialysis treatment from start to finish
  • Accesses Cannulas
  • Demonstrates the ability to remove femoral sheaths & administer medications, including thrombolytics
  • Cleans and dresses permanent and temporary catheters
  • Monitors patient and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records
  • information
  • Identifies irregular dialysis reactions and notifies appropriate medical team members
  • Secures blood works
  • Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness, by explaining: post-treatment home
  • care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication, if needed
  • Maintains medical inventory
  • Provides pre- and post procedure care to patients within the Hemodialysis Unit

Key qualifications to be considered for this include:

  • License to practice as an RN in the state of Arkansas
  • Current American Heart association BLS certification
  • May require a current ACLS certification at start or acquired within first 60 days of employment

    

 

Northwest Health provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic imaging, medical, surgical and emergency services to the Bentonville, Springdale, Fayetteville, Johnson and Siloam Springs communities in northwestern Arkansas. We are your family, friends and neighbors, and we work with and for our community to provide quality healthcare.

 

With a combined active medical staff of more than 540 physicians, 2,200 employees and 487 beds, Northwest Health is one of the largest health networks in Northwest Arkansas with five hospitals and over thirty clinics.  Our hospitals include:

  • Northwest Medical Center - Bentonville
  • Northwest Medical Center - Springdale
  • Siloam Springs Regional Hospital
  • Northwest Health Physicians’ Specialty Hospital
  • Willow Creek Women’s Hospital

Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in America—a perfect blend of urban sophistication and small town charm.  If you aren’t local and haven’t already discovered this, check out www.northwestarkansas.org to see why NWA keeps winning awards as a best place to live.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/M/V) and welcome you to apply. 

 

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