000267

Job Title: Dialysis Nrsg Unit Asst Supr

Job Code: 000267

 

JOB SUMMARY

Assist in supervising and coordinating the daily operations of the Chronic Dialysis Unit, including patient care and general administrative activities.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage a multidisciplinary team delivering dialysis treatments during defined work shifts. Coordinate staff schedules. Monitor performance of staff. Provide direct patient care as required when emergency situations arise.

Monitor the unit for potential safety hazards to patients and staff. Complete incident reports and workman's compensation claims and file according to state regulations. Implement actions necessary to correct unsafe conditions.

Assist in the evaluation of the staff working in the Unit.

Develop and direct studies of quality assurance.

Participate in the development and implementation of clinical research studies being conducted in the Chronic Dialysis Unit.

Assume full responsibilities for the Chronic Dialysis Unit in the absence of the Dialysis Nursing Unit Supervisor. Co-Chair staff meetings.

Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS

Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Registration to practice nursing in Kentucky

EXPERIENCE

Four years of Nephrology Nursing experience. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements.