Registered Nurse - Peritoneal Dialysis

CA-ON-Kitchener
1 month ago(12/6/2017 10:16 AM)
Job ID
2017-1225
Job Type
Part time
Program
Renal
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
1

Job Description

POSITION:

Part Time Registered Nurse

 

HOURS OF WORK:
7.5 Hour Shifts
Monday Through Friday, Plus On Call


JOB SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will work primarily in PD Clinic, primary site at the Guelph campus. Demonstrated knowledge in adult teaching and care of peritoneal dialysis, pre-dialysis (CKD) and general nephrology patients as required. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Current Certificate of Competence – College of Nurses of Ontario

• Able to provide on call service for the PD program within 2 weeks of start date.
• Current clinical experience in peritoneal dialysis as well as CKD and general Nephrology clinics with a working knowledge of hemodialysis
• Current certification in nephrology nursing
• Demonstrated knowledge of provincial vascular access and PD initiatives
• Demonstrated experience with Continuous Quality Improvement (Clinical and Process improvement)
• BCLS
• Certification in blood bank administration, IV drug therapy
• A verbal, written and return skills demonstration for PD training may be required as part of the selection process
• Current experience and ability to train patients independently for home peritoneal dialysis
• Demonstrated sound knowledge of nephrology theory and clinical renal nursing practice
• Demonstrated ability to provide adult patient education for both CKD and PD using recognized principles of adult learning
• Skills in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating renal patient education for the care of pre-dialysis and pre-transplant patients
• Demonstrated expertise in management of health problems and support needs for pre-dialysis patients
• Ability to collaborate effectively with members of a multidisciplinary team, patients and families
• Valid driver’s license required
• Good attendance record

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