us | Registered Nurse in Athens, GA

Registered Nurse

  • DaVita
  • $66,750.00 - 89,430.00 / Year *
  • 120 E Green St
  • Athens, GA 30602
  • Full-Time



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Supervises and performs direct patient care including but not limited to taking and monitoring vital signs, initiation and termination of dialysis, documentation, physical assessment of patients and patient treatments, taking and transcription of physician's orders, drawing and documentation of ordered laboratory work
* Notes signs of trauma, patients' general physical and mental condition, reviews dialysis orders, documents observations in patient medical records
* Analyzes patient assessments, laboratory data and, when concerns are noted, brings issues to the attention of the physician
* Communicates all emergencies, patient life-threatening complications and related incidents to supervisor, Medical Director, Regional Operations Director, Facility or Group Facility Administrator
* Assesses patient and family learning readiness and provides appropriate information on renal disease, prescribed dialysis treatment, and medical regimen and its impact on the patient's state of health and well-being
* Provides dialysis therapy, including but not limited to formulating dialysis plan per physician orders, weight and rate of ultrafiltration, verifying safety measures are in place and complied with, administering medications or other appropriate treatments, discontinuing dialysis according to established procedure, documenting all activity appropriately
* Instructs patients on pre- and post-dialysis care
* Administers patient quality care in a considerate, respectful manner
* Participates in the development and implementation of the patient's short and long term plan of care and monthly progress note
* Other duties as assigned

o A facility may be selected to participate in research study(ies) under the guidance of DaVita Clinical Research. Any clinical or administrative duty required by the study protocol, which is provided during the course of a patient's treatment, is considered an essential duty of the job

Associated topics: bsn, care unit, ccu, intensive care unit, neonatal, psychiatric, recovery, registered nurse, staff nurse, surgical


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.