Nephrology Nurse

Full Time

Date Posted: August 17, 2021

Salary: negotiable

Category: Health Care

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JOB TITLE: NEPHROLOGY NURSE (IN A HOSPITAL)

JOB SUMMARY

We are currently seeking to employ a suitably qualified Nephrology Nurse, who will be responsible for working with patients who have kidney diseases, abnormal kidney functions or are at risk of kidney problems in a hospital.  

   JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performing initial patient assessment.
  • Discussing symptoms with the patient.
  • Assisting with diagnostic procedures such as internal imaging.
  • Examining patients’ medical histories.
  • Administering medication.
  • Assisting with dialysis.
  • Educating patients and helping them better understand their condition.
  • Educating patients on how to manage their symptoms and what precautionary measures they need to take to prevent further complications.
  • In charge of the dialysis unit, ensuring a high level of care to the unit, equipment and patients.

COMPETENCY AND TECHNICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Being competent to manage critically ill patients.
  • Must be prompt with her report about the patient.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Organizational skills 
  • Communication skills 
  • Capacity to manage several tasks or requests simultaneously. 
  • Time management.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION:REGISTERED NEPHROLOGY NURSE ALONGSIDE HER BASIC NURSING CERTIFICATE (RN)  
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Years of relevant experience required/mandatory:  NOT LESS THAN 3- 5 YEARS.
Type of experience required: A REASONABLE KNOWLEDGE OF INTENSIVE CARE, OR CRITICAL CARE AND LIFE SUPPORT FOR ACUTELY ILL AND INJURED PATIENT
OTHER REQUIREMENTSPreferred age:  30 YEARS AND ABOVE.
Preferred marital status:  FEMALE  (CAN BE MARRIED OR SINGLE)

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