Registered Nurse--Outpatient Renal

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation’s most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We’re proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey.  Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Registered Nurse–Outpatient Renal to join the Mountainside Team!

What You’ll Do

The Registered Nurse—Outpatient Renal will be responsible for providing and monitoring dialysis therapy treatment as ordered by a physician or nurse practitioner, as well as educating patients about their disease, diet, medications and a host of other areas.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Provide quality care for ESRD patients requiring maintenance hemodialysis treatments in both acute and non-acute settings utilizing the nursing process
  • Ability to cannulate AV Fistulas and AV Grafts and accessing dual lumen catheters upon initiation of treatment
  • Monitor and interpret vital signs in conjunction with dialysis procedure and treat complications as needed
  • Assessment of patients with development and implementation of plan of care according to the patient’s needs
  • Preparation of dialysis equipment, initiate, monitor and terminate the hemodialysis procedure according to unit policy and procedure
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient’s status, rendered care and treatment plans
  • Monitor medication administration to ensure the safety of the patient
  • Teach patients and their family members about their disease
  • Proper documentation on specific dialysis records
  • Perform any and all other duties assigned

What You’ll Bring  

  • Associates Degree in Nursing required, Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred

  • Current and valid Nursing License in the State of New Jersey is required

  • BLS/CPR certification is required

  • CNN certification preferred

  • One (1) or more years of outpatient dialysis nursing experience is required

  • Knowledge of Infection Control guidelines and specific aseptic techniques in a hemodialysis unit
  • Knowledge of dialysis equipment with accurate interpretation and proper intervention of alarm conditions

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k with Company match

  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage

  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank

  • 6 Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.