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Dialysis Clinical Coordinator, Home Therapy **Sign-On Bonus up to $5,000**

Company: U.S. Renal Care
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Qualified external candidates with prior peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis experience may be eligible for up to $5,000 signing bonus - please inquire! The Home Therapy Clinical Coordinator is responsible for assisting with management and operation of designated Home Therapies program(s).-- - This position assumes full responsibility for the program(s) in the absence of the Administrator.-- --- --- - -- - ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.-- - Other duties and tasks may be assigned. Coordinate the functions of all departments and develop standards and methods of measuring patient care services, including a chronological record of services provided to patients as required by the ESRD Network Coordinating Council and Medicare. Work with Administrator to maintain chronological, thorough, and appropriate documentation in the patient record of all treatments, activities, and communication with the patient, physician and other healthcare professionals. Promote quality management program through education and involvement of staff and patients in outcomes as well as overall responsibility to achieve corporate goals for quality. Knowledge of and remain current with federal, state, local laws and regulations, including health care professionals practice act requirements, in relation to home dialysis program and patient care requirements. Assist Administrator with development, implementation and follow up of Corrective Action Plans required for internal and external surveys. May assume Home Therapy Nurse's responsibilities as needed. Conduct and/or participate in both formal and informal meetings with the governing body, Regional Director, Medical Director and the staff as delegated. Assure that appropriate staff meetings, in-service education meetings, and team patient care planning meetings are held monthly as delegated.-- - Assure that Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement Program is current at all times as delegated. Oversee patient (and/or care partner) training in the practice of Peritoneal Dialysis or Home Hemodialysis. Ensure proper infection control monitoring, implementation, and recording.Assist in on-call system oversight for patients and ensure patients have access to nursing support at all times. Assist, when necessary, with disinfection of equipment and supplies including bicarbonate delivery systems and dialysis machines. Responds to all emergencies in program.-- - Familiar with emergency equipment and all emergency operational procedures.-- - Communicate and regularly review Emergency Preparedness procedures with all home staff, patients and Interdisciplinary Team Members. Provide communication of overall results of patient assessment, reassessment, and ongoing monitoring to the physician, team members, and others as appropriate to the individual needs of the patient. Ensure all staff meet required qualifications for position held and perform duties within limitations established by and in accordance with company policy/procedures, health care professionals practice acts, applicable state and federal laws and regulations. Assists with maintaining effective personnel management and employee relations, including evaluating the performance of all personnel and counseling employees. Uphold management goals of corporation by leading staff in team concepts and promoting a team effort. Effectively communicate expectations; accept accountability and hold others accountable for performance QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements include: Current RN license in applicable state.-- - License must be maintained as current and in good standing.-- - 12 months experience in providing nursing care, including 3 months of experience in providing nursing care to patients in the specific modality of home program.-- - CPR certification required within 90 days of hire and prior to patient care assignment. Confirmation of ability to distinguish all primary colors. Demonstrated ability to function in a leadership position and to perform in new and emergent situations with sound judgment. Demonstrated working knowledge of the English language and ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); proficiency in all USRC clinical applications required within 90 days of hire. Must meet any practice requirement(s) for the applicable state.-- - (See addendum for RN Charge Nurse.) Ability to meet minimum hiring standards which may include additional background clearances and orientation requirements if applicable to the program assigned to for employment. U.S. Renal Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran. Additional Information

Keywords: U.S. Renal Care, Fort Worth , Dialysis Clinical Coordinator, Home Therapy **Sign-On Bonus up to $5,000**, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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