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Last Updated: 5/15/24

Job Description

The Dialysis Charge Nurse position is for our Space City Clinic in Pasadena, TX, located at 3402 Burke Rd, Ste 100, Pasadena, TX 77504-1805.

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 on maintenance dialysis.
  • CPR certification required within 90 days of hire.
  • 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; 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.)

Job Description

The RN Charge Nurse is responsible for overseeing nursing services each shift and functions as a nursing supervisor. This position provides daily supervision of staff on duty during operational hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties and tasks may be assigned.

  • Assist with clinical and operational processes to improve patient health and minimize hospitalizations and missed treatments.
  • Demonstrate effective use of supplies and staff labor hours.
  • Complete and document monthly review of patient medication profiles. Administer medications as ordered by the physician.
  • Assist physician during patient rounds and transcribe and implement physician orders timely.
  • Assist with the implementation of anemia management and medication protocols as requested.
  • Knowledge of and comply with federal, state, local laws and regulations, including health care professionals practice act requirements.
  • Perform duties at all times within limitations established by and in accordance with company policy and procedures, applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • May give direct patient care to the extent of performing efficient, safe dialysis, if allowed by state regulations.
  • Responds to all emergencies in clinic.
  • Communicate results of patient assessment, reassessment, and ongoing monitoring to the physician, team members, and others as appropriate to the individual needs of the patient.
  • Maintain collaborative working relationship with Medical Director and physicians.
  • Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary team in all required patient assessment and care planning activities.
  • Assist in orientation of new staff as a preceptor or in assigning a preceptor.
  • Acts as resource person and participates in implementing and evaluating dialysis services and assures that policies and procedures are updated.
  • Assists Administrator in interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and disciplinary actions of center staff



Company Details

Plano, Texas, United States
Every year, U.S. Renal Care cares for more than 36,000 people living with kidney disease across 33 states in more than 500 facilities providing in-center and home dialysis. To do that, we partner with the world’s leading nephrologists and support the development of our diverse and compassionate clinical and operational teams. Together, our team members and physician partners share a common passion...