What is a dialysis nurse?
A dialysis nurse is a healthcare professional who works with patients with kidney failure or other issues with the kidneys. A dialysis nurse is also sometimes referred to as a nephrology nurse, and dialysis nurse jobs can be found at hospitals, healthcare centers, dialysis clinics and other medical centers.
A dialysis nurse job description is usually divided into three different dialysis units depending on the patient needs:
Dialysis nursing can also be performed in the home setting as well. As a dialysis nurse, you will be responsible for the following actions throughout a dialysis treatment:
- --Supporting, monitoring and educating the patient
Life of a Dialysis Nurse
What does a dialysis nurse do? A dialysis nurse plays a key role during the entire process of dialysis. The following dialysis nurse responsibilities can be found on most dialysis nurse job descriptions:
1. Planning, implementing and evaluating treatment of dialysis patients.
2. Overseeing the dialysis process from beginning to end.
3. Interacting closely with patients, family members, and other healthcare professionals.
4. Administering medications -before, during and after dialysis treatments.
5. Checking vital signs of dialysis patients.
6. Staying up-to-date on paperwork and patient charting.
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