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DaVita

Acute Hospital Registered Nurse RN (see locations)

Danbury, CT

24 Hospital Ave, Danbury, Connecticut, 06810, United States of America

Job Description

DaVita is seeking a Acute Hospital Registered Nurse who is looking to give life in a hospital setting.

You can make an exceptional difference in the lives of our patients and their families dealing with end-stage renal failure or chronic kidney disease. Do you desire to deliver care in an empathetic, compassionate way - the way you'd want your own care to be?

Hospitals we support in this area are:

Putnam Hospital, Carmel, NY

Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT

Northern Westchester Hospital, Mount Kisco, NY

  • Acute RN role which serves our in-hospital patients dialysis needs in the Putnam and Danbury area and North West Chester Hospital

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  • DAY role - Monday - Saturday (every other) 3 days a week
  • 12 plus hour days starting at 6:30 am
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  • NIGHT on call role - 40 hours a week guaranteed, overnight is 6pm to 6am, on call premium pay, Monday - Friday, no weekend on call
Will train you in dialysis over a 12-weeks with a preceptor in hemo dialysis

If you haven't considered Nephrology before, read on as we think that you should.

Some details about this position:
  • No Dialysis experience is required (we will train!)
  • Potential to float to other hospitals after your trained. You may be seeking more hours or we may have a request for coverage (All for One).
  • The on call is overnight for those patients who find themselves in the emergency room. You will know your on call schedule and work with your manager on this.
What you can Expect:
  • Be a part of a team that supports and relies on each other in a positive environment. Staff RNs are a central part of a small interdisciplinary team of clinicians.
  • Deliver care to patients who are often dealing with multiple co-morbidities which require unique treatment plans and the ability to leverage a broad range of nursing skills and knowledge.
  • Oversee your patients to conduct patient observations, measuring stats and machine set up, initiating dialysis, discontinuing dialysis and monitoring well being during the treatment.
  • You will work with your head, heart and hands each day in a hospital environment sometimes doing one on one dialysis and sometimes in a multi treatment room.
  • Specialty in multiple renal therapies. Acute (inpatient) RNs may deliver nephrology care through Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) and Apheresis. We do cross train in many of these areas.
  • Work daily in a hospital setting. Deliver dialysis to patients at a contracted healthcare system, and become an integral part of both the hospital and DaVita team.
  • Dynamic environment. As an Acute (Inpatient) Dialysis Nurse you'll provide specialty nephrology care within a variety of settings (ICU, CCU, ED and more).
  • DaVita's Inpatient Dialysis Program is Joint Commission Accredited
What we'll provide:

DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most including:
  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out
  • PTO gained for every hour you work, 176 hours a year is typical if your putting in a 40 hr work week.
  • A lot of other custom benefits, see our site: https://benefits4davita.com/
  • Clinical Ladders - grow both financially and professionally as you move up the ladder with the Village in this specialty
  • Support for you and your family: family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace®, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave, pet insurance, and more
  • Paid training
Requirements:
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of practice
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) from accredited school of nursing required; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N); three-year diploma from accredited diploma program may be substituted for nursing degree
  • We DO NOT require you to have any specific hospital experience. Just your BSN or ASN and nursing license.
You will gain exposure in many areas of the hospital:
  • ICU
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency (ER)
  • Med/Surgical
  • Skilled Nursing Care
  • And many other areas of nursing
At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

DaVita is a clinical leader! We have the highest percentage of facilities meeting or exceeding CMS's standards in the government's two key performance programs. We expect our nurses to commit to improving patient health through clinical goal setting and quality improvement initiatives.

Ready to make a difference in the lives of patients? Take the first step and apply now or have questions? Set up a chat with Lori at: https://calendly.com/lori-howell/q-a-time-with-recruiter

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Salary/ Wage Range
$46.00 - $63.00 / hour

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at https://careers.davita.com/benefits

Client-provided location(s): Danbury, CT, USA
Job ID: DaVita-R0320614
Employment Type: Full Time