Thank you for your interest in joining the Pure Life Renal team. To apply for an open position please send your resume, with cover letter, to:

Judith Johnson
Director of Operations
jjohnson@plrenal.com

Summary: Responsible for the provision and supervision of all patient care on assigned shifts by performing the following duties:


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

  • Prepares the dialyzer and delivery system as prescribed; monitor all equipment in use for correct functioning; and perform appropriate terminal cleaning following each treatment
  • Assess assigned patients before and after each treatment. Initiate, monitor, and terminate dialysis treatment
  • Develop the plan of nursing care for each treatment and as required, alter the dialysis management based on standing and current physician orders
  • Evaluate patients’ status and notify the Charge Nurse and Physician regarding changes in patient’s condition
  • Document all patient care provided and contribute to patient care planning and follow-up to achieve goals
  • Conform to the established policies and procedures of the facility and PLR; provide education to patient and family regarding renal care, fluid management, treatment options, vascular access care, and diet restrictions.
  • As allowed by state regulations, may administer medications, fluid therapy and blood products as ordered.
  • Perform patient care or other duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse, Director of Clinical Services or Facility Administrator.

Competency:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Interpersonal – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.


Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Experienced and trained in a dialysis setting

Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; Ability to speak effectively to other employees.


Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
Basic Microsoft Office experience


Certificates and Licenses:

  • Current licensure as a Licensed Register Nurse (RN)
  • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification

Must be competent in the requirements for the position per state and federal regulation.


Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee must use safe and appropriate means and precaution when lifting one or more items.

Job Summary:

The Charge Nurse is a qualified professional nurse responsible for planning and organizing all patient and personnel activities in the hemodialysis unit on all shifts. He/she will assume authority for the operations of the facility in the absence of the Administrative Nursing Director.


Qualifications:

  • Current license for registered nurse
  • Baccalaureate degree preferred
  • Minimum of one year in nursing to include six months’ experience in a hemodialysis unit
  • CPR Certification
Job Summary:

Facility Administrator is responsible for the delivery and quality of nursing care, administration of the facility’s operations, and supervision and development of nursing personnel. Directs administration of PLR clinics within the authority of governing board by performing duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current license from the Board of Registered Nursing
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Business or Administration preferred with two years of clinical nursing experience in dialysis, one of which included leadership and management responsibilities, or an equivalent combination of education experience
  • Evidence of continuing education: completion of leadership and management courses desirable
Job Summary:

The Home Program Nurse is a qualified professional nurse responsible for the care of ESRD patients. They assemble, test, operate and service equipment used for peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis training.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • One year experience in nursing with an additional 3 months’ experience in peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis modalities
  • Certification of completion of peritoneal dialysis training and home hemodialysis training
  • CPR Certification
Job Summary:

A qualified technician who is responsible for the overall operational condition, maintenance and repair of all equipment and mechanical/electrical systems in the facility; inventory control; reuse program (if applicable); and maintenance of the physical plant

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Training and experience (6 months preferred) in equipment maintenance
  • Training in the maintenance and repair of hemodialysis machines (e.g. Fresenius, Baxter, Gambro, BBraun)
  • Successful completion of the Facility Water Treatment Certification program
Job Summary:

The Renal Dietitian is responsible for providing ongoing care for all nutrition aspects of ESRD patients.

Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Minimum one year clinical experience as a Registered Dietitian; experience in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis preferred
  • Licensed in states where licensure is available/required
Job Summary:

A person who oversees the psychosocial care and support of patients with chronic renal disease who are undergoing renal replacement therapy.

Qualifications:

  • Social Worker who holds a Master’s Degree in social work with specialization in clinical practice from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Minimum of one year experience in a dialysis unit preferred
  • Licensed in states where licensure is available/required
Job Summary:

A person who provides the secretarial and clerical duties that are involved in the day to day operations of the dialysis facility, including but not limited to, front desk operations, customer service excellence.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and
  • Three to six-month related experience and/or training, analytical skill and a self-starter
Job Summary:

Functions under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse to assist in providing care and implementing delegated activities of hemodialysis treatment and related renal care to patients. The Certified Hemodialysis Technician reports directly to the nurse in charge. The Certified Hemodialysis Technician has direct responsibility to ensure that all tasks delegated are performed in accordance with PLR policies and procedures as well as state and federal regulations.

Qualifications:

A. Experience and Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Certified as a hemodialysis technician by a nationally recognized organization and state. Some states may require state certification in additional to certification.
  • Successful completion of the Color-Blind Test per state requirement
  • Current CPR certification

B. Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions
  • Ability to use reasonable care in carrying out verbal and written instruction
Job Summary:

The Charge Nurse is a qualified professional nurse responsible for planning and organizing all patient and personnel activities in the hemodialysis unit on all shifts. He/she will assume authority for the operations of the facility in the absence of the Administrative Nursing Director.

Qualifications:

  • Current license for registered nurse
  • Baccalaureate degree preferred
  • Minimum of one year in nursing to include six months’ experience in a hemodialysis unit
  • CPR Certification
Job Summary:

Facility Administrator is responsible for the delivery and quality of nursing care, administration of the facility’s operations, and supervision and development of nursing personnel. Directs administration of PLR clinics within the authority of governing board by performing duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current license from the Board of Registered Nursing
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Business or Administration preferred with two years of clinical nursing experience in dialysis, one of which included leadership and management responsibilities, or an equivalent combination of education experience
  • Evidence of continuing education: completion of leadership and management courses desirable
Job Summary:

The Home Program Nurse is a qualified professional nurse responsible for the care of ESRD patients. They assemble, test, operate and service equipment used for peritoneal dialysis and hemo dialysis training.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • One year experience in nursing with an additional 3 months’ experience in peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis modalities
  • Certification of completion of peritoneal dialysis training and home hemodialysis training
  • CPR Certification
Job Summary:

A qualified technician who is responsible for the overall operational condition, maintenance and repair of all equipment and mechanical/electrical systems in the facility; inventory control; reuse program (if applicable); and maintenance of the physical plant

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Training and experience (6 months preferred) in equipment maintenance
  • Training in the maintenance and repair of hemodialysis machines (e.g. Fresenius, Baxter, Gambro, BBraun)
  • Successful completion of the Facility Water Treatment Certification program
Job Summary:

The Renal Dietitian is responsible for providing ongoing care for all nutrition aspects of ESRD patients.

Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Minimum one year clinical experience as a Registered Dietitian; experience in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis preferred
  • Licensed in states where licensure is available/required
Job Summary:

A person who oversees the psychosocial care and support of patients with chronic renal disease who are undergoing renal replacement therapy.

Qualifications:

  • Social Worker who holds a Master’s Degree in social work with specialization in clinical practice from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Minimum of one year experience in a dialysis unit preferred
  • Licensed in states where licensure is available/required
Job Summary:

A person who provides the secretarial and clerical duties that are involved in the day to day operations of the dialysis facility, including but not limited to, front desk operations, customer service excellence.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and
  • Three to six-month related experience and/or training, analytical skill and a self-starter
Job Summary:

Functions under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse to assist in providing care and implementing delegated activities of hemodialysis treatment and related renal care to patients. The Certified Hemodialysis Technician reports directly to the nurse in charge. The Certified Hemodialysis Technician has direct responsibility to ensure that all tasks delegated are performed in accordance with PLR policies and procedures as well as state and federal regulations.

Qualifications:

A. Experience and Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Certified as a hemodialysis technician by a nationally recognized organization and state. Some states may require state certification in additional to certification.
  • Successful completion of the Color-Blind Test per state requirement
  • Current CPR certification

B. Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions
  • Ability to use reasonable care in carrying out verbal and written instruction


Equal Employment Opportunity

In keeping with our policy of non-discrimination, Pure Life Renal seeks to attract and retain individuals of high quality and diverse backgrounds, and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, veteran status, or other protected characteristic.