As our Renal Supportive Care Team Nurse you will utilizes the principles of palliative care to improve patient quality of life in advanced kidney disease.
The Renal Supportive Care Team Nurse plans and delivers care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, interventions, implementation, and evaluation. This role requires effectively interacting with patients, families, and their support system, physicians, as well as interdisciplinary team members; including participation in interdisciplinary team review of patient care.
This individual will have liaison responsibilities with nephrology clinics, dialysis facility staff, hospital staff, and staff members of community organizations and other health care organizations.
This position requires expert assessment of the needs of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients and families, with special attention to quality of life and advance care planning. This includes, but is not limited to, addressing the symptoms and comfort of patients on dialysis, goals of care, patient values, and end-of-life issues.
Education and Experience
Current WA RN License
5 years nursing experience
At least 2 years of nursing experience in a hospice or palliative care setting an eligibility to become certified as a Hospice or Palliative Care within 12 months of employment
Demonstrated skills in clinical nursing assessment, critical thinking skills, ad ability to function independently.
Highly preferred qualifications would include:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN)
Hospice certification or advanced certification
Hospice, home health, long-term care, medical/surgical, oncology and or renal experience.
NKC offers an outstanding compensation and benefit program and relocation assistance would be available to our selected candidate.
Founded in Seattle in 1962, we are the world’s first dialysis organization. We are the provider of choice because of our high quality services, community connections and generous donor support. We provide more than 250,000 dialysis treatments each year, for 1,600 patients who chose to dialyze in one of our centers or at home with our support. We also treat patients at local hospitals, as we have s...ince 1981. Our hospital services team provides 13,000 dialysis treatments each year to patients in hospitals across King County.