Job Title: Clinical Coordinator- Dialysis-Hemo Outpatient

Company: HealthAlliance Hospital

City/State: Kingston, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Dialysis-Hemo Outpatient

Union: No

Position: Part Time

Hours: flexible

Shift: Day

Req #: 34280

Job Details:

Provides education in End Stage Renal Dialysis (ESRD) and treatment modalities to patients, families, students, staff and community. The Renal Educator Coordinator works collaboratively with the Dialysis Director, Nurse Managers, CAPD Coordinator, Physicians, Chief Tech., and other department managers to assure that standards of clinical dialysis practice are met. Assures that all regulatory standards and guidelines of DOH, DNV, ESRD network & KDOQI are met. The Renal Education Coordinator will provide or coordinate educational opportunities and research and disseminate information on current and future best practices thereby enabling the provision of a high level of care to our community. The coordinator will be an integral partner with the Dialysis Staff in provision of high quality care and striving to continuously improve the practice of nursing to the ESRD patient and family. Responsibilities

  • Role model standards of nursing care, define optimum nursing practices.
  • Provides direct education/training, functions as resource and provides for supervision of preceptors.
  • Coordinates/participates in patient care meeting/conferences with other healthcare providers as needed.
  • Disseminates pertinent information.
  • Develops, provides, coordinates and evaluates specific programs to meet staff educational needs.
  • Serves as a liaison for students/faculty and HAHV Education Department and acts as a role model for students.
  • In collaboration with nurse managers, makes rounds to evaluate and optimize nursing care.
  • Works with Dialysis leadership team to develop monthly education for Dialysis Staff.
  • Administrative Support:
    • Provides research and expertise for Dialysis administrative team decision-making.
    • Participates in programs or projects that facilitate the attainment of the Dialysis program goals.
    • Develops strategic long-range plans related to the educational needs of the Dialysis staff and community.
  • Standards, Practice and Quality:
    • Facilitates the development and ongoing review of nursing standards in Dialysis.
    • Serves as coach and mentor to all team members to facilitate individual growth.
    • Research and promote “best practice” and new practices.
    • Provides remediation for identified areas needing quality improvement through provision or coordination of targeted education.
    • Research and promote “best practice” and new practices.
    • Provides remediation for identified areas needing quality improvement through provision or coordination of targeted education.
    • Coordinates quality indicator data collection and performance improvement projects in Dialysis
  • Other Duties:
    • The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements as to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the appropriate policies and procedures.
    • Coordinates patient education efforts.
    • Consults regarding resources, pertinent information to be provided for patient education materials.
    • Educates entire dialysis team on regulatory standards and guidelines of DOH, ESRD network, and KDOQI.
    • Provides direct patient care and on-call coverage for CAPD and Hemodialysis in times of need.
    • Performs any other duties as assigned.


  • BSN preferred. Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited program preferred.


  • 2 yrs acute care; dialysis experience; prefer nursing education experience


  • BLS certified/Current license to practice in the State of New York


  • Nephrology nursing certification preferred; med surg/nursing certification preferred

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