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in Lafayette, LA

$18 per hour
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A $10,000 Sign On Bonus Is Available.

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. is recruiting top talent interested in supporting our nonprofit mission to prioritize individualized care for patients facing chronic kidney disease. Our mission states the care of the patient is our reason for existence, and our dedicated team embodies our sole purpose during every patient interaction. We seek motivated, compassionate individuals to provide top-notch patient care and offer paid training, competitive pay, outstanding benefits and a positive, mission-driven culture. Join DCI today to build relationships and gain fulfillment with a lower caregiver-to-patient ratio than other providers.

The Dialysis Charge Nurse supervises nursing personnel to ensure every patient receives the safest care with the highest quality outcomes.

Compensation: Pay range starts at $30.00 an hour to $44.00 an hour depending on nursing and dialysis experience.

Schedule: Full-time working three 12 hour shifts per day and possibly a half day on the fourth day if needed; Sundays and major holidays off; no overnight shifts

Experience a plus, but not required. DCI provides 3-months of comprehensive training, including classroom group sessions and one-on-one skills training.


  • Paid training with preceptor
  • Charge nurse continuing education classes
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Life and long-term care insurance provided
  • Holidays off, paid time off, paid sick time and extended illness benefits
  • Retirement plans with employer contributions
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
  • Among others


What You Can Expect:

  • Obtain and review all new patient information and consent forms before initial treatment
  • Assist and oversee patient care staff in initiating, monitoring and terminating dialysis treatments as needed
  • Coordinate patient scheduling with nurse manager, maximizing resources to align patient needs with staff capabilities and experience
  • Manage clinic operation following safety and staffing guidelines in absence of manager
  • Communicate patient status to physician; implement and document orders
  • Participate in patient care conferences, medical rounds and chart review; document progress notes
  • Contribute to risk management, QAPI and infection control committees
  • Supervise initial and ongoing patient education
  • Review and document patient education to ensure compliance with ESRD Network, regulatory agencies, DCIs CQI Program and individual clinic requirements
  • Manage monthly patient lab work in accordance with clinic policies and protocols
  • Oversee primary nursing teams and non-licensed staff for completion of assignments
  • Support training of new staff members as directed and supervised by the education coordinator, the clinical supervisor and/or the nurse manager
  • Provide feedback and assist the nurse manager with staff performance reviews
  • Functions as expert resource for clinical staff