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Dialysis Nurse - Platteville Unit

Grand River Medical Group

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ID: 17738

Posted On 08/03/2022

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Dialysis Registered Nurse

Position is for Tri-State Dialysis - Platteville, WI location

Grand River Medical Group is seeking an enthusiastic nurse (RN) to work within our Tri-State Dialysis unit in Platteville, WI. You will work with chronic renal failure patients who are on hemodialysis. You will be responsible for initiating, monitoring and discontinuation of hemodialysis treatments. You will administer IV medications and IV nutrition, draw lab work, identify, and anticipate patient problems associated with chronic renal failure.

The ideal candidate will be committed to providing a high quality, patient centered experience to every patient. Each day will be a learning experience and a different day than the day before. You will be part of the interdisciplinary team with nurses, technicians, nephrologist, dietitian, and social worker.

This is a part-time position, working 1-2 days week. Availability to cover vacations, illness, etc. a plus. The unit is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, closed on Sundays, Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Complete nursing portion of the Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Patient Assessment and Plan of Care (POC) on assigned patients according to established timeline.
  • Identify the patient problem and determine the proper intervention. Communicate in writing and verbally to Unit Coordinator/Unit Manager/Director of Dialysis of all patient psychological or physiological adverse reactions, problems or other pertinent information.
  • Keep patients and dialysis equipment under constant observation during treatment, evaluate patients throughout, and properly operate equipment.
  • Safely administer prescribed medications and treatments and take appropriate action based on patient's response.
  • Administer heparin according to patient's established need or when necessary, take clotting time to establish more appropriate dosage of heparin.
  • Draw blood for laboratory specimens on a regular basis according to protocol of unit so that patient's status may be evaluated.
  • Perform clinical procedures including needle insertion and central line access in accordance with established procedures and standards of care.
  • Document each treatment appropriately to include double checks, lab draws, medications given, patient assessment and condition of access, vital signs at current established time intervals, initiation and termination of treatment, condition of dialyzer at end of treatment, and patient discharge summary following each patient dialysis treatment.
  • Document monthly on assigned primary patients, to include lab, anemia and bone disease flow sheets, Stable Patient Review form and nursing progress note. Update plan of care as needed.


  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing for Registered Nurses.
  • Minimum one year of professional nursing experience preferred; Medical/surgical, hospital, chronic illness, critical care and/or community health experience preferred.
  • Dialysis experience NOT required; on-the-job training provided.
  • Must be a licensed RN with an active license to practice in the state of Iowa and Wisconsin; BSN preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) Certification required.

We offer: A competitive hourly wage plus vacation, generous company provided benefits, and much more.

Grand River Medical Group is an independent physician owned practice located in Dubuque, IA. We provide a wide range of healthcare services from primary care to subspecialty care for adults and children. We currently employ over 300 team members who help support the practices and clinical operations of over 65 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistant clinics, our urgent care network, and four dialysis units located in Iowa (Manchester and Dubuque) and Wisconsin (Platteville and Richland Center).

Grand River Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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About the Company

Grand River Medical Group was founded in 2016 when three clinics, formerly known as, Dubuque Family Practice, Dubuque Internal Medicine, and Dubuque Pediatrics merged to continue providing you and your family high quality healthcare. As well as improve coordination of healthcare in the community. Grand River Medical Group consists of more than 360 team members, including over 55 physicians and advanced practicing professionals. The clinic has six convenient locations throughout Dubuque.

Our mission is to be the area's trusted choice by providing patient-centered, high quality healthcare to patients of all ages, in a physician-led, professionally managed organization.