Registered Nurse-Dialysis Facility Administrator

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

SUMMARY:
The RN Dialysis Facility Administrator will manage the entire dialysis operations. This person will function as the hemodialysis team leader in provision of chronic hemodialysis care and treatment. Will provide day to day direction and supervision to assigned direct patient care staff. Will communicate with the physician and other members of the healthcare team to interpret, adjust, and complete patient care plans. Provides safe, effective delivery of patient care in compliance with standards outlined in the facility procedure manual, as well as regulations set forth by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, state and federal agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
• Current license as a Registered Nurse, in good standing with the State licensing board
• Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience providing nursing services in a dialysis setting
• Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience providing supervision
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience, competency, and sensitivity in working with American Indian people
• Must be a team player and be able to work collaboratively
• Must be flexible in varied working situations
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy
• Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test
• Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty (5) pounds as well as assist with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds.
• Ability to stand for extended periods

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• This person will supervise the Patient Care Technicians, the Administrative Assistant, the Dietician and the Social Worker
• Provide day to day guidance, support and direction to direct patient care staff
• Manage the facility staffing and the appropriate hiring, firing and disciplinary action of facility staff
• Train and orient staff
• Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures of the facility, the Mille Lacs Band and any applicable state and federal licensing bodies
• Coordinate Patient Care Plan meetings
• Maintain knowledge of current practices related to the principles and techniques of dialysis
• Conduct regular staff meetings and coordinate necessary training
• Assess daily patient care needs and develop and distribute patient care assignments appropriately
• Assess patient needs, respond to dialysis treatments, and communicated concerns to rounding physician. Implement changes in patient care/treatment as directed
• Monitoring facility budgets
• Coordinating with pharmacy to ensure patients received needed medications
• Maintain needed facility supplies and communicate with vendors
• Complete administrative paperwork
• Provide direct nursing services to dialysis patients
• Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Working hours will vary, but will typically be 3 days a week for 10-12 hours each day and could include nights, weekends and holidays
• Will spend considerable time walking, bending, stretching and standing
• Will assist in patients transfers so must follow proper body mechanics and procedures for lifting/moving patients
• May face hazards from exposure to chemicals and infectious diseases
• Moderate stress
• Work is Indoors

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359
Fax # (320) 532-7492
e-mail to hr@millelacsband.com