Outpatient RN CAP 2
Company: Fresenius Medical Care
Location: National City
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Job Description National City, California Job ID R0015829
Available Openings 1
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The professional registered nurse (CAP RN 2) position may be an
entry level CAP designation for new employees that meet the CAP RN
2 criteria or attained through advancement by the CAP RN 1. The CAP
RN 2 is accountable and responsible for the provision and
coordination of clinically competent care including assessment
planning intervention and evaluation for an assigned group of
As a member of the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) health care team
the CAP RN 2 participates in decision-making teaching leadership
functions and quality improvement activities that enhance patient
care outcomes and facility operations.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
All duties and responsibilities are expected to be performed in
accordance with Fresenius Kidney Care policy procedures standards
of nursing practice state and federal regulations.
Performs all essential functions under the direction of the
Clinical Manager and with the guidance from the Educator Preceptor
or a CAP RN 2 3 4 or 5 for the first 3 months of employment.
Required to complete CAP program requirements to either maintain
the CAP RN 2 level or advance to CAP RN 3.
Performs ongoing systematic collection and analysis of patient data
pre - during - post hemodialysis treatment for assigned patients
and documents in the patient medical record makes adjustments or
modifications to treatment plan as indicated and notifies Team
Leader Charge Nurse Clinical Manager or Physician as needed.
Recognizes aspects and implications of patient status that vary
from normal and reports to or collaborates with appropriate health
team members for input.
Assesses daily assigned patient care needs and collaborates with
direct and ancillary patient care staff as needed.
Directs and provides all aspects of the daily provision of safe and
effective delivery of chronic hemodialysis therapy to assigned
Administers medications as prescribed or in accordance with
approved algorithm(s) and documents appropriate medical
justification and effectiveness.
Ensures correct laboratory collection processing and shipping
procedures are performed and reschedules missed or insufficient
Ensures physician orders for assigned patients are entered and
acknowledged in the Medical Record.
Initiates or assists with emergency response measures.
Delegates appropriate tasks to direct patient care staff including
but not limited to LVN/LPNs and Patient Care Technicians.
Monitors patient care staff for appropriate techniques and
adherence to FKC policy and procedures.
Promotes infection control equipment and environmental safety.
Assesses collaborates and documents patient/family's basic learning
needs including direct and ancillary patient care staff to provide
initial and ongoing education to patients and family.
Keywords: Fresenius Medical Care, National City , Outpatient RN CAP 2, Healthcare , National City, California
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