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DIALYSIS Requirements and Duties

Dialysis nursing assignments enable traveling RNs to choose great assignments while honing their skills in the treatment of kidney disease.

Dialysis nurses administer treatment to patients with condition of the kidneys and renal system. Certified dialysis nurses consult with doctors and ensure that the dialysis equipment is working properly by successfully imitating the primary function of healthy kidneys.

Requirements

  • Active BLS from the American Heart Association
  • Active professional license within the state of practice
  • Specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific travel nurse positions
  • Experience as a dialysis nurse
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an RN