Kaiser Permanente Peritoneal Dialysis RN - Largo Medical Center in Largo, Maryland

To coordinate and monitor care of patients in the assigned clinical area.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates a plan of care for the peritoneal dialysis patient, including but not limited to the following functions:

  • Administers all oral and injecting medications in the department.

  • Ensures narcotics and drug supplies are available in the assigned clinical area and assures the proper security of all narcotics and controlled substances according to KP standards and applicable regulatory laws.

  • Initiates and monitors IV therapy to therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

  • Initiates and monitors Peritoneal Dialysis Exchanges including CAPD and APD.

  • Provides ongoing assurance of functional emergency equipment and adequate emergency drug supplies.

  • Documents emergency situations within the department to the clinical operations manager.

  • Sets-up, performs, and/or assists with procedures as appropriate.

  • Ensures safety measures are instituted for all compromised patients receiving care.

  • Coordinates, implements, and evaluates patient teaching plans for areas of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, anticoagulant therapy, therapeutic diet instruction, weight control, peritoneal dialysis at home, and other areas as designated.

  • Triages walk-in patients as needed or assigned.

  • Supervises patient flow and directs other clinical support staff in the delivery of patient care within the Health Care Team (HCT).

  • Acts as patient advocate and resolves problem within HCT. Brings unresolved issues to the clinical operations manager's attention if unresolved within the team.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year of current experience HMO or ambulatory setting is required.

  • Minimum six (6) months of experience providing peritoneal dialysis self-care training required.

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in nursing care of the patient on home maintenance peritoneal dialysis or in nursing care of the end stage renal patient required.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current RN license in Maryland is required.

  • American Heart Association BLS certification required.

  • Passing a standard medication test is required.

  • Must complete all Fundamental and assigned Specialty related competencies by the end of the probationary period and annually thereafter.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required.

  • Experience in IV Therapy is required.

  • Must have reliable transportation and able to complete a home assessment of patient's environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S.N. is preferred

  • Candidate must have a Maryland and District of Columbia nursing license.

  • Candidate must have peritoneal dialysis and nephrology experience.


TITLE: Peritoneal Dialysis RN - Largo Medical Center

LOCATION: Largo, Maryland


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.