Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN)?

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in St. Joseph:
"Low economic demographics and illegal drugs."
Pros: Everyday is a challenge with the type of patients we are helping. Meth, herion, and alcohol are very prominent in this low income area. Which also comes with poor health choices, high blood pressure and diabetes. Patients either don't want to spend money on their medications or don't have the means to get thier meds.
Cons: Starting to have higher crime rates with weapons and drug gangs.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Cincinnati:
"Not a good place for nurses or patients."
Pros: The autonomy and nephrologist.
Cons: 1:30 ratio, no standard practice.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Irvington:
"The patients are diverse."
Pros: Patients are diverse and sometimes difficult to connect to. I meet people from different backgrounds who make my job interesting.
Cons: Dangerous high crime area. Many shootings and robberies take place nearby. I fear for my safety entering and leaving work.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Weston:
"Extensive paid time off."
Good benefits package with dental vision and health. Retirement IRA available.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Erie:
Pros: Love working in a home clinic. Much better than hemodialysis.
Cons: New rn makes close to what I make with 22 years of experience. No 401 k. Nurse to patient ratio.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Marquette:
"Fast paced working enviorment."
Pros: Direct patient care.
Cons: Wages do not reflect what a staff RN should be earning compared to other regions across the US.

Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Salinas:
Pros: The patients.
Cons: The administration.