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Acute Dialysis Nurse


 Our culture will provide you with flexibility and continuous career development. Be authentically recognized at work and find your sense of purpose with us in a critical specialty that affects patients’ quality of life. We’ll work hard and take care of each other while providing the best care for our patients.  Safety and diversity are important to us.  Join us on the journey……


Let us provide a customized employee experience for you! We encourage teambuilding, collaboration, and creating a fulfilling work life. You don’t need prior experience if you are ambitious, hardworking, and dedicated. Come join our evolved workplace where we embrace physical wellbeing, a positive vibe, meaningful work, and happiness. Kind, caring people who want to be part of an INSPIRED team. Come grow with us - you'll love it!



  1.  2 to 1 patient ratio.

  2. Good transition for a med-surg floor nurse or ICU nurse who is looking for a nursing role with less physical exertion.

  3. More patient connection.

  4. On the job training to learn Acute Hemodialysis, Acute Peritoneal Dialysis, Therapeutic Plasma Exchange and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy along with pay progression.

  5. Work closely with world-class nephrologists in a physician directed organization.

  6. Ideal work environment with a small organization – you’re not just a number.

  7. Develop your nursing skills without having to deal with some distant mega corporation as your employer.

  8. Strong preceptor program with training and education.

  9. Best ‘on call’ schedule.

  10. Greater scheduling variety and flexibility.

  11. You work with physicians that rely on our expertise and treat you well.

  12. Work is in a hospital setting instead of outpatient.

  13. Collaborative work environment.

  14. Multiple pay differentials.




Starting pay is commensurate with knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience.

Base Pay Range $40-50 (in addition to various pay differentials)

$40-41 without previous dialysis nursing experience

$42-50 for experienced dialysis nurses. Experience needed in all 4 dialysis modalities to start on the higher end of this range.

  • Weekend Differential $3.00 per hour Saturday and Sunday

  • Evening Differential $2.50 per hour between 6p-10p

  • Additionally, differentials may include overtime, preceptor, charge, callback, oncall, third case, picking up extra shifts

Competitive compensation package includes medical, dental, vision, life, long term disability, health savings account, 401k retirement with generous matches, paid holidays, PTO with holiday perks and a cash out option after one year of employment, pet insurance, maternity/paternity leave, cell phone reimbursement, free scrubs, and our discount marketplace.  We also offer multiple mental health resources including free EAP counseling sessions, access to Ginger®, and Talkspace®



Positive attitude and fun to work with.

Ability to satisfy hospital requirements related to health and vaccination (with or without accommodation)

Current and valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of Colorado

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; ADN or BSN

Ability to visually discern color differences for water safety testing and successfully pass Ishihara’s color blindness test

Ability to work a call shift from 6p-6a approximately once a month.

Ability to float to various hospital locations.



Being an acute dialysis nurse comes with several fulfilling aspects because the profession allows you to make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients while continually expanding your knowledge and skills in a dynamic healthcare environment.


You get to work closely with patients who often have complex medical needs and your care makes a difference in their health and quality of life.  Dialysis is constantly evolving with new technologies, treatments, and research. As an acute dialysis nurse, you have the opportunity to stay updated with the latest advancements and incorporate them into your skill set.


You can see the results of your interventions quickly, which can be incredibly gratifying.  Building relationships with patients and their families, providing support during difficult times, and witnessing their progress can be deeply fulfilling.  Being part of a small, compassionate team fosters a sense of camaraderie and support as you work together to provide the best possible care for your patients.


Acute dialysis nursing requires specialized knowledge and skills. You continually learn and grow in your profession, which can be intellectually stimulating and professionally rewarding.  There is a consistent demand for skilled acute dialysis nurses. This provides career stability and opportunities for advancement.



Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN) or Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN)



Western Nephrology is a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Western Nephrology, the premier Nephrology practice in the Denver Metropolitan area, began business in 1968 caring for people with kidney disorders. Today, Western Nephrology provides consultative services at numerous hospitals along the Front Range communities. The practice is comprised of 14 board certified Nephrologists at 5 clinics treating patients for a variety of nephrological conditions including acute kidney injury, hypertension, chronic kidney disease and End Stage Renal Disease. In addition to their hospital work, its providers and staff care for patients at nephrology clinics, dialysis clinics and rehabilitation centers.

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