Dialysis nurse 

As a healthcare professional, your passion lies in providing care and making a positive impact on people’s health. You understand that this mission has no limits. If you have clicked on this vacancy, it is likely because you are seeking: 

  • Better salary conditions?
  • Experience abroad?
  • Professional stability?
  • Good life-work balance?
  • Professional growth?

If you answered yes to all the above, then this job opportunity in the Netherlands is well-suited for you! 

The hospitals in the Netherlands include both public and private facilities. Collectively, these hospitals are investing in an additional education program for highly skilled nursing positions in departments such as Operating Rooms (OR), Intensive Care Units (ICU), Critical Care (CC), and Emergency Rooms (ER). Particularly for citizens of the European Union, hospitals in the Netherlands can offer free education and competitive salaries. If you are interested in becoming a dialysis nurse in the Netherlands and wish to pursue a paid education program, this vacancy may be well-suited for you! 

Your role: 

As a dialysis nurse in training, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team, requiring a high level of autonomy and responsibility. Your responsibilities include guiding and supporting dialysis patients, ensuring their preparedness for treatment. Throughout the treatment, you will continuously monitor patients and respond to hemodynamic instability. Typically, you will establish long-term care relationships with patients and emphasize the importance of effective communication in your role. An affinity for technology and ICT is considered advantageous. Upon completing the training, you will be able to independently care for dialysis patients. You will collaborate with nephrologists, (pre-)dialysis nurses, dialysis assistants, department assistants, social workers, dietitians, technicians, a department laboratory assistant, and secretaries, forming a knowledgeable and dedicated team.

Your profile: 

  • Bachelor of Nursing diploma obtained in an EU/EAA country. 
  • EU nationality. 
  • Preferably, one year of clinical nursing (dialysis) experience. 
  • Motivated to pursue an educational program within a hospital or dialysis clinic. 
  • Ability to balance work and study. 
  • Flexibility. 
  • A2 level of English. 

Educational Program:

The program consists of both theoretical and practical components. Alongside your work in the dialysis department, you will attend (online) classes around one day per week. 

During the training to become a dialysis nurse, you will learn to independently provide care to dialysis patients dependent on renal replacement therapy. The training program duration is 15 months and includes both theoretical and practical aspects. 

Employment conditions

  • During the graduation program, you will receive an initial gross annual salary starting at approx. 33.984,00 (up until €45.888,00) based on 36 hours per week, according to the Dutch Labor Agreement for Hospitals (CAO NVZ-FWG 45). 
  • After graduation, you will receive an initial gross annual salary starting at approx. 36.564,00 (up until €51.888,00) based on 36 hours per week, according to the Dutch Labor Agreement for Hospitals (CAO-NVZ-FWG 50). 
  • 22.5-25 vacation days (based on 36 hours per week). 
  • Holiday Pay and Year-end Bonus. 
  • A working/learning contract at the hospital for maximum of 36 hours a week (including hours for classes). 
  • Work primarily dayshifts. 
  • The hospital covers the cost of the education program. 
  • Free Dutch language course, accommodation, and meals at Academia Neerlandesa. 
  • Growth opportunities within the hospital. 
  • Cultural and professional experience. 
  • An European network of health care professionals. 

About us

Our mission is to connect European healthcare professionals with Dutch healthcare institutions. Since 2012, we have successfully placed more than 900 European nurses and assistant nurses at over 30 Dutch healthcare institutions. In 2020, we were awarded as the ‘Best Nursing Staffing & Recruitment Company – Netherlands’ by Global Health and Pharma Magazine. 

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