The Home Therapies Nurse is responsible for coordinating the services related to home modalities including patient training, follow up care, primary nursing, education and promotion of home treatment modalities to patients and staff.
ABOUT SATELLITE HEALTHCARE Satellite Healthcare, Inc. has been among the nation's leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis and related services since 1974. Through its affiliated services, Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis, and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides unparalleled early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services, and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. In addition, Satellite Healthcare has a well-recognized, enduring commitment to philanthropy and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney programs nationwide. Satellite Healthcare is committed to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can enjoy a better life.
At Satellite Healthcare (SHC), we work with Purpose at the heart of everything we do. It starts with our Mission to make life better for those with kidney disease and our Vision to be unsurpassed in our individualized experience, our quality, and our compassion. Our core Values round out our Purpose by defining how we choose to show up each day. As a member of the team, you will be invited to discover your own personal purpose at work and ways to activate that purpose to create a more fulfilling work-life for yourself. It is our hope and belief that, as you and your colleagues learn to courageously live and work by your purpose, you will find that it not only lifts your work and career, but the organization and the community of patients as well.
ABOUT THE ROLE We are seeking a Home Therapy dialysis nurse to educate and train our patients to perform their own dialysis at home in a clean and safe environment. The Home Therapy RN will advocate for the patients and effectively communicate with other team members. The Home Therapy RN role is an integral part of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to empower our patients and keep them successful at home.
This is a rewarding opportunity to observe the transformation in patient’s lives from being sick and dependent to thriving and living independently while improving clinical outcomes. Rotation of on-call for nights and weekends is required as needed.
ABOUT YOU You will play a vital role to ensure that we deliver on our Mission to make life better for those with kidney disease and our Vision to be unsurpassed in our individualized experience, our quality and our compassion. You approach your work with an indisputable sense of greater Purpose. You are patient-centric and thrive in environments that provide you fulfillment when enhancing the lives of those you care and serve. Lastly, you are high energy, love a challenge, are goal-oriented, and gain deep satisfaction from building lifetime relationships.
WHAT YOU WILL GAIN You will work directly with the multi-disciplinary team who are just as passionate as you about making a difference in other people’s lives. You will work alongside servant leaders who are home therapy experts that can help support and guide you in providing the best care possible to our home patients that is unsurpassed by others in our industry. You will learn to multi-task as a case manager while building your critical thinking skills for a holistic approach of caring for our patients. We offer a comprehensive basic and advanced home dialysis training program for new and experienced candidates, along with ongoing continued education opportunities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from an accredited nursing school or equivalent; BSN preferred
Experience: One (1) year of general Registered Nursing (RN) experience required; Peritoneal or Hemodialysis experience preferred; Teaching experience preferred.
License/Certifications: Current Registered Nurse (RN) license within state of practice; Nephrology certification within one year of eligibility; Current CPR certification
Satellite Healthcare – Improving the Lives of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)In 1973, Norman S. Coplon, M.D. began Satellite Healthcare with the objective of improving the quality of life of his dialysis patients. Dr. Coplon established Satellite Healthcare as a not-for-profit, community benefit organization, which allows us to focus primarily on patients.Four decades later, Satellite Healthcare has shaped CKD healthcare in our industry, and continues to elevate the standards of patient care and innovation.Today, we provide a range of expert services to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Satellite strives to individualize each patient's care to help him or her enjoy their life to the fullest.Satellite Dialysis — We operate 40 high-quality, state-of-the-art, patient-friendly dialysis centers that meet the long-term clinical needs of more than 4,000 CKD patients.Satellite WellBound — With more than 20 centers in place, we focus on personalized training and support for patients performing dialysis at home. In addition, WellBound provides a robust complement of pre-dialysis patient wellness education programs that can help prevent or slow the progression of early st...age CKD.At each of our centers, we put our patients first by providing:Compassionate care with a personalized touchWellness education to empower longer, healthier livesBest clinical practices resulting in outcomes that consistently exceed industry performance standards Opportunities for nephrologists to focus on their patients in comfortable, state-of-the-art environmentsIn addition to patient care, our clinical research division works on finding medical breakthroughs for CKD patients by conducting both internal and external research.For more information, contact Info@SatelliteHealth.com.