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Senior Dialysis Staff Educators (In Center), Modesto / Merced & Milpitas, CA


Organization: Satellite Healthcare
Category: Nurse
Location: Modesto / Merced & Milpitas, CA
Date Job Posted: March 24, 2021
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Senior Dialysis Staff Educators (In Center)
Opportunities in Northern & Central California
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Satellite Healthcare is more than simply a dialysis company. Since our founding in 1974, we have become the industry’s leader in personalized quality care: 70% of our centers earn 4- and 5-star ratings from Medicaid and Medicare.gov, far ahead of all other providers. Our success in caring for patients can be attributed to our mission, our not-for-profit structure, and our people. Together, they create a powerfully patient-centered organization.

Our mission is clear: to make life better for people living with kidney disease. Because we are a non-profit, we can pursue that mission with all our resources, united by our passion for patient care. Across our organization, we share a single mission – to make life better for those living with kidney disease. Watch our video to learn more about our mission.

The Senior Dialysis Staff Educator’s primary responsibility is to educate and train staff to enable them to carry out their job responsibilities in a complete, efficient manner. The Senior Dialysis Staff Educator will work with the Manager of Training and Education, Operations Management, Technical and Quality Directors to organize and facilitate the training and competency programs utilized within the Clinical Department when performing duties and responsibilities in the patient care area. This includes leading, development and administration of training programs, checklists, and staff competency exams as well as provision of ongoing continuing education programs.

A typical way to qualify is:

  • Five years of experience as a Nephrology Nurse with dialysis background; a combination of in-center and/or acute hemodialysis
  • Current state RN licensure
  • BSN; Master's degree in nursing or related field preferred
  • CNN/CDN Certification (or within 12 months of hire)
  • Current Healthcare Provider certification (CPR)
  • Experience in teaching the adult learner with sound knowledge of adult learning theory and ability to present material to differing levels of base knowledge from novice to professional (i.e. the ability to change teaching style to accommodate learners’ needs) preferred

Requires:

  • Advanced knowledge of renal function and therapies; maintains a current evidence-based knowledge regarding ESRD, treatment and current practices in dialysis and uses this knowledge to act as a resource for the clinical staff
  • Able to demonstrate open communication and critical thinking skills
  • Competent and in-depth knowledge regarding the use of Electronic Health Records
  • Promotes a teamwork approach by offering information, advice, and assistance to all clinical staff in a positive, courteous and cooperative manner
  • Knowledge and competencies in general nursing with expanded training and knowledge in the care of the renal patient
  • Must be able to travel to assigned locations
  • Professional presence and excellent presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and able to function independently as well as within a team

Making life better for those with kidney disease is a mission you can embrace fully and passionately. You want to learn about your patients beyond just their time in treatment. You know the value of compassion, commitment and especially collaboration. You believe in continuous improvement as a way of looking at everything. You pursue goals with determination and build long and productive professional relationships.

Satellite offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Interested in helping people live the best life they can on dialysis? To apply for the opportunity in Modesto/Merced (Central Valley), click here. To apply for the Milpitas opening, click here.

Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service. Satellite Healthcare, Inc. offers a drug free work environment.


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