Satellite Healthcare is a successful, nonprofit organization that has improved the lives of people living with kidney disease since 1973. We earn our national reputation for excellent patient care each day by offering a complete range of dialysis therapy choices, personalized clinical services, and unparalleled wellness education.
Satellite Healthcare provides expert, personalized kidney care at over 80 centers across the U.S. as well as at acute dialysis locations in California and Texas. Learn more about Satellite Healthcare at www.satellitehealth.com.
The Float Center Manager (Float CM) floats to various centers as needed to ensure center leadership is uninterrupted when there are management staffing shortages. This role is an integral part of the team and proactively addresses potential patient and/or staff issues across multiple modalities to include Chronic, Home Therapies and Acutes.
The Float Center Manager mentors staff members as appropriate and ensures the quality assessment and performance improvement (QAPI) program is maintained. This position also provides nursing support services to the center for unscheduled absences or for patient care, as needed. This component of the job is variable and will be defined in conjunction with the Territory Director.
The Float Center Manager maintains adherence to all duties and functions identified in the job description for Clinical Nurse Manager.
Essential Functions The essential functions listed are not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. All employees must work in accordance with Satellite's I-CARE Standards. Employees must abide by all Satellite's standards of patient care, patient's rights and ethical treatment, and adhere to safety and quality programs.
Provides center leadership on a temporary basis for all employees within the assigned center or program
Develops mastery of clinical skills in numerous clinical settings and participates in multiple learning opportunities while completing cross training
Maintains clinical competence in at least two of three modalities (Chronic, Home Therapies and Acutes)
Floats to assigned centers as needed
Reference Center Manager description for additional essential functions
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing or equivalent, BSN preferred
License/Certifications: RN currently licensed in the state of practice or in accordance with the applicable state's Board of Nursing rules for the Nursing Licensure Compact (NCL); CNN or CDN certification preferred
Two (2) years of clinical management experience or two (2) years of Satellite Clinical Nurse Coordinator experience
Three (3) years hemodialysis nursing experience minimum
California, Indiana, Illinois:
One (1) year hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis experience required, 3 years preferred
Three (3) months experience in training patients in self-care for both PD & HHD
Three (3) years of current experience in hemodialysis or two (2) years of experience as an RN and current certification from the Nephrology Nursing Certification Council as a Certified Dialysis Nurse or a Certified Nephrology Nurse
One (1) year of management or supervisory experience in a health related setting
At least three (3) months experience in both peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis
Texas centers with a DADS license only:
Complete the initial educational training requirements as listed in the Satellite Education Policy (ED.09.101) specific to the Texas DADS licensure requirements
Fulfill the continuing education requirements as listed in Satellite Education Policy (ED.09.101) specific to the Texas DADS licensure requirements
One (1) year of fulltime experience as supervisor or manager in a dialysis setting within the last 24 months
Three (3) months experience in both PD & HHD
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must be able to independently travel to assigned locations
Must have a flexible schedule Monday-Saturday and be available to work all shifts, including nocturnal, weekends and holidays
Ability to assess, troubleshoot and make sound recommendations in stressful situations
Ability to thrive in an environment that is constantly changing and will face new challenges head-on
Ability to multi-task, have great time management skills and can prioritize responsibilities
Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook required; functional proficiency in all computer systems of Satellite Healthcare within 90 days of hire
Reference Center Manager description for additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality of assignments between centers
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 H...ealthcare 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 stage 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.