The purpose of this role, is to create a safe, professional environment for patients to receive treatment. The CCHT is the first staff member that meets and greets patient on the treatment floor.
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 purpose-driven team member with a record of accomplishment, providing a safe and professional environment for patients to receive treatment. They will be the first team member to meet and greet patients on the treatment floor. Positive first impressions set the tone for family members; as well as, for patients in experiencing a more relaxed treatment that enhances treatment quality. Dialysis technicians at Satellite are compelled to make the patients feel comfortable once they enter our centers and throughout the course of their treatment. The technician will advocate for patients while they are at the unit, and effectively communicate with other team members any information pertinent in delivering quality care.
Our experienced technicians help boost the fulfillment and performance of progressive workplaces, by providing information, training on compliance and assisting with education for both staff and patients. This knowledge base, support and ability to train is arguably the most important role in the center.
The dialysis technician role is THE most important role who delivers or diminishes a positive patient experience and perceived “value” the patient receives.
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
Relationships: You will work directly with a multi-disciplinary team who are just as passionate as you with making a difference in others’ lives. You will also work alongside servant leaders who look to support you in providing care that is unsurpassed by others in our industry.
Impact: You will provide care that will enable our patients to live a better life that meets their needs holistically.
Growth: You will receive many challenges that will enhance your professional skills and capabilities. You will work in an environment where fulfilling one’s aspirations is not necessarily a linear path, but more like a jungle gym with multiple options for development.
Experience: Six (6) months of active hemodialysis patient care experience as a certified hemodialysis technician
Education: High School Diploma, G.E.D. certificate, or equivalent
BONENT (CHT)/NNCC (CCHT)/NNCO (CCNT) certification (per state regulations)
California Department of Public Health CHT certification (required only for CA locations)
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 o...f early stage CKD. At each of our centers, we put our patients first by providing: Compassionate care with a personalized touch Wellness education to empower longer, healthier lives - Best 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 environments. In 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.