Kidney Care Manager (RN) - Remote - (South San Mateo/Santa Clara County)
Company: Satellite Healthcare
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 22, 2021
RN or NP who will provide care to patients in their home,
dialysis center, by phone, and virtual to coordinate their care. -
ABOUT SATELLITE HEALTHCARE
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
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. As part of our commitment to continuous improvement,
Satellite Research explores new ways to elevate the effectiveness
and delivery of dialysis therapy. And Satellite Wellbound is
leading the industry in home dialysis because better outcomes and
quality of life are our highest priority. We are also substantial
contributors to community and philanthropic kidney initiatives.
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.
About the Role
The Kidney Care Manager will be responsible for providing care and
case management for patients, and delivering clinical care to
chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease patients. This
position will be working closely with complex renal patients in
their home, dialysis center, by phone, virtually, and
electronically as needed. - - This is a market-based position,
kidney care manager will work with patients and the care team
through in-person, virtual, telephonic and electronic means of
communications, care coordination and management.
Care for renal patients by providing telephonic, electronic,
telehealth, in-person care.
Conduct clinical assessments and wellness exams - in the dialysis
center, physician's office, or in the patient's home.
Be a dedicated kidney care manager to renal patients, monitor their
progress and stay in regular communication with each patient and
their caregiver to address health concerns and conditions.
Connect patients with different members of the care team and
provide care coordination with internal and external providers,
hospitals and ancillary services, SNFs, home health, palliative
care and hospice.
Coordinate care with home health, nephrologists, PCPs, specialists,
vascular access centers, medical and transplant centers.
Educate renal patients on chronic kidney disease, ESRD and
treatment options, ensure timely access placement and follow up,
and optimal transition to dialysis, transplant, or compassion
Document comprehensive patient assessments and records, scheduling,
follow-up labs, screening, and appointments as required.
Monitor key performance indicators for patients, improve patient
outcomes and lower costs.
Provide case management for high-risk patients with multiple
Accountable for outstanding customer service to all external and
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 Mission, Vision, and -Values of - Compassion,
Trust, Quality, Innovation, and Teamwork. - Employees must abide by
all Satellite's standards of patient care, patient's rights and
ethical treatment, and adhere to safety and quality programs.
Minimum Education & Experience:
Bachelor's in Nursing and a minimum of 5+ years of renal nursing
experience, preferably across multiple settings.
Knowledge of kidney disease and comorbidities
Ability to make patient health assessments, and develop care
management plans and health goals.
Active Registered Nurse License or Active Nurse Practitioner
license or licensed Clinical Nurse Specialist
Experience conducting patient visits in the home, in the
physician's office, and via telehealth
Any combination of education and experience that would likely
provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as
possession of any required licenses or certifications is
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficient with MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Able to read, write, speak, understand and satisfactorily
communicate with others in English in person, virtually, over the
phone and via email. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
Access to a car, a California driver's license and car
Good verbal, written, virtual and in-person communication
Ability to work independently, and competent in using medical
instruments for patient examinations.
Position will be primarily field-based in the Bay Area, California,
with requirement to attend periodic meetings and training.
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
What You Will Gain
Relationships: You will work directly with a multi-disciplinary
team who are just as passionate as you about making a difference in
others' lives. You will also work alongside leaders who believe
leading means serving; they support you in providing care that is
unsurpassed in our industry.
Impact: The care you provide will enable our patients to live a
better life that meets their needs holistically.
Growth: A Satellite career offers a lot of challenges, but also the
support and leadership to learn and grow from each one. Here, the
paths you find for fulfilling your aspirations don't need to be
linear if that's your choice. -With everything Satellite is doing
to be a force for progress in the industry, you have many options
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Satellite Healthcare, Inc . 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
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