Dialysis Staff Educator In-Center - $10,000 Sign-on Bonus

Satellite Healthcare in Austin, TX

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
The Lead Field Educator’s primary responsibility is to educate and train staff to enable them to carry out their job responsibilities in a complete and efficient manner.  

Dialysis Staff Educator (In-Center)

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, Inc. provides unparalleled early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services, and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. In addition, Satellite Healthcare, Inc. has a well-recognized, ensuring commitment to philanthropy and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney programs nationwide. Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is committed to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can enjoy a better life.

At Satellite Healthcare, Inc. (SHC), we work with Purpose at the heart of everything we do. It starts with our Mission to make life better for those living 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 our team, you will be invited to discover your own personal purpose at work and ways to active 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 your career, but the organization, and the community of patients as well.

The Dialysis Staff Educator ’s primary responsibility is to educate and train staff to enable them to carry out their job responsibilities in a complete and efficient manner. The 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 will include but is not limited to development and administration of training programs, checklists, and staff competency exams as well as provision of ongoing continuing education programs.

The position requires professional knowledge of a wide range of nursing concepts in order to serve as a consultant to the Interdisciplinary Team to attain and maintain optimum quality and appropriateness of care in accordance with standards of practice, performance, and state and federal requirements.

Essential Functions:

Directly responsible for ensuring that the integrity of the established Clinical Training Programs for Clinical staff are delivered in their entirety without deviation; provides educational programs to develop clinical staff skills and competencies needed to meet all applicable regulatory agency requirements

Collaborates with the education team to develop, maintain and present educational materials to include Learning Management Systems programs, Instructor Led Training programs/orientation, initial and annual clinical staff competency and on-going support of professional development through continuing education programs

Makes recommendations when new knowledge indicates a need for change in policies and procedures, in collaboration with Clinical Managers, Regulatory and the Corporate Policy and Procedure Committee

Provides instructions to Trainees and existing employees in adherence to infection control policies and procedures, as needed

Improves and updates Training Programs and work practices by reviewing current literature and appropriate evidence-based educational resources

Assists in measuring effectiveness and efficiency of educational programs through participants’ evaluation

Responsible for driving the Satellite Healthcare culture through values and customer service standards

Accountable for outstanding customer service to all external and internal customers

Develops and maintains effective relationships through effective and timely communication

Takes initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow up regarding customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner

Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of infection control and prevention of transmission of blood borne pathogens as required to fulfill job responsibilities.

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:

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 qualifying

Two (2) years of experience as a Nephrology Nurse with dialysis experience required; a combination of in-center, and/ or acute, hemodialysis required

Current state RN licensure

BSN preferred

CNN/CDN Certification preferred

Current Healthcare Provider certification (CPR) required

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Ability to organize, prioritize and complete projects independently

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

Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and satisfactorily communicate in English

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 environment.



 by Jobble

You may be interested in these similar jobs!
Structured Cabling Project Manager
IES Communications, LLC. in Austin, TX

The Project Manager is the overall manager for assigned project. The Project Manager ensures that all contracted work is developed, implemented, inst…

Read More
Registered Nurse
CVS Health in Austin, TX

**Job Description** *** In this full time role you must live in Austin, TX. Must be willing/able to travel up to 60 miles each way for a patient visi…

Read More
Registered Nurse Clinical Educator, Operating Room
St. David's Surgical Hospital in Austin, TX

Description SHIFT: No Weekends SCHEDULE: Full-time St. David's Surgical Hospital, a campus of St. David s North Austin Medical Center, is a destinati…

Read More
Registered Nurse Dialysis FT Days 10k Sign On Bonus
AdventHealth in Austin, TX

DescriptionRegistered Nurse Dialysis FT Days AdventHealth East Orlando ? Location Address:?7727 Lake Underhill Rd, Orlando, FL 32822 ? ? Top Reasons …

Read More
Home Dialysis Registered Nurse - RN
FRESENIUS in Pflugerville, TX

Job ID 200000PE Available Openings 1 PURPOSE AND SCOPE: The registered professional nurse (CAP RN 1) position is an entry level designation into the …

Read More
Home Dialysis Registered Nurse - RN
Fresenius Medical Care in Pflugerville, TX

Job ID 200000PE Available Openings 1 PURPOSE AND SCOPE: The registered professional nurse (CAP RN 1) position is an entry level designation into the …

Read More
Assistant Center Manager (Nurse)
Satellite Healthcare in Austin, TX

The Assistant Center Manager (ACM) assists the Center Manager (CM) in the operations of the entire center. ABOUT SATELLITE HEALTHCARE Satellite Healt…

Read More
Clinical educator - pediatric cardiovascular
Ascension, C59 in Austin, TX

We Are Hiring ****** $7,500 SIGN ON BONUS ****** Are you EXCITED to PARTNER with a team of CARDIOVASCULAR Associated topics: cardiologist, cardiology…

Read More
Fresenius - Acute Dialysis Registered Nurse -RN
Fresenius Medical Care in Austin, TX

Job ID 2000002A Available Openings 3 Position Specific Information Dialysis Experience Needed. PURPOSE AND SCOPE: The registered professional nurse (…

Read More
Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician - ($1,500 Sign-On Bonus) - Southwood
Satellite Healthcare in Austin, TX

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 me…

Read More
Great Location!!! Travel Dialysis RN
New Directions Staffing in Austin, TX

New Directions, Inc has teamed up with a trusted dialysis company who has a need for a Dialysis RN in Austin, TX. Austin is an exciting location that…

Read More