Clinical Nurse (Rn)

Satellite Healthcare Greenbrae , CA 94904

Posted 2 months ago

The Clinical Nurse functions as a coordinator of patient care collaborating with other care providers and health team members to provide required care.


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.


We are seeking a purpose-driven team member dedicated to providing quality care to patients in a safe and professional environment. The Clinical RN role is a nurse with less than 1 year of dialysis experience; who will quickly develop into a Staff RN, leading the treatment floor, overseeing patient care, directing dialysis technicians and coordinating with the interdisciplinary team and physicians. The role is dedicated to serving the patients and the team with a positive attitude and strong collaboration.

Clinical RNs are eager to learn, are natural problem solvers and appreciate team collaboration. This role works closely with the interdisciplinary team to provide education to staff and patients. The Clinical RN sees the whole picture of kidney care and supports patients in accessing the best treatment option for their kidney disease.


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. Lastly, you are high energy, seek out opportunities to improve the environment for patients and staff, you are goal-oriented, and gain deep satisfaction from building relationships.


Relationships: You will be mentored by experienced dialysis RNs and broaden your knowledge of kidney care.

You will work directly with a multi-disciplinary team that is as passionate as you in making a difference in others' lives. You will become a servant leader, bringing up your team to provide 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. You will make the difference for our patients so that they do dialysis to live instead of living for dialysis.

Growth: You will have formal and informal opportunities for professional growth in a supportive environment. You will become a subject-matter expert and have a wide range of opportunities for career advancement.


Education: Graduation from an accredited nursing school or equivalent, BSN preferred

Experience: One (1) year general Registered Nurse (RN) experience

License/Certifications: Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of practice; current CPR certification

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