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Satellite Healthcare Overview

San Jose, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
More than a business. More than a career.
To the people of Satellite Healthcare, caring for those with chronic kidney disease is our calling and our mission, our passion and our privilege. That’s because the patients who come to us are choosing more than ... Read more

Mission: Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is committed to making life better for those living with Kidney Disease.

Company Updates

  • Currently hiring for a Center Manager (In-Center) in West Turlock, CA. We're looking for a person who excels in coordinating individualized, compassionate treatment for those living with dialysis. Must also be an inspiring leader who can grow a strong team focused on quality care to help patients lead their best life possible. Apply online today!

    Careers at Satellite Healthcare | Satellite Healthcare job opportunities

    Interested in learning about career opportunities at Satellite Healthcare or a dialysis job? Learn more about renal dietitian jobs, CCHT travel jobs, kidney dialysis jobs or to find dialysis jobs near me. Dialysis tech jobs, renal dietitian jobs, social work jobs, and more!

  • Nursing is one of the most demanding and rewarding careers. Whether you're an experienced nurse, just starting out, or are looking for a career change, consider applying to Satellite Healthcare. The opportunities are endless!

    Careers at Satellite Healthcare | Satellite Healthcare job opportunities

    Interested in learning about career opportunities at Satellite Healthcare or a dialysis job? Learn more about renal dietitian jobs, CCHT travel jobs, kidney dialysis jobs or to find dialysis jobs near me. Dialysis tech jobs, renal dietitian jobs, social work jobs, and more!

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Satellite Healthcare – Why Work With Us?

Satellite Healthcare was created for one purpose: to make life better for those living with kidney disease.


For People. For Progress.

As a not-for-profit organization whose success is measured in patient outcomes, our priorities are clear: providing the best care possible for patients; and training, supporting and empowering our people to live our mission every day, as they have for nearly 50 years.


Satellite’s quality measures far exceed the industry’s standards. But we strive higher, and investments in research have made us a force for progress. So has our support for renal educational and philanthropic programs. And we’re expanding at-home dialysis through Satellite WellBound because it leads to better outcomes. 


Throughout Satellite Healthcare, among every professional and with every decision, we never lose sight of what matters most: helping our patients lead the very best life possible. 

The Satellite Benefits Program: flexibility, choice and peace of mind.

Our Total Rewards Program is a comprehensive plan that gives you the peace of mind to thrive in every area of your life so you can reach your greatest potential.


A choice of quality health plans is an important component, but Total Rewards encompasses so much more. There are programs for personal wellness, financial well-being, professional development, paid time off, rewards, recognition, scholarships, commuting expenses, and more. We even help with insurance for your pets.


Here are a few of the many highlights of our benefits:

  • Health, Dental and Vision: Up for four different choices, plus FSA and HSA options (with very generous employer HSA contributions)
  • Wellness: Programs include a cash incentive for regular gym attendance and monthly payroll credits for participating in programs offered throughout the year
  • Professional Development: Includes conference and educational reimbursement, including opportunities for up-front tuition payments
  • Transit Commuter Reimbursement Account (TCRA): Eligible expenses include fares and parking
  • Retirement: 403(b) with a dollar-for-dollar match from Satellite of up to 6% for eligible earnings
  • Work/Life Benefits: Our expansive program includes counseling, parenting help, financial coaching, and legal consultations, pet insurance, auto & home insurance, and student loan support

Humanity and our mission shape the work culture.


People living with CKD come to us because they want to live. We respond with individualized, compassionate care that combines expert dialysis treatment, empowering wellness education, and a commitment to help each patient lead the best life possible. 


This individualized approach is reflected in our work culture which is based on collaboration, innovation, and a respect for each employee’s strength of character and individual voice. Together, we support one another as we strive to be the best in our field.

Student programs at Satellite were created to support your progress.


Students from many different academic backgrounds find opportunities at Satellite Healthcare to support their professional goals. All our programs offer exposure to our unique culture and provide hands-on, real-world learning that will serve you throughout your career.


Paid Summer Internships

Summer Internships are available to students with clinical, business, marketing, finance, technology and other academic backgrounds. Interns work at our San Jose, CA, offices, but there are often opportunities to travel to our centers. You will take the lead on an important project, and at the conclusion of the program, present a summary of your experience to the home office leadership, including our CEO.



  • Currently enrolled at an accredited college or university (second year or above) or a recent bachelor’s graduate (within the past 12 months)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Available and committed for eight weeks at 40 hours per week
  • Valid work authorization


Internships for Social Workers and Dietitians

We offer several unpaid internships for students needing to complete their graduation requirements in an accredited social work or dietitian program. These are based in our dialysis centers. If your school does not have an Affiliation Agreement with us, please have your intern coordinator contact Satellite’s university program coordinator.


Externships for Medical Assisting Students

Externships for Medical Assisting students let you work side by side with our dialysis nurses for guided, hands-on experience in our centers. We partner with local colleges and universities to offer these programs. If your school does not have a partnership agreement with us, please have your intern coordinator contact Satellite’s university program coordinator.


LVN to RN Program

LVNs are an essential part of Satellite’s quality patient care and we have many LVN opportunities. We also offer education programs that help you become an RN for even more professional possibilities. 


Return to School/Tuition Assistance Programs

Professionals who join Satellite Healthcare can take advantage of reimbursement for approved courses and conferences, upfront tuition payments, and even loan refinancing and. Learn more in our Benefits section.


Our RN New Graduate Program Launches in 2020!

New RN graduates who want to pursue a career in dialysis will receive extensive training in Nephrology Nursing to acquire the skills and certification you’ll need. We will be launching this program in the fall of 2020.

Marvin Tamayo, RN

Home Dialysis RN

Marvin trains and educates patients who want to perform dialysis at home, giving them the independence to manage their daily routine.

Sara Lee Oliver

Float CCHT

Sara cares for patients during treatment, addresses their concerns, and ensures that treatment is performed as smoothly and successfully as possible.

Graham Abra, MD

Director of Medical Clinical Affairs

Dr. Abra serves patients and oversees care at Satellite Healthcare’s WellBound San Jose center, while also supervising the overall quality of care, policies, procedures, and medical partnerships for all Satellite Healthcare centers.


Satellite Healthcare Reviews

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    "Large company with a family feel"

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    Former Employee - IT Project Manager
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Satellite Healthcare full-time (More than 10 years)


    Satellite has a fantastic team of people that care tremendously about making life better for those living with kidney disease. This company holds many opportunities for employee growth.


    Potential to get top heavy.

    Advice to Management

    Keep focusing on the patients, the rewards will ripple out and touch many lives!

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Satellite Healthcare (San Jose, CA) in March 2019.


    The manager asked me about myself.. and that's it. So comfortable talking to him. I feels like i've known him for so long. My interview is on 11am. Tour on the clinic ti'll 12noon. The manager said that i have to wait for 3days for the call if im hired or not. After 2 hrs.. YES!! 2 hrs the HR called me and gave me the offer. I was on shocked that time.. and YES!! I accept the offer!! April 8 is my orientation and April 15 is the start of my trainning.. im so excited..

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