Buck Kaiser

MSN, BSN, RN-CNN, SerSafe Certified-Manger

Sr. Consultant Regulatory Affairs and Behavioral Health Services, Cadence Clinical Services

Ovation Healthcare

Buck has more than 24 years as a registered nurse in healthcare.  The majority of his experience has been in End Stage Renal Disease/Dialysis administration.  Buck was most recently Director of Operations for a Large Dialysis Organization, covering 11 outpatient facilities; However, his experience expands into surgical services, critical care, dialysis access, critical care, addiction, quality, and compliance.

While a large majority of Buck’s time has been in administration, he has simultaneously remained close to the bedside.

Buck resides in Columbia, SC with his husband, three children, and dog.  He enjoys traveling, saltwater aquariums, cooking, and reading.

Areas of Expertise

  • Dialysis
  • End Stage Renal Disease
  • Quality
  • Compliance
  • Critical Care
  • Dialysis Access
  • Surgical Services

Previous Experience

  • Fresenius Medical Care
    Director of Operations
  • South Carolina Hospital Association
    Compliance and Regulatory Manager


  • Master of Science in Nursing (Leadership)
    Walden University
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing
    University of South Carolina
  • Associate Degree-RN
    Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College


  • National Certification Certified Nephrology Nurse


  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Nephrology Nurses Association
  • South Eastern Kidney Council’s medical advisory board