RN Coordinator Clinical Transplant - Cardiac

Job ID: J115419
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Part time
Job Type: Regular
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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Coordinates and manages transplant patients' care throughout the entire transplant process.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates all aspects of the transplant process including, but not limited to, referral, evaluation, waitlist, perioperative care, and follow-up care. (50%)
  • Performs assessment of patients' status, intervenes when appropriate and reports findings to transplant  physicians. (20%)   
  • Ensures that patient education is planned, developed, implemented, evaluated and documented in patient chart and transplant database. (20%)
  • Coordinates and presents formal in-service education programs for professional, as well as, general audiences. (5%)
  • Coordinates the donor/recipient process as a liaison with the Organ Procurement Organization (OPO), referring physicians, histocompatibility laboratory, transplant physicians, hospital staff and patients. (5%)   

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • 5 years cardiology experience with atleast 3 years of heart failure experience.
  • Current PA licensure as an RN
  • BSN
  • CCTC required within two (2) years of start date

Preferred

  • 1 year cardiac transplant experience
  • American Board of Transplant Coordination Clinical Certification Examination5

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