RN, Transplant Coordinator-0.85 FTE (68 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)

External Description

As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN Transplant Coordinator functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by Washington State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Children’s policies/procedures and guidelines of care. Responsible for providing safe, family centered patient care. Using the Nursing Care Process, the RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in a collaborative method with the patient and patient’s family, significant others, and members of the health care team. Coordinates clinical aspects of solid organ transplant patient care beginning with the evaluation for transplantation and continuing through and after transplantation.

May be required to provide supervision and delegation of tasks to Nurse Technicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants, etc.., as defined by Washington State Nursing Commission’s applicable WAC. Assists in meeting Seattle Children’s strategic goals by incorporating the initiatives to support the strategic plans into the daily work, i.e. Continuous Process Improvement (CPI), ART, etc.

Requirements

Required Education/Experience:
- Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
- Per the driver's license requirement noted below, must have a driving record acceptable to Risk Management.

Required Credentials:
- Current Washington State RN License.

- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers. ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above. Employees are responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS or PEARS certification if it is not a requirement of the position.

- Nurses working in the following areas are required to successfully obtain PALS within 3 months of employment, and subsequently maintain at all times:
- Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
- Cath Lab & Special Procedures
- Clinical Research Center
- Critical Care Float
- Emergency Department
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
- Pediatric Transport Control
- Radiology (including Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy Lab)
- Recovery Room (PACU)
- Surgery (including Bellevue Surgery Center)
- Urgent Care (all locations)

- New graduate nurses in the following areas are required to successfully obtain PALS within 6 months of employment, and subsequently maintain at all times:
- Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
- Emergency Department
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
- Radiology (including Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy Lab)
- Recovery Room (PACU)
- Surgery (including Bellevue Surgery Center)

- Nurses working in Neonatal Transport Team are required to successfully obtain Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification (in addition to PALS) within 3 months of employment. Current NRP and PALS is to be maintained at all times.

- Any position that requires use of a motor vehicle will require a current Washington State Driver's license.

Preferred:
- Previous acute and/or ambulatory solid organ transplant experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
- Case management experience.
- Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC).


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