CLINICAL TRANSPLANT COORD RN

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for coordinating clinical aspects of multi-organ transplantation as it applies to the transplant recipient. Assists in the development and growth of an individualized program for patients referred for possible transplantation. Responsibilities include coordination of the pre-transplant evaluation, registration and listing of potential transplant recipients, and post transplant care. As an integral member of an interdisciplinary team, coordinates and performs various other clinical, educational, administrative, and technical responsibilities related to clinical transplantation. The Clinical Transplant Coordinator provides 24 hour on call coverage for YNHTC including patient calls, organ offers and transplant surgery scheduling.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical Practice
    • 1.1 Coordinates all recipient and potential donor aspects of transplantation including initial candidate referral, pre-transplant evaluation, candidate selection, wait listing, transplant admission, and post transplant follow-up care.
  • 2. Patient Satisfaction and Service Excellence
    • 2.1 Participates in the development of patient relations standards reflecting excellence consistent with hospital policy for internal/external customers in collaboration with YNHH and YNHTC leadership
  • 3. Performance Improvement
    • 3.1 Monitor clinical outcomes and system issues related to quality of care delivery to patients within YNHTC
  • 4. Organizational Leadership
    • 4.1 Interfaces with multiple hospital areas in coordinating patient education, psycho-social services and various other aspects of the transplant clinic experience.
  • 5. Key Interfaces
    • 5.1 Director of YNHTC

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required and/or graduation from a Physician's Assistant educational program with appropriate certification/licensure. Masters Degree is also desirable..

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Two (2) to five (5) years clinical patient care in an area relevant to transplantation. Actual experience in organ transplantation is highly desirable and preferred

 

LICENSURE

 

Registered Nurse or Physician's Assistant recommended Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) recommended within 2 years of starting position

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Highly developed clinical, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential.

 


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