DUTIES: University Hospital of Brooklyn, a 376 bed tertiary acute care hospital which is the primary teaching institution for State University of New York Downstate Medical School is actively recruiting a transplant coordinator for its kidney and pancreas transplant program. This position coordinates the evaluation of complex patients, interprets relevant clinical data and is an active participant in the decision making care team to add patients to the national waitlist for organ transplant. In addition, the candidate will monitor and update patients' status once on the national waiting list for organ transplant. This coordinator will also play a fundamental role on patient education. This position will be in constant interaction with the transplant team, referring physicians and dialysis centers. All Downstate staff are expected to pursue excellence in clinical medicine, research, and education. The hospital along with its adjacent medical school campus serves a very large and socio-economic diverse patient population. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - Registered Nurse (Associate Degree but BSN preferred). - NY State RN license is required. - Previous experience functioning in a similar role within an academic medical center that has a robust transplant program is preferred. Additional Info: *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 52252
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.