Graduate of an accredited Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Practitioner Program.
At least one year of NP experience preferred or related experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
Transplant, hepatology, cardiology, pulmonary or dialysis experience preferred
Possession of valid California RN and NP license, NP Furnishing, DEA and NPI Number.
Current national certification as a Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurse Credentialing Center. If practice setting is in-patient, board certification as Acute Care NP preferred.
Current BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association.
Fire and Safety Certification. If employee does not have card upon hire one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
The Transplant Coordinator III-NP, under the direction of a collaborating physician, assists in the care of patients with a variety of end stage organ diseases. Coordinates and participates in the medical/surgical management in either inpatient and/or outpatient setting of transplant and/or end stage organ diseases. Performs comprehensive history and physical exams, develop differential diagnoses, implement plan of care and document patientâs responses. Order medications, diagnostic studies, and therapeutic procedures related to their illnesses and track results timely as outlined. The Transplant Coordinator III-NP also assists other personnel to ensure high quality delivery of patient care and services to a transplant/end stage organ disease patient population. Develops and coordinates a system to organize the flow of patients from initial referral, through evaluation and education, to post-transplant follow-up and referral back to the community. Participates in collaborative, interdisciplinary research activities related to transplant patients, process improvement or evidenced based practice activities. Attend professional meetings and conferences, maintain professional affiliations and enhance professional development to maintain knowledge of advances of transplant populations and end-stage organ diseases. Performs other special projects and duties as assigned. This position may require rotating on-call responsibilities as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays.
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