The Transplant Nurse Coordinator is responsible for coordinating care for post-transplant lung patients. This process will include multi-organ patients as well as single organ patients. Collaborates with all team members to provide individualized, multidisciplinary patient care. Participates in quality improvement efforts in alignment with program, department, and hospital strategic plan. The Transplant Nurse Coordinator is a liaison and professional point of contact for providers and patients.
Excellent nursing care skills; self-starter; good organizing skills. Good knowledge of other disciplines and excellent priority setting skills. Computer skills, including text processing, spreadsheets, database, and email.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
BSN and experience in transplant unit preferred.
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