Develops and maintains nursing practice standards of care for a specific transplant population. Serves as a liaison and provides consultation and education services to support standards of care. Identifies and resolves clinical issues relating to the transplant patient. Collaborates with staff, the patient, and his/her family concerning patient evaluation and discharge planning. Maintains appropriate documentation for transplant candidacy and post-transplant follow-up care. Coordinates communications with the outpatient transplant population such as transplant clinic visits, community referrals, telephone consultations, outpatient treatments, and subsequent hospital admissions. 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 or process improvement activities. Performs related responsibilities as required. This position may require rotating on call responsibilities as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Minimum Education:â¢Bachelorâs Degree in Nursing requiredâ¢Masterâs Degree in Nursing or in progress, strongly preferredâ¢Masterâs Degree in Nursing may be in lieu-of Bachelorâs Degree in Nursing.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢Two years Transplant Coordination experience required and for,oHeart Transplant â two years of cardiology experienceoLung Transplant â two years of pulmonary experience oLiver Transplant â two years of abdominal transplant experienceoKidney / Pancreas Transplant â two years of abdominal transplant experienceâ¢Or 2 years Organ Procurement experience and 2 years critical care experience requiredRequired License/Certification:â¢RN - Valid California Registered Nursing licenseâ¢BLS - Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association. â¢Fire and Safety Certification (LA City) - If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
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