Mar 23, 2020

Nurse Manager Liver Transplant Program

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full time Nursing

Job Description



Provide vital support to a world-class health system. Serve a critical role in delivering life-saving patient care. Experience unmatched professional challenge and growth. At UCLA Health, you can do all this and more.

Reporting to the Director of Transplantation Services, you will use your advanced knowledge and expertise in organ transplantation to lead, monitor and evaluate the transplant program staff. Under the direction of the Medical Director, you will coordinate an interdisciplinary medical care delivery system and assess the appropriateness of medical interventions for the effective use of resources and quality assurance. Other responsibilities include:

Assessing and monitoring medical case management protocols.
Creating educational materials and programs for patients, nursing staff and physicians.
Developing clinical protocols, and policies and procedures.
Delivering community education and public relations.
Serving as liaison with organ procurement agencies.



To qualify, you will have current California RN licensure and:

BSN, plus MSN or Master’s in a related field.
At least six years clinical transplant experience as an RN, Manager or Coordinator - liver transplant experience preferred.
Ability to case manage all aspects of a transplant patient’s medical care from initial evaluation to post transplant follow-up.
Certification in area of specialty.
Demonstrated clinical teaching expertise.
Ability to interface effectively with staff, patients and their families.
Excellent leadership, organizational, training and complex problem-solving skills.
Ability to thrive in a high-stress environment.
Knowledge of labor relations preferred.

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.