Mar 25, 2020

Transplant Coordinator (Kidney Transplant Program)

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA

Job Description

Transplant Coordinator (Kidney Transplant Program)

Your Role:

Facilitates and coordinates the evaluation of potential transplant and/or living donor candidates. Assists with coordination of care and discharge process for recipients hospitalized for transplantation and living donation and post-operative complications. Provides clinical management transplant recipients and/or living donors, who are followed as outpatients, in collaboration with the transplant team (attending physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical transplant pharmacists, social workers).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates the evaluation process of potential transplant candidates and/or living donors in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals.

  • Educates patients and families about the transplant process, evaluation and waiting phases, and long-term follow-up and care, as well as, living donation when applicable.

  • Monitors patient progress and provides clinical management during post-transplantation and post living donation.

  • Ensures the most current practices of transplantation nursing are utilized, and providing system improvements to support optimal transplant outcomes.

  • Ensures referring physician is kept informed about all phases of the transplant process.

  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.

Position Qualifications:

Required:

Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and 2 years relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Registered Nurse Required

Position Shift:

· Monday – Friday Days shift

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