Oct 22, 2020

Clin Nurse B-CardiacTransplant

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Loma Linda, CA, USA

Job Description

UH: Cardiac Replacement - (Full-Time, Day Shift) -

Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.

The Clinical Nurse B–Cardiac Transplant, functions in a patient-centered care model of practice and specializes in caring for pediatric and adult patients with various stages of cardiac disease including cardiac transplantation. Under the guidance of Transplant Coordinators, physicians and surgeons, and case managers, coordinates national and international heart transplantation processes. Seeks clarification and assistance for all aspects of care as needed. Applies theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills in cardiac disease and transplantation. Embraces new knowledge, innovations and improvements in practice to enhance the patient experience and clinical outcomes. Utilizes discretion and independent judgment in applying the nursing process to the provision of age-specific and developmentally appropriate quality patient care. Demonstrates competencies as defined in the department-specific Plan for Providing Care. Serves as a liaison among licensed providers, patients, families, procurement agencies, and payers to ensure effective utilization of resources and coordination of care. Participates in on-call rotation according to business needs and travels extensively for organ procurement on short notice. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Performs other duties as needed.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required (in progress acceptable with expected completion by 2021). No experience required. New hires are eligible to be promoted into the CNC classification if standards outlined in the Clinical Nurse Ladder handbook and job specifications outlined in CNC job description are met. Active California Registered Nurse (RN) license required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association required. Other certifications as required in the Department Plan for Providing Care and may be obtained during introductory period.

Demonstrates proficient competencies in cardiac disease and transplantation. Ability to apply theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in cardiac disease and transplantation. Basic knowledge of healthcare regulations and accreditation required. Exhibit professional behavior at all times. Able to: speak, read and write legibly in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, electronic medical record, electronic event reporting program; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities; relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math and statistical functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.

Additional Information
  • Organization: Loma Linda Univ Medical Center
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job