Jan 14, 2021

Coordinator, Transplant. Lung Center. 7:a-3:30p

  • Emory Healthcare
  • Atlanta, GA, USA

Job Description

Coordinator, Transplant. Lung Center. 7:a-3:30p

Division Emory Univ Hospital Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322 Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta Department EUH Lung Center Job Type Regular Full-Time Job Number 61530 Job Category Nursing Schedule 7a-3:30p Standard Hours 40 Hours

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals: Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

  • JOB DESCRIPTION: 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. Coordinates the collection of clinical data and patient samples for research studies.
  • 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, arranging for long-range beepers, 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 daily patient rounds with transplant team. Participates in collaborative, interdisciplinary research activities related to transplant patients. Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • \MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in nursing. Four years of recent, clinical, medical-surgical nursing experience.
  • Two years in the transplant population preferred.
  • All nurses employed in roles requiring an unencumbered nursing license must have a valid, active license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board.
  • BLS certification required.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.