• Solid Organ Transplant Coordinator

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 1:06 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-45453
    Category
    Nursing - Outpatient
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE SUSL Liver Acquist
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Post End Date
    10/24/2018
  • Overview

    The Clinical Transplant Coordinator is a professional registered nurse and a designated member of the transplant team whose primary responsibilities are directly involved with coordinating the clinical aspects of care. The coordinator works with the recipient and their families beginning with the evaluation for donation and continuing through and after transplantation, in a compassionate and tactful manner in order to facilitate access to and provide continuity of care.  The coordinator also works with the other members of the transplant team including physicians, surgeons, nurses, social workers, dietitians, financial coordinators and administrative personnel.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts

    Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.

    Responsibilities

    1. Coordinates the overall evaluation process for potential recipients
    2. Assesses potential recipient and family/caregiver perception of physical and psychosocial implications of transplantation
    3. Actively participates in transplant program community Outreach efforts.
    4. Attends and participates in the pre transplant education sessions and pre and/or post-transplant clinic as assigned.
    5. Works effectively with medical and surgical program directors, inpatient units, outpatient clinics and department personnel to optimize patient and family centered care
    6. Assesses diagnostic study results, makes appropriate referrals and coordinates care with other disciplines
    7. Communicate effectively with referring physicians
    8. Attend transplant conference and participate in the patient selection and problem solving related to patient care and the department
    9. Take call for organ offers and after hour calls for patients

    Qualifications

    Required: RN License, 4 years nursing experience

     

    Preferred: Previous critical/acute care, case management, and/or experience in at least one of the following: end stage organ disease or solid organ transplantation

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