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Transplant Associate Coord - Days - Lung Post Transplant - Baptist Medical Center - 722442

Integris
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
  • Job Code
    722442
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Transplant Associate Coord

Job Code: 1398

Position Summary:

The Clinical Transplant Associate Coordinator functions interdependently with the physician and the Clinical Transplant Coordinator to coordinate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the care for a select group of patients, in collaboration with physicians and surgeons, patient/family and other ancillary departments and outside agencies. This position requires population specific competencies. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

INTEGRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

Essential Functions:

The Clinical Transplant Associate Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Collaborates with the Clinical Transplant Coordinator to manage the master transplantation list, collect and evaluate data, and make recommendations pertinent to potential organ donation, medical management, and transplantation

* Assesses the suitability and prepares the potential transplant/artificial organ recipient and live donor for solid organ transplantation in collaboration with Physicians and other Coordinators

* Applies recipient and cadaver/live donor selection criteria at time of transplant and coordinates preoperative care for cadaver/live donor and recipient

* Monitors, evaluates, and reports postoperative organ function

* Provides transplantation/implantation and discharge education to the recipient and family

* Coordinates post-transplant/implant care and facilitates rehabilitation with the assistance of Clinical Transplant Coordinator

* Works in conjunction with the Business Office to coordinate financial aspects of transplantation/implantation for patients

* Rotates Donor Call based on schedule assigned by Transplant Nurse Manager

* Triages patient calls and referrals (PH position only)

* Monitors, evaluates, and reports pulmonary function and identifies complications and interventions. (PH position only)

Accountability:

The Clinical Transplant Associate Coordinator reports to the Nurse Manager.

Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):

Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Seeing: Yes
Hearing: Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes

This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

Environmental Conditions:

Exposure to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids. May be up 24 hours or longer at a time assisting with transplant procedures and patient care. Assumes 24 hour on call responsibilities as scheduled.
LVAD position only: on call requires return to the hospital for duty.

All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

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Qualifications:


* Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Oklahoma or current multistate license from a Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) member state.

* 2 years clinical hospital experience

* CCTC education and certification required within 3 years of hiring anniversary

* ICU, medical surgical, and/or clinical transplantation experience preferred

* 3 years Critical Care LPN or Paramedic experience may be substituted for 1 year of RN experience

* Bachelors degree in Nursing may be substituted for 1 year of RN experience
Current BLS certification upon hire or completion within 30 days of hire.

* Valid Oklahoma drivers license and automobile insurance verification required (LVAD position only)

* Must provide own transportation (LVAD position only)

* Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbal/written)


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Posted: 2020-04-01 Expires: 2020-07-04

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