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Transplant Coordinator Multiple Service Lines

Transplant Coordinator Multiple Service Lines

Website Cleveland Clinic

A non-profit, academic medical center.

Job Details
Various opportunities available on all service lines including:
Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Intestine, Heart and Lung,

 

Job Responsibilities:

Assesses potential transplant candidate patient with the transplant physician
Facilitates plan of care and symptom management per physician recommendations
Provides education to patients and family members regarding all phases of the transplant process
Coordinates scheduling for follow-up appointments
Reviews and collates medical information received from referring physician for patients seeking or undergoing transplant evaluation
Facilitates tissue typing of recipient and donor, arranges timing and collection of pre-testing prior to transplant with transplant team
Serves as a contact person for peri-transplant evaluation for physician and patient/family and/or insurance companies
Prepares abstract and presents case to selection committee; places patient on national waiting list for transplantation
Coordinates all activities related to organ acquisition including evaluation of the donor workup information
Coordinates with hospital unit personnel in the discharge of post-transplant patient and living donor patient
Is available by pager and by phone in order to provide immediate assessment and delivery of care in a timely and cost effective manner
Monitors post-transplant patient status (e.g. physical, emotional, complications, S&S rejection, infection) and communicates to provider appropriately
Assesses recipient compliance with medications and treatment plan and collaborates with transplant team to initiate changes in drug/treatment plan as indicated
Other duties as assigned
Education:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Certifications:

Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or current state licensure as a Registered Dietitian (RD).
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Competencies (Complexity of Work):

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Work Experience:

Minimum of three (3) years acute care hospital experience including disease related experience.
Physical Requirements:

Requires full range of body motion, manual finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours.
On Call required

Personal Protective Equipment:

Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

 

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Job Title
Transplant Coordinator Multiple Service Lines

Location
Cleveland

Facility
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Department
Job Code
T28016

Shift
Days + Call

Schedule
8:00am-5:00pm

Job Summary
Coordinates all transplant program activities.

Job Details
Various opportunities available on all service lines including:
Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Intestine, Heart and Lung,

 

Job Responsibilities:

Assesses potential transplant candidate patient with the transplant physician
Facilitates plan of care and symptom management per physician recommendations
Provides education to patients and family members regarding all phases of the transplant process
Coordinates scheduling for follow-up appointments
Reviews and collates medical information received from referring physician for patients seeking or undergoing transplant evaluation
Facilitates tissue typing of recipient and donor, arranges timing and collection of pre-testing prior to transplant with transplant team
Serves as a contact person for peri-transplant evaluation for physician and patient/family and/or insurance companies
Prepares abstract and presents case to selection committee; places patient on national waiting list for transplantation
Coordinates all activities related to organ acquisition including evaluation of the donor workup information
Coordinates with hospital unit personnel in the discharge of post-transplant patient and living donor patient
Is available by pager and by phone in order to provide immediate assessment and delivery of care in a timely and cost effective manner
Monitors post-transplant patient status (e.g. physical, emotional, complications, S&S rejection, infection) and communicates to provider appropriately
Assesses recipient compliance with medications and treatment plan and collaborates with transplant team to initiate changes in drug/treatment plan as indicated
Other duties as assigned
Education:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Certifications:

Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or current state licensure as a Registered Dietitian (RD).
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Competencies (Complexity of Work):

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Work Experience:

Minimum of three (3) years acute care hospital experience including disease related experience.
Physical Requirements:

Requires full range of body motion, manual finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours.
On Call required

Personal Protective Equipment:

Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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