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The Clinical Coordinator III – NP/PA will function in the outpatient setting of the Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program in collaboration with the Kidney/Pancreas Transplant multidisciplinary team to care for and manage post-transplant kidney and pancreas recipients, post-operative kidney living donors, and patients who underwent surgical or invasive procedures by the Kidney/Pancreas transplant surgeons.
- Coordinate medical and surgical management of kidney and pancreas transplant patients in the outpatient setting.
- Assist transplant surgeons and nephrologists in the outpatient clinic to perform comprehensive history and physical exams, develop differential diagnoses, implement plan of care and document patient’s response to care.
- Conduct pre-operative history and physical exams, as well as obtain transplant and other surgical consents.
- Provide direct patient care by evaluating patients awaiting transplant, as well as post- transplant recipients, and kidney donors.
- Collect, order and interpret lab work and diagnostic studies under agreed upon protocols.
- Order and obtain medication prior authorizations for kidney transplant recipients.
- Develop practice protocols, standard of care, and patient education material for kidney/pancreas transplant recipients.
- In conjunction with the research team, monitor and provide care to patients participating in research studies.
- In partnership with Quality, Research and Education group, help develop and manage detail clinical databases to evaluate and improve patient outcomes.
- Attend professional meetings and conferences, maintain professional affiliations and enhances professional development to stay current with trends in health care administration.
Nurse Practitioners: Masters of Nursing
Physician Assistants: Advanced Degree from Accredited AMA CAHEA Approved Physician Assistant Program
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is either masters or doctorate prepared as a Nurse Practitioner, as well as board certified with ANCC.
The Nurse Practitioner must have a valid license as a Registered Nurse and as a Nurse Practitioner.
Physician Assistant applicants must have a degree from an accredited, AMA CAHEA approved Physician Assistant Program, as well as be board certified.
The Physician Assistant must have a current New York State Physician Assistant License.
Current, or be eligible for, a DEA license for New York State
BLS Certified (ACLS optional)
Minimum related experience:
Requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five years of related experience.
Minimum certification requirements:
Nursing: RN License and NP License in NYS; ANCC Board Certification
Physician Assistants: PA license in NYS and Board Certification
BLS Certification; Current or Eligible for NYS DEA License.
Must be able to successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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