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Transplant Coord I

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Company: Baylor Scott & White Health

Location: Temple, TX

Date Posted: May 29, 2014

Source: Baylor Scott & White Health

Job Summary:
Uses the skills and knowledge of registered nurse functions as the case manager for all transplant patients.
CONTRIBUTES TO THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY PATIENT CARE BY COORDINATING THE PRE-TRANSPLANT PROCESS.
*Contacts referral source to ensure necessary data available for initial visit.
*Arranges for pre-transplant testing and consults within protocol guidelines.
*Prepares appropriate data for Selection Committee meetings.
*Assists Data Coordinator with maintaining UNOS records and reports as required.
COORDINATES DISCHARGE PLANNING AND MONITORS POST-TRANSPLANT PATIENTS TO IMPROVE TRANSPLANT SUCCESS.
*Arranges for post-transplant medications as dictated by established guidelines.
*Provides effective patient education on medicine regimen and home monitoring and answers any questions in a thorough and professional manner.
*Provides ongoing patient education as required to contribute to the likelihood for transplant success.
*Reviews scheduled test results taking appropriate actions warranted by results.
*Diligently manages the post-transplant case monitoring patient returns for scheduled testing, annual follow-up appointments and preventative ...

Job Summary:
Uses the skills and knowledge of registered nurse functions as the case manager for all transplant patients.
CONTRIBUTES TO THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY PATIENT CARE BY COORDINATING THE PRE-TRANSPLANT PROCESS.
*Contacts referral source to ensure necessary data available for initial visit.
*Arranges for pre-transplant testing and consults within protocol guidelines.
*Prepares appropriate data for Selection Committee meetings.
*Assists Data Coordinator with maintaining UNOS records and reports as required.
COORDINATES DISCHARGE PLANNING AND MONITORS POST-TRANSPLANT PATIENTS TO IMPROVE TRANSPLANT SUCCESS.
*Arranges for post-transplant medications as dictated by established guidelines.
*Provides effective patient education on medicine regimen and home monitoring and answers any questions in a thorough and professional manner.
*Provides ongoing patient education as required to contribute to the likelihood for transplant success.
*Reviews scheduled test results taking appropriate actions warranted by results.
*Diligently manages the post-transplant case monitoring patient returns for scheduled testing, annual follow-up appointments and preventative medical care.
PROMTES TRANSPLANT PROGRAM BY ACTING AS A RESOURCE TO THE STAFF, INSTITUTION AND GREATER COMMUNITY.
*Provides effective community education on organ donation to increase awareness and understanding of the benefits of the transplant program.
*Acts as liaison with organ procurement organization, currently Southwest Transplant Alliance, to ensure continuous open communication and exchange of information.
PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:
*Bachelor's degree preferred.
* Experience as a transplant coordinator preferred.
*Represents Scott & White in a professional manner while dealing with area nephrologists, dialysis center staff and others to inspire confidence in the program and encourage referrals.

* Licenses and Certifications*
Registered (Professional) Nurs

Job Family: Nursing

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