Transplant Nurse Coordinator - Lung Transplant

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18
Chapel Hill, NC
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18

The Lung Transplant Coordinator oversees and manages the clinical, psychosocial, and financial aspects of the lung transplant patient throughout the continuum of care.The Lung Transplant Coordinator collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to manage patient care and to educate patients and families as well as nursing staff.S/he makes clinical judgements alongside physicians, fellownurse coordinators, pharmacists, dietitians, social workers and others based upon a synthesis of current research, concepts, principles, theories, guidelines, and outcomes to solve complex problems.The Lung Transplant Coordinator coordinates with the team for testing/labs and consults to determine transplant candidacy and maintains the program's transplant wait list which includes providing regular follow up on patient status. The Lung Transplant Coordinator oversees regular clinic follow up as well as monitoring inpatient status, discharge needs, and coordinating discharge follow up care per program standards. S/he participates in regular outpatient follow up as well as urgent outpatient needs including triaging and coordinating with multidisciplinary team.The Lung Transplant Coordinator participates in robust quality and process improvement initiatives while ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met throughout the continuum of care. S/he is an integral member of a large multidisciplinary team contributing to excellence in patient care, teaching, and in providing leadership to patients, team, and the organization.On call is required.

Qualifications

Requires graduation from a state-accredited school of nursing, BSN and four years of professional nursing experience to include two years in transplant, critical care, or disease specific area. Must be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Job ID: TRA000ZJ

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