Liver Transplant Coordinator
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The Liver Transplant Program cares for patients and their families across the continuum of advanced organ failure and transplantation. Our program is one of the most comprehensive, high-volume centers in the country for patients with end-stage liver disease. Our Liver Transplant Team is committed to advancing our vision of collaborative patient care, education of multidisciplinary trainees, and clinical research.
The Transplant Coordinator II is a professional nurse who safely practices with the UPHS professional practice model and demonstrates UPHS core values that reflect its mission. The Transplant Coordinator II provides direct care and coordinates care for patients with end-stage organ failure referred to the Liver Transplant Program. The patients range in age from adolescents to elderly. In this role, you will provide collaboration and direction in the care of patients during their inpatient stay- coordinating the pre-transplant evaluation, as well as assisting in the management of transplant patients throughout all phases of care, including waitlist and post-transplant. The transplant Coordinator serves as a key member of the team in meeting the needs of the patient and ensuring continuity of care throughout the process with communication and collaboration with referring practices.
The Transplant Coordinator II maintains competencies for the care of transplant patients and demonstrates the skills and knowledge to provide ongoing, individualized care. The coordinator complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.
Minimum Certifications, Registry and/or Licenses Required:
The qualified candidate must possess current licensure as an RN in the Commonwealth of PA and 4 years of professional nursing experience. 2 years of experience in the transplant specialty is preferred. CPR certification required.
This position is a position on our inpatient hepatology service; Monday – Friday,
Hours may be adjusted to meet the operational needs of the department.
Clinical assessment of adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients BCLS, Computers skills including windows, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft ExcelWe believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
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