HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Transplant Coordinator - Renal in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is licensed for 382 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. It receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally recognized center that recently performed the world’s first 16-way kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a single hospital.

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. For more information, please visit our website atwww.sahealth.comand select Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital under Locations.

General Statement of Duties: The Abdominal Transplant Coordinator I is a professional registered nurse that performs a variety of clinical services and patient care activities in collaboration with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to ensure the smooth flow of the transplant evaluation and post-transplant care process. The coordinator works with patients and their families beginning with the evaluation for transplantation and continuing through and after transplantation in a compassionate and tactful manner in order to facilitate access to and provide continuity of care.

Essential Job Functions: 1. Assessments: Performs appropriate assessments to include psychological, physical, environmental and functional needs 2. Education: Provides patient and family education specific to the patient’s disease process. Serves as a resource for education for patient, family, staff, hospital and community. 3. Communication: Communicates with all members of the transplant team to include hospital staff and referring physician/staff 4. Data Collection: Participates in the collection/entry of data in the patient medical record as required by all regulatory agencies 5. Documentation: Documents assessments, interventions and follow-up accurately and timely 6. Coordination of care through the phases of transplantation with the transplant team as follows:

Pre Transplant Phase 1. Assures the performance of necessary studies to determine a patient’s candidacy 2. Responsible for the educational process for both patient and family 3. Participates in the evaluation and patient selection process 4. Monitors patient status throughout work-up and listing 5. Participates in the process for patient preparation for transplantation surgery 6. Responsible for data collection/entry/management for all regulatory agency requirements Transplant/Inpatient 1. Assumes lead in directing responsibility of the education to patient and family 2. Participates in clinical rounding that includes monitoring quality and adverse changes 3. Maintains communication with all the multi-disciplinary team 4. Acts as the resource person regarding transplantation for all staff 5. Monitors ongoing plan of care and implements changes accordingly 6. Prepares patients for discharge and outpatient follow-up 7. Communicates with referring physicians as indicated for continuity of care 8. Responsible for communication from inpatient to outpatient clinical continuity of care 9. Responsible for continuing data collection/entry/management for all regulatory agency requirements Post Transplant Phase 1. Monitor and follow all diagnostic studies 2. Evaluate health status as per clinical protocol 3. Communicate and coordinate any patient issues/concerns to the appropriate transplant team member 4. Continues educational process to patient and family members 5. Provides patient care under the direction of the transplant physician 6. Responsible for data collection/entry/management for all regulatory agency requirements

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics: 1. Education: Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program, BSN preferred 2. Experience: Minimum 1 year experience 3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable). 4. Preferred:

*Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required: * 1. Required: A valid Texas RN license; BCLS 2. Preferred:

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: RN Transplant Coordinator - Renal

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Specialty %26 Transplant Hospital

Requisition ID: 01588-89182