Lead RN Transplant Coordinator, 8a-5p

Atlanta, GA
Feb 16, 2018
Mar 18, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Developing, managing , maintaining and coordinating patient care within the Transplant center and on a defined annual operating budget. This job will be responsible for collaborating with the physicians and members of the interdisciplinary teams to coordinate and manage consistent patient care by assuming the roles of educator, resource person, researcher, and indirect and patient care giver as well as be the primary contact between the patients and the transplant center and outside providers. The Lead Transplant Coordinator will also develop policies and procedures for the delivery of care to the transplant population; educate patients, families and their nursing staff regarding transplant process, evaluation, waiting phases, HLA typing, short term follow up care, and long term follow up care; notify clinic personnel and case management department of all changes in patient schedules for pre-transplant or transplant phase of care and any alternative courses of action that need to be taken. They will manage patients, policies and procedures to preserve efficient, cost effective, quality care to both patients and Emory Hospitals; participate in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices and developments; participate in data collection for department research and benchmarks; and work with the senior manager to formulate plans for professional development and growth of staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in nursing and current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia. Five (5) years of recent, clinical, medical-surgical nursing experience, which includes two years in the care of the specific transplant population AND one (1) year of supervisory experience or one (1) year of experience as a transplant coordinator. BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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