Registered Nurse (RN) - Transplant Coordinator

Location
Seattle, WA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
2/15/2018
Closes
3/15/2018
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 180395
Department: Kidney/Panc Xplant Program
Hours: 8:30a - 5:00p

In the Transplant Coordinator position, the Registered Nurse coordinates all aspects of renal and pancreas transplants, as well as providing support to the department in the day to day functioning of the transplant section.

The Registered Nurse serves as the case manager, following all patients from initial referral, through the transplant process, and during the transition back to the referring physician.

The Transplant Coordinator position requires an understanding of the complexity of the illnesses manifested by patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) along with the risk factors involved and the diagnostic and treatment options available. The Transplant Coordinator is familiar with the intricacies of organ allocation and is able to explain this to patients.

As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.

Qualifications:


  • Current Washington state licensure as an RN.


  • CPR certification is required every two years


  • Bachelors of Science of Nursing


  • Strong patient assessment skills, ability to work collaboratively in team setting, current working knowledge of electronic medical records.

Preferred/Desired:


  • Experience managing complex patients or patients with chronic disease in an ambulatory setting.


  • Certification in Specialty area such as:



    • American Academy of Ambulatory Nursing in Certification in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCCTM).


    • Oncology Nursing Society Provider Card for Chemotherapy/Biotherapy: Fundamentals of Administration


Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.