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RN Transplant Coordinator

Company: Memorial Regional Hospital
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

RN Transplant Coordinator - Adult Kidney Transplant, FT-Days, MRH: MRH - Adult Kidney TransplantThis position is located at MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL - (Hollywood, FL) - and will support the growth and expansion of the Adult Kidney Transplant Unit by carrying out the duties of a Living Donor Coordinator in a manner that reflects the emphasis we place on compassionate, Value Based, Patient-centered care.


Working cooperatively as a member of the transplant team, the transplant coordinator is responsible for coordinating all the activities related to all phases of transplant. These activities include evaluating potential recipients and living donors if applicable, educating potential recipients and potential donors if applicable, post-transplant patients and living donors if applicable; providing consultative services and education to nursing services during the transplant recipients' and living donors' hospitalization if applicable; and coordinating follow-up care of the transplant patient and living donor if applicable.

Detailed responsibilities:

* Coordinates assessment and evaluation of potential transplant recipients and potential living donors if applicable.
* Provides education about transplantation to patients and their families.
* Assesses potential learning problems (language barriers, readiness to learn, etc.) and structures teaching sessions to meet individual needs.
* Applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span to identify patient and family requirements relative to age-specific needs.
* Assists nursing units in the care of all transplant patients and living donors if applicable to ensure proper admission and care of the hospitalized patient.
* Coordinates and assures thorough and consistent follow-up care of the transplant recipient and living donor if applicable with transplant physicians, transplant surgeons, and other care providers.

Competencies and skills:


* STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
* CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
* ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
* RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
* EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE: Performs and/or integrates evidence-based research into planning and providing nursing care.
* PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting.
* EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Communicates effectively with various audiences using the most appropriate method for the situation.
* PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
* CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS: Applies knowledge of clinical standards, policies, and procedures relevant to function and organization.
* KNOWLEDGE OF DISEASE PROCESS: Applies knowledge of practices and interventions for specific populations with specific conditions.



* Accredited Program

Education specialization:


* Nursing



* Registered Nurse License

Education equivalent experience:


* Other information:

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: One (1) year of critical care nursing experience; experience with solid organ transplantation preferred.

Working conditions:


* Bending and Stooping 80.00%
* Climbing 40.00%
* Keyboard Entry 80.00%
* Kneeling 60.00%
* Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 80.00%
* Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
* Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 40.00%
* Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
* Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
* Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
* Reaching 80.00%
* Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg 40.00%
* Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 80.00%
* Running 40.00%
* Sitting 60.00%
* Squatting 80.00%
* Standing 80.00%
* Walking 80.00%
* Audible Speech 80.00%
* Hearing Acuity 80.00%
* Smelling Acuity 40.00%
* Depth Perception 80.00%
* Distinguish Color 80.00%
* Seeing - Far 80.00%
* Seeing - Near 80.00%
* Bio hazardous Waste 80.00%
* Biological Hazards - Respiratory 80.00%
* Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 80.00%
* Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 80.00%
* Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 80.00%
* Cytotoxic Chemicals 60.00%
* Dust 60.00%
* Gas/Vapors/Fumes 80.00%
* Hazardous Chemicals 80.00%
* Hazardous Medication 80.00%
* Computer Monitor 80.00%
* Domestic Animals 40.00%
* Fire Risk 40.00%
* Heating Devices 40.00%
* Magnetic Fields 40.00%
* Moving Mechanical Parts 40.00%
* Needles/Sharp Objects 80.00%
* Potential Electric Shock 40.00%
* Potential for Physical Assault 40.00%
* Wet or Slippery Surfaces 60.00%

Organizational Profile:

Since the opening of the one-story, 100-bed Memorial Hospital in 1953, the South Florida community has benefited from caring and compassionate healthcare at Memorial Regional Hospital. Today, with 553 beds and as the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, Memorial Regional Hospital is one of Florida's largest and most sophisticated hospitals, offering leading-edge care and technologies. Services include:

* Medical and Surgical Services
* Emergency Room and Level I Trauma Center
* Memorial Cancer Institute
* Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
* Memorial Neuroscience Institute
* The Family Birthplace
* Women's Services
* Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

We are also home to a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver nationally recognized, award-winning care. Memorial Regional Hospital has received Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction (Inpatient Behavioral Health) for three consecutive years, has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, and for the last seven years has received the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood , RN Transplant Coordinator , Healthcare , Hollywood, Florida

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