UCHealth Transplant Coord RN - Heart in Aurora, Colorado
Provides care across the continuum from pre-transplant, wait list and post – transplant. Collaborates with multi-disciplinary team to enhance patient care. Acts as both clinician and educator. Serves as a liaison to regulatory agencies (CMS, UNOS, etc.)
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Coordinates transplant team activities with patients, families, organ donor networks, regulatory agencies, and support groups, as well as Hematopoietic stem cell transplant networks and agencies.
Coordinates care of transplant patients through collaboration with attending surgeons and staff. Coordinates plan of care with the apheresis clinic and the financial coordinator.
May prescribe medication if authorized to hold prescriptive authority. Documents administration per policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.
Participates in notification plans for transplant teams. Maintains wait list. Assists in maintaining records of the evaluation information on transplant patients. May serve in on-call capacity.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program.Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant certification as determined at position level. Minimum Experience: 2 years of experience in a related field of specialty. Preferred: Transplant coordination experience. Clinical care of transplant recipients.
IF APPLICABLE: BLSthrough the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for theProfessional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPRcard must be good through sixty days of hire. All life supportcertification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association orthe American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Crossfor the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will needto be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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This position's pay range starts at: $36.150000/hour.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
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