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Emory Healthcare/Emory University RN Transplant Coordinator, Lung Center, Clifton Campus, 8a to 4:30p in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Transplant Coordinator:

  • ICU experience preferred

  • Transplant experience preferred

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals: Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Emory University Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital.

Our nurses are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Develops and maintains nursing practice standards of care for a specific transplant population.

  • Serves as a liaison and provides consultation and education services to support standards of care.

  • Identifies and resolves clinical issues relating to the transplant patient.

  • Coordinates the collection of clinical data and patient samples for research studies.

  • Collaborates with staff, the patient, and his/her family concerning patient evaluation and discharge planning.

  • Maintains appropriate documentation for transplant candidacy and post-transplant follow-up care.

  • Coordinates communications with the outpatient transplant population such as transplant clinic visits, community referrals, telephone consultations, arranging for long-range beepers, outpatient treatments, and subsequent hospital admissions.

  • Develops and coordinates a system to organize the flow of patients from initial referral, through evaluation and education, to post-transplant follow-up and referral back to the community.

  • Participates in daily patient rounds with transplant team.

  • Participates in collaborative, interdisciplinary research activities related to transplant patients.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in nursing or ADN with four years of recent, clinical, medical-surgical nursing experience in the specialty of transplantation and/or outpatient care coordination, with a minimum of two years’ experience in the care of the transplant population preferred.

  • All nurses employed in roles requiring an unencumbered nursing license must have a valid, active license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board.

  • BLS certification 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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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Lung Center

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 70616

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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