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305783 1 Transplant Coord

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Transplant Coordinator is a professional nurse with expertise in transplant medicine who endeavors to provide and maximize the quality of care to patients with end stage organ failure who are transferred to the Transplant Program. In this role, you will provide direction in the management of patients throughout all phases of the transplant process, perform a systematic assessment, evaluation, and develop a plan of care for the patient and their significant others. You will also serve as an integral member of the transplant team in meeting the needs of the transplant patient and ensuring continuity of care throughout the transplant process.The Abdominal Transplant Program cares for patients and their families across the continuum of advanced organ failure and transplantation. Our surgeons perform more than 200 kidney transplants and more than 200 liver transplants each year making them one of the most comprehensive, high volume centers in the country for patients with end-stage disease. Our Abdominal Transplant Teams are committed to advancing our vision of collaborative patient care, education of multidisciplinary trainees, and clinical research. The Transplant Coordinator II is a professional nurse who safely practices with the UPHS professional practice model and demonstrates UPHS core values that reflect its mission. The Transplant Coordinator II provides direct care and coordinates care for patients with end-stage organ failure who are referred to the Transplant Program. The patients range in age from adolescents to elderly. The Transplant Coordinator II demonstrates competency in: patient and customer care, age specific accountabilities, patient/employee safety accountabilities, operations, and core values. The Transplant Coordinator II provides patient care throughout all phases of the transplant process: organ failure, evaluation, transplantation, and follow-up care. The Transplant Coordinator II assesses and evaluates patients and families developing a plan of care in collaboration with the transplant team. The Transplant Coordinator II develops a written, continuous record for each patient; implements identified medical and nursing interventions; and evaluates outcomes. The Transplant Coordinator II serves as an integral member of the transplant team in meeting the needs of the transplant patient and ensuring continuity of care throughout the transplant process.The Transplant Coordinator II maintains competencies for the care of transplant patients and demonstrates the skills and knowledge to provide ongoing, individualized care. The coordinator complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.

The qualified candidate must possess current licensure as an RN in the Commonwealth of PA and 4 years of professional nursing experience. 2 years of experience in the transplant specialty is preferred.

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Posted: 2020-11-12 Expires: 2020-12-12

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305783 1 Transplant Coord

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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