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Coordinator - Kidney Transplant - Registered Nurse - RN

Fort Worth, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Medical City Fort Worth, formerly Plaza Medical Center, is licensed for 320 beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services in a wide range of specialties, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, surgical services, orthopedics, kidney and liver transplants and emergency care. A part of the Texas Stroke Institute stroke care network, Medical City Fort Worth is also a Joint Commission certified chest pain center, a designated comprehensive stroke center, and a designated Magnet® facility for nursing excellence. Medical City Fort Worth is part of Medical City Healthcare and HCA Healthcare. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Solid Organ Transplant Coordinator is a registered nurse who plans, coordinates and implements the care of the solid organ transplant patient and living donor as applicable in both the in-patient and out-patient settings in accordance with the nursing process.  The scope of the role includes acting as liaison with the organ procurement organization and the OPTN, assesses human, financial and material resources of patients and families; coordinates information flow among medical, ancillary, nursing, financial and insurance company staff; represents the transplant program through involvement in hospital and community activities; participates in the development and maintenance of the transplant statistical database.  Employee will recognize the population specific needs of the transplant patient and apply the appropriate knowledge, skills and behaviors to meet those needs when performing patient activities.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Must have an RN license or a temporary permit to practice from the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
  • Must have a minimum of two years of Med Surg and/or acute hemodialysis experience for renal/pancreas
  • Two years experience of critical care experience is preferred
  • One year experience in the management of organ failure/transplant patients is preferred

Medical City Fort Worth
Facility: Medical City Fort Worth
Job ID: 00073-112622
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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