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Experience Experience
02/2016 present
Chicago, IL
Transplant Coordinator, MSN NYS Licensed
Chicago, IL
Transplant Coordinator, MSN NYS Licensed
02/2016 present
Chicago, IL
Transplant Coordinator, MSN NYS Licensed
02/2016 present
  • Works collaboratively with nursing and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies within the area of expertise
  • Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities
  • Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of the position, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the service
  • Participates in educational and outreach programs for transplant patients and their families, and other health professionals to increase knowledge about transplantation
  • In collaboration with physicians, orders and coordinates laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies for routine follow up, and as a response to problems identified in the outpatient clinic
  • Reviews testing, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows standard practice for abnormal findings, which may include further diagnostic testing or referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the collaborating physician
03/2009 12/2015
Phoenix, AZ
Kidney Transplant Coordinator
Phoenix, AZ
Kidney Transplant Coordinator
03/2009 12/2015
Phoenix, AZ
Kidney Transplant Coordinator
03/2009 12/2015
  • Provides patient and staff education, participates in quality improvement activities
  • Provides patient and family education
  • Provides excellent patient services to ensure satisfaction
  • Coordinates long-term patient follow-up care
  • Organizes kidney transplant program processes and systems
  • Coordinates outpatient care following hospital discharge
  • Clinical Transplant Coordinator Certification perferred
11/2005 11/2008
Detroit, MI
Transplant Coordinator
Detroit, MI
Transplant Coordinator
11/2005 11/2008
Detroit, MI
Transplant Coordinator
11/2005 11/2008
  • Records and compiles data for reporting and research purposes. Assists with development and implementation of organization's transplant policies and procedures
  • Participates in organ transplant program planning and management within the health system
  • Facilitates plan of care and symptom management per physician recommendations
  • Facilitates plan of care and symptom management with outpatient staff
  • Assists in reinforcement of discharge information
  • Collaborates with nursing and physician leadership in establishing policies and procedures for the transplant program
  • Coordinates and provides the educational sessions for patients, families, donors prior to transplant
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
North Carolina State University
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Skills Skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong clinical skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrates ability to clinically assess and monitor live organ donors using clinical assessment skills (if applicable)
  • Demonstrates ability to monitor for, and identifies complications related to organ donation (if applicable)
  • Demonstrates proficiency and continued growth in the knowledge of transplantation
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and identifies complications related to organ transplantation: infection, immunosuppressive therapy, post transplant diabetes
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrates ability to monitor immunosuppressive therapy under the supervision of a qualified physician
  • Highly organized
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3+ years of Nursing experience
  • NYS Registered Nurse (RN) licensure
  • Previous Cardiac and/or Outpatient Clinic experience
  • Critical Care background
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2+ years of recent Medical-Surgical and/or Transplant Coordinator experience
  • Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Strong IV / Phlebotomy skills
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • New Jersey State Registered Nurse license
  • Patient-oriented
  • Experience with Heart, Pancreas, and Kidney operations
  • Expert knowledge of clinical policies and procedures
  • CCTC
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Critical Care experience
  • Active New York State Registered Nurse license
  • 3+ years of nursing experience
  • Strong clinical skills and knowledge
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Facilitates the scheduling of studies or procedures for
  • Participates in organ transplant program planning and management within the health system
  • Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through
  • Attention to detail and effective communication and documentation with numerous physicians, organ
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BMT Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintains current knowledge in the field of transplantation and integrates this knowledge into the assessment of needs and problem solving required to manage across the continuum
  • There is a managerial role assigned to a case manager which refers to the scope of responsibility it takes to coordinate the care of patients, including problem-solving and overcoming hurdles that may be identified. Decisions must be made relative to goal identification and achievement, as well as resources required to meet the needs of the patient. Incumbent must be able to utilize the nursing process to identify barriers to care and select appropriate solutions from potential options for intervention, based on a set of complex and individual patient needs. This includes identifying cultural and linguistic needs and incorporating actions to address such needs in the case management plan. Must also be able to provide age appropriate care
  • 3 years of experience in transplantation, critical care, BMT/heme/onc, as well as case management experience
  • RN License
  • Tracking in order to evaluate care plans and strategies implemented through the case management process
  • PC & keyboarding proficiency required to meet standards for documentation of medical history and care
  • Bone Marrow Transplant or Heme/Oncology knowledge preferable
  • Experience with KP systems a plus
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinates case management to include, but not limited to, continuity of care, inpatient and outpatient care, utilization management, transfer coordination, discharge planning, travel and lodging needs, patient and family education specific to transplant related care and in-patient concurrent review
  • Facilitates an effective and efficient case management process that integrates a multitude of services together to ensure that a comprehensive system for care is in place, where patients are appropriately managed through the continuum of care, resources both internally and externally are appropriately utilized and successful outcomes are achieved
  • Utilizes the nursing process to identify barriers to care and select appropriate solutions from potential options for intervention, based on a set of complex and individual patient needs. This includes identifying cultural and linguistic needs and incorporating actions to address such needs in the case management plan. Must also be able to provide age appropriate care. Employees exhibit problem-solving skills to overcoming hurdles that may be identified. Decisions must be made relative to patient goal identification and achievement, as well as resources required to meet the needs of the patient. Works independently within the scope of nursing practice and organization policies in the management of caseload assigned. Appropriately triages patient calls, provider calls both internally and from transplant centers when performing On-Call responsibility
  • Identifies, reports, and monitors quality of care issues, trends and events as well as other information on the key elements of the quality program occurring both internally and within Centers of Excellence that relate to the delivery of care to transplant patients. Participates in performance improvement initiatives
  • Establishes and maintains effective partnerships between KP and Centers of Excellence with the goal of providing total quality and case management for KP members receiving transplant services
  • Assists in development and maintenance of educational materials for the KP transplant program, including but not limited to, information for members, families, physicians, and Centers of Excellence. Position may participate in operational and educational meetings with Centers of Excellence and KP Regions. Some travel may be required
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in critical care emergency care general medical/surgical services or utilization management and/or discharge planning
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in clinical transplant services or case management (disease management, population management, chronic disease management, complex case management)
  • Minimum three (3) years experience using evidence-based practice
  • Minimum three (3) years organizing a large patient case load (15 patient for outpatient, 6 for inpatient)
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in an individual contributor role in healthcare
  • Two (2) years Solid Organ Transplant or Bone Marrow Transplant experience
  • Two (2) years experience working with health plan operations (Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial insurance benefits and coverage, authorizations and denials
  • Two (2) years experience interfacing within an electronic record environment
  • Experience in Cardiology, Pulmonology, GI/Hepatology, Nephrology or Hematology and/or Oncology services as applicable to the specific transplant service
  • Certification in clinical transplant coordination (CCTC, ITNS) or case management (CCM) preferred
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Facilitates plan of care and symptom management per physician recommendations
  • Provides education to patients and family members regarding all phases of the transplant process
  • Coordinates scheduling for follow-up appointments
  • Reviews and collates medical information received from referring physician for patients seeking or undergoing transplant evaluation
  • Serves as a contact person for peri-transplant evaluation for physician and patient/family and/or insurance companies
  • Prepares abstract and presents case to selection committee; places patient on national waiting list for transplantation
  • Coordinates with hospital unit personnel in the discharge of post-transplant patient and living donor patient
  • Monitors post-transplant patient status (e.g. physical, emotional, complications, S&S rejection, infection) and communicates to provider appropriately
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Chief Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 10 years of experience as a Transplant Coordinator
  • New York State Licensed Registered Nurse
  • CCTC – Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator by the American Board for Transplant Certificates
  • Prior Transplant experience
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner license
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Lead Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of five years of critical care experience with two years of clinical experience in transplantation. Two years supervisory experience preferred
  • Valid California Registered Nursing license, current BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Fire and Safety Certification. If employee does not have card upon hire one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date
  • Qualify, achieve and maintain certification as a Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) with the American Board of Transplant Coordinators (ABTC) preferred
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Kidney Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Organizes kidney transplant program processes and systems
  • Coordinates the potential recipient evaluation process
  • Coordinates kidney transplant surgery
  • Coordinates post-transplant patient care and interdisciplinary discharge plan
  • Coordinates outpatient care following hospital discharge
  • Coordinates long-term patient follow-up care
  • Coordinates care of living donors as back-up to living donor coordinator
  • Provides patient and staff education, participates in quality improvement activities
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Triages patients during the entire transplant process for any medical and psychosocial issues
  • Coordinates with the hospital unit personnel in the discharge of the transplant patient and donor
  • An additional five years of experience may substitute for the Bachelor's Degree
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Reviews referrals for transplant against patient selection criteria
  • Develops and implements case management programs for patients awaiting transplantation
  • Coordinates all phases (pre-transplant, post-transplant) of care
  • In collaboration with the KFHP Travel team, facilitates transportation and housing arrangements as required (pre-transplant only)
  • Reviews and recommends authorizations for referrals for transplant related care at the contracted Centers of Excellence (COEs)
  • Acts as liaison between Kaiser Permanente and the transplant COE
  • Coordinates an interdisciplinary approach to providing continuity of care for transplant candidates and posttransplant patients, including utilization management, facilitation of discharge planning and clinical management of renal transplant related follow up care
  • Consults with transplant team members, including the Transplant Nurse Practitioner, Transplant Nephrologist and/or Medical Director, and Center of Excellence transplant coordinators as needed to ensure safe repatriation and appropriate monitoring and treatment plans following renal transplant
  • Provides patient orientation and education regarding post-transplant care upon repatriation after transplantation
  • Establishes and maintains effective partnerships between Kaiser Permanente and contracted transplant
  • COEs, with the overall goal of providing total quality management for Kaiser Permanente's renal transplant patients
  • Conducts concurrent and retrospective review of post-transplant admission(s) and potential quality events
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of changing technology related to transplantation services, and KP benefit and policy changes which impact administration of transplantation services
  • Develops and updates educational materials for the KP transplant program including but not limited to educational materials for members, families, and physicians
  • Participates in KP National Transplant Network's educational activities, collaborates as appropriate on projects and program development activities
  • Ensures that accurate clinical records are maintained for transplant related care, including review of the COE's EMR and transcription of clinical documentation as required
  • Adheres to policy and procedures specific to the transplant program operations. Recommends new policies and supports the ongoing review and revision of existing policies and procedures
  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees
  • Minimum five (5) years of acute care and critical care nursing experience
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3+ years of Nursing experience in an Outpatient setting
  • NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Previous experience with Discharge Planning and Transplant Coordination
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assesses patient in outpatient clinic along with transplant physician
  • Facilitates plan of care and symptom management with outpatient staff
  • Coordinates scheduling with administrative coordinator for follow up appointments
  • Reviews with transplant physician medical information from referring physicians and initiates appropriate communication
  • Coordinates consultation with other disciplines and obtains follow-up information consult
  • Assists in obtaining medications and supplies from the appropriate source according to the patient's insurance overage
  • Assists in reinforcement of discharge information
  • Contacts referring physician and arranges follow up in the local area or at CCF depending upon patient and their activity
  • Prior to transplant, coordinates with patient's transplant physician, and referring physician in the evaluation of patient for the transplant candidacy
  • This includes facilitating tissue typing of recipient and donor, arranging the timing and collection of pretesting prior to transplant with referring physician and transplant team
  • Assembles test results of evaluation and arranges further testing if indicated after discussion with transplant physicians
  • Prepares and presents case to Selection Committee
  • Places patient on national waiting list for transplantation
  • Coordinates ongoing care of in and outpatients waiting for transplant
  • Triages patients during the entire transplant process for any medical and psycho social issues. Is available by beeper and by phone in order to provide immediate assessment and delivery of care in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Collaborates with Office Coordinators and Financial Counselor in obtaining insurance clearance of patients prior to transplant procedure
  • This includes reviewing clinical information and protocols sent to insurance companies for review of medical necessity, and discussions with case managers regarding the protocols and medical information
  • Coordinates informational packets, which are sent to patients prior to transplant
  • Reviews information with patient upon their arrival and answers any questions regarding the transplant information and transplant schedule
  • Coordinates and provides the educational sessions for patients, families, donors prior to transplant
  • Collaborates with Organ Procurement Organization to facilitate the organ procurement surgery and subsequent transplant surgery, including notifying all personnel involved in the process. Is aware of all policies and procedures in organ allocation, transporting - organ transplantation
  • Participates in research by the implementation of protocols and the collection of data
  • Attends conferences and meetings pertaining to these studies
  • Facilitates procedures, which enable the implementation of studies with various interdepartmental components
  • BSN with experience in transplant including disease related field
  • Five years experience may offset the Bachelor's Degree requirement
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Living Donor Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's in Nursing
  • Active Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant
  • 2+ years of experience with Renal procedures or surgical/peri-op experience an acute care setting
  • Strong medical skills and knowledge
  • Compassionate and empathetic
  • Previous transplant coordination experience
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Lung Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides education to patients and family members regarding all aspects of transplantation
  • Coordinates all activity related to organ transplantation including notification of patient that organ is available
  • Five years of experience with organ procurement or transplantation including disease related experience
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Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitors patient/family before, during and after transplantation for physical, emotional, psychosocial, and financial needs and intervenes when appropriate. Refers patients to members of the BMT team (chaplain, counselor, nutritionist, oncology support team, and financial advisors) as needed, and/or utilizes community resources when appropriate
  • Coordinates the patient and donor pre-admission work-up and visits. Gathers and reviews all pertinent clinical information (including past treatments and outcomes) and presents this to the transplant physician with special notes to abnormal results
  • Collaborates with direct health care providers to establish plan of care, facilitates continuity of care across departments (both in-patient and out-patient) within hospital and home health providers. Coordinates all services for BMT patients, and oversees National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) processes as needed
  • Coordinates the transfer of patient care from Blood and Marrow Transplant Program back to referring physician and is responsible for long-term follow-up, which includes but is not limited to: periodic updates on patient condition, coordinating follow-up visits with Blood and Marrow Transplant physician and referring physician, and coordinating provision of post-discharge necessary services
  • Communicates with interdisciplinary team members, patients and families, and payers in a timely manner to ensure comprehensive documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing is preferred
  • Three years recent clinical experience in blood and marrow transplant/oncology and experience in case management/utilization preferred
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Transplant Coordinator Liver Transplant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assessments: Performs appropriate assessments to include psychological, physical, environmental and functional needs
  • Education: Provides patient and family education specific to the patient’s disease process. Serves as a resource for education for patient, family, staff, hospital and community
  • Communication: Communicates with all members of the transplant team to include hospital staff and referring physician/staff
  • Data Collection: Participates in the collection/entry of data in the patient medical record as required by all regulatory agencies
  • Documentation: Documents assessments, interventions and follow-up accurately and timely
  • Coordination of care through the phases of transplantation with the transplant team as follows
  • Participates in clinical rounding that includes monitoring quality and adverse changes
  • Maintains communication with all the multi-disciplinary team
  • Acts as the resource person regarding transplantation for all staff
  • Monitors ongoing plan of care and implements changes accordingly
  • Prepares patients for discharge and outpatient follow-up
  • Communicates with referring physicians as indicated for continuity of care
  • Responsible for communication from inpatient to outpatient clinical continuity of care
  • Responsible for continuing data collection/entry/management for all regulatory agency requirements
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program, BSN preferred
  • Experience: Minimum 1 year experience
  • Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable)
  • Required: A valid Texas RN license; BCLS
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Facilitate initial contact between referring physician and/or potential candidates and Transplant Program
  • Identifies requirements for candidate evaluation to determine testing, referrals, consultation, etc. needed for candidate evaluation
  • Upon referral, assesses potential recipients using Evaluation Criteria to identify appropriate candidates
  • Coordinates with the multidisciplinary team for Evaluation of potential transplant candidates. The evaluation is based on selection criteria and should include, but is not limited to
  • Demonstrates ability to clinically assess and monitor transplant patient using clinical assessment skills
  • Demonstrates ability to clinically assess and monitor live organ donors using clinical assessment skills (if applicable)
  • Demonstrates ability to monitor for, and identify complications related to organ transplantation rejection
  • Demonstrates ability to monitor for, and identifies complications related to organ donation (if applicable)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and identifies complications related to organ transplantation: infection, immunosuppressive therapy, post transplant diabetes
  • Demonstrates ability to provide patient education related to signs and symptoms of organ rejection and complications following living organ donation (if applicable)
  • Demonstrates ability to monitor immunosuppressive therapy under the supervision of a qualified physician
  • Demonstrates ability to provide patient education regarding immunosuppressive therapy
  • Demonstrates ability to identify the educational, psychological, and economic needs of recipient/significant others and incorporate into the multidisciplinary care plan
  • Demonstrates ability to collaboratively participate in discharge planning, teaching and documentation
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current research protocols consistent with own level of participation
  • Demonstrates proficiency and continued growth in the knowledge of transplantation
  • Is knowledgeable and compliant in all Transplant Program, MGH Transplant Center, hospital, State and Federal regulatory requirements, including hospital policy and procedures (where applicable to the performance of the job), UNOS and CMS regulations, the Joint Commission, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing
  • Current State of Texas license/permit to practice professional nursing
  • Certified in Basic Life Support; other certification based on nursing unit requirements
  • One or more years of Nursing experience in area of intended practice
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann
  • Delivers appropriate care to patients, at a competent level, according to the RN skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served
  • Coordinates the planning for delivery of nursing care with a multidisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care
  • Collaborates and directs healthcare team in attainment of positive outcomes based on data, research, evidence and professional standards of care. Meets treatment goals; develops/implements discharge and/or transfer plans; evaluates the quality of patient care and contributes to the revision of standards of care
  • Ensures safe care to patients adhering to policies/procedures/standards of care, within budgetary specifications, including time/supply management and accuracy of practice
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency; supports department-based goals which contributed to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff
  • Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, and desired client-centered outcomes
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Previous Transplant Coordinator experience
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's in Nursing
  • Must be an Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant
  • At least two years experience with Renal procedures or surgical/peri-op experience an acute care setting
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Pre Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinates all aspects of the transplant process including, but not limited to, referral, evaluation, waitlist, perioperative care, and follow-up care
  • Performs assessment of patients' status, intervenes when appropriate and reports findings to transplant physicians
  • Ensures that patient education is planned, developed, implemented, evaluated and documented in patient chart and transplant database
  • Coordinates and presents formal in-service education programs for professional, as well as, general audiences
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Previous experience in Bone Marrrow Transplant Care or Heme Malignancy Treatment
  • Previous coordinator experience
  • OCN certification
  • At least two years of acute care RN Oncology experience
  • Current New York State RN license (or willingness to obtain)
  • BCLS certification
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinates case management to include, but not limited to, continuity of care, inpatient and outpatient care, utilization management, transfer coordination, discharge planning, travel and lodging, and concurrent review
  • Identifies, reports, and monitors quality of care issues, trends, and events, as well as other information on the key elements of the quality program occurring both internally and within Centers of Excellence that relate to the delivery of care to transplant patients
  • Position is responsible for providing float coverage across the transplant areas managed by this Hub to ensure members receive quality care, cost effectively, and efficiently. Effective and efficient case management brings a multitude of services together to ensure a comprehensive system for care is in place. When services are successfully integrated, quality care and successful outcomes are achieved. When patients are not properly identified and expeditiously moved through the continuum of care, the patient may be placed in physical harm and the organization may be placed at either/both legal or financial risk. The delivery of poor quality care translates to increased costs, delays in services, misuse of resources, and may place the patient in danger
  • 3 years of inpatient experience or 3 years of case management or utilization management experience
  • 3 years of experience in transplantation, critical care or oncology, as well as case management experience
  • Critical thinking skills required in order to make judgments based on facts and scientific principles
  • Business skills necessary for leadership ability, internal and external professional communication, internal and external negotiation, regulatory and legislative knowledge, planning and outcome analysis
  • Accountability means having the ability to practice independently
  • Transplant and/or oncology knowledge preferable
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Works closely with the pre-transplant team, providing coverage as needed, and working with staff to ensure that patients on the waitlist are current with all medical clearances
  • Coordinates the diverse management of post- transplant patients including independent laboratory review, monitoring of patient adherence and triage of medical, social and financial problems encountered as needed
  • Assumes primary responsibility for all patient and family education for patients on the kidney transplant wait list
  • Has 24 hour primary on-call responsibility, requiring independent triage of patient and physician inquiries using advanced clinical judgments, and evaluation of all deceased donor referrals including coordination of all deceased donor transplant surgeries
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinates information from referring physician, testing and clinic visits required for potential transplant recipient and living donor as defined in clinical pathways
  • Provides educational information to recipients, donors, primary caregivers regarding all aspects of transplantation/donation including pre-transplant, operative procedure, post-operative management and monitoring, long term follow-up and research protocols
  • Participates in the medical and surgical outpatient clinics with the collaborating physicians and surgeons; reviews outpatient lab values and testing results; works with physician/surgeon as needed to adjust care plan
  • Coordinates and facilitates discharge planning with in-patient team to maintain continuity of care
  • Provides accurate, appropriate and timely documentation to meet state and federal regulatory requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred
  • License Registered Nurse required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required
  • 5-8 years related work experience required
  • 2-3 years nursing practice experience
  • Experience in teaching hospital and specialty area expertise
  • Oral Communications:Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers
  • Knowledge:Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum of three years nursing experience required
  • High school education or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) or equivalent combination of education/experience in a medical surgical unit, intensive care unit or transplant unit (one year of experience equals one year of education) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written format required
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisplinary team, using good judgment and assessment skills required
  • Ability to demonstrate competent leadership and teaching ability required
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Prior solid organ transplant experience preferred
  • Prior cardiology experience (ICU, CCU, or equivalent) preferred
  • Based on position, prior pulmonary experience (ICU, CF, PH or equivalent) preferred
  • Master's degree in nursing preferred
  • Transplant coordination certification after two years of hire or transfer date preferred
  • Exception details: EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the hiring Director, Nursing Practice Professional Development & Informatics Executive Director and Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date
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Organ Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Clinical Certification of Transplant Coordinators (CCTC) or obtain within three years of hire/transfer into this job
  • Three years acute care or charge nurse experience
  • Two years organ transplant coordination experience
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Living Donor Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelors of Science required, BSN preferred
  • Certification as a transplant coordinator (CCTC) preferred
  • A minimum of five year's professional experience in transplantation that demonstrates a progressive leadership background and ability to clinically assess transplant patients
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collects and evaluates data regarding transplant recipients and donors, and applies accepted selection criteria to assess suitability for transplant. Coordinates pre-operative care
  • Monitors, evaluates and documents operative and post-operative organ function and complications. Coordinates post-operative care, rehabilitation and assessments
  • Develops and implements educational activities regarding organ donation and transplantation for the benefit of patients, donors, healthcare staff and the community
  • Records and compiles data for reporting and research purposes. Assists with development and implementation of organization's transplant policies and procedures
  • Minimum Qualification: Associate's Degree in Nursing by hire date to position
  • Minimum Qualification: Two years of experience working as a Registered Nurse (RN) in an acute care setting
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Experience: Two (2) years clinical experience
  • Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse with a current State of Texas license to practice professional nursing
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating both Behaviors and Operating Principles in all internal and external customer interactions
  • Performs duties with accountability, competency, innovation, collaboration, compassion and respect to create the best possible outcomes with exceptional customer experiences
  • Performs initial assessment of patients’ biophysical and psychosocial status and ensures appropriate actions are taken in relation to the nursing process (assessment, planning, education, intervention, and evaluation), noting all abnormal results and reviewing with transplant surgeon in a timely manner; documents the nursing process, including problem list, plan of care, and patient education
  • Provides appropriate pre/post-transplant interventions within limits of licensure and/or scope of practice; evaluates and collaborates with other healthcare providers to achieve outcomes; plans, coordinates and organizes the discharge plan with inpatient nursing staff to assure continuity of care
  • Directs and provides guidance to staff, case managers, and physicians, ensuring patient care delivery to established standards of practice
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service
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Transplant Coordinator Recipients Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assesses the suitability of and prepares potential transplant recipient for solid organ transplantation, applying recipient selection criteria
  • Monitors and evaluates recipient health status and diagnostic tests on a regular basis and maintains appropriate records throughout all phases of the transplantation process
  • Facilitates evaluation and completes information/testing requirements for patient presentation at selection committee and communicates outcome to patient, and providers as needed
  • Evaluates educational needs and provides teaching to recipients, families, and staff regarding expected outcomes, tissue typing, risks, complications and patient responsibilities during the transplantation process. Provides emotional support to family members
  • Works closely with transplant team to fulfill QA and regulatory requirements and participates in QAPI meetings and Selection Committee meetings
  • Facilitates OPTN/UNOS listing of transplant candidate and completes documentation requirements as needed
  • Adheres to policy regarding re-evaluation and communication with patient during wait list period
  • Facilitates transplant process during peri-operative period (i.e., when organ becomes available to transplant candidate)
  • Coordinates preoperative care for patient and monitors, evaluates and reports postoperative organ function
  • Maintains communication with the patient's physician; acts as liaison between the patient and patient's family and other healthcare providers
  • Serves as liaison and resource person for in-patient staff, residents and physicians
  • Prepares patients for discharge and coordinates the care of the transplant recipient in the outpatient setting
  • Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement and coordinate patient care through collaboration with other healthcare team members
  • Acts as a catalyst for the development of innovative activities and procedures that contribute to improvement in the delivery of patient care
  • Assumes responsibility for own continued learning and knowledge of current standards of practice
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned or when necessary
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.)
  • Graduate of a NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing
  • Minimum of 5 years in acute care medical/surgical setting
  • Must have proven independent thinking, decision making, problem solving and prioritizing skills
  • Excellent skills to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and external constituents, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and other Office programs
  • Membership in North American Transplant Coordinators Organization
  • Master's degree in nursing
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Previous experience working in a transplant center
  • NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License
  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification
  • Certified Clinic Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) certification within 18 months of hire
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Renal Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Current permit or license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas
  • BSN is required
  • Current BLS is required
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Kidney Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • In collaboration with physicians, coordinates laboratory, radiologic, and diagnostic studies for evaluation for transplantation
  • Maintains contact with assigned caseload between visits, based on their particular needs. Initiates appropriate responses to issues and problems during these contacts
  • Communicates with the multidisciplinary team to optimize patient care. Interfaces with transplant surgeons, physicians, social workers, immunologists and others to plan and execute desensitization and other specialized transplant protocols
  • Provides patient and family education
  • Collects data to conduct kidney paired donation matches
  • Interfaces with outside paired donation vendors and other transplant centers to formulate donor and recipient swaps and chain transplants
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to the transplant team regarding donor and recipient incompatibility protocols
  • Informs referring physicians and dialysis units of patient status and needs
  • Liaisons with the inpatient transplant team to ensure continuous care for the incompatible kidney transplant patients
  • Teaches ancillary services including plasmapheresis, tissue typing laboratory and others about the nuances of incompatible transplantation through in-services and other educational forums
  • Monitors post-transplant patient indicators and coordinates post-transplant care with the NYULMC physicians as well as the patients local physician
  • Provides excellent patient services to ensure satisfaction
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Transplant Coordinator, MSN NYS Licensed Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of the position, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the service
  • Assists in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols when applicable
  • Works collaboratively with nursing and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies within the area of expertise
  • Supports the transplant department and the medical center in all research efforts
  • Uses evidence-based health care literature to advise and support appropriate practice changes within the designated service
  • Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement
  • Participates in educational and outreach programs for transplant patients and their families, and other health professionals to increase knowledge about transplantation
  • Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers, staff members on the transplant unit and other health professionals
  • Maintains current expertise in transplantation
  • Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical and managerial role
  • Participates in designated activities related to professional nursing standards and regulations of relevant outside agencies. Functions as a respectful member of the health care team
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities
  • Provides consultation about the transplant process to the nursing staff responsible for the patients care in the hospital setting. Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc
  • Participates in the development and revision of interdisciplinary and nursing standards, patient and family education materials as relevant to area of practice and expertise. Works collaboratively with the attending physician to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members, housestaff, other transplant team members, other disciplines and ancillary services. Works collaboratively with nursing leadership on the transplant unit and elsewhere, to ensure timely communications with the nursing staff
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department and service line. Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team including the attending physician to develop and implement the therapeutic plan of care for a group of patients and ensure communication with family members
  • Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into all aspects of patient care. Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care
  • Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols. Educates patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to the transplant process
  • For nurse practitioners,practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges
  • Prescribes/orders medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol
  • Coordinates discharge planning with attending physicians, inpatient nurse practitioners, social work and patient and family, to assure timely and safe discharge. Orders / prescribes discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization
  • Works closely with insurance case managers and patients to facilitate approval for transplantation and needed services and medications
  • Formulates a plan of care, along with the attending physician, consulting physicians, patient , family and other members of the interdisciplinary team for both preoperative and postoperative transplant patients, based on expected goals of care and length of stay, care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes
  • Takes call for organ offers, and for patient questions and problems outside of normal business hours. Coordinates all aspects of the actual acquisition of an organ for a particular patient when an organ becomes available
  • Maintains contact with assigned patient caseload between visits, based on their particular needs. Initiates appropriate response to issues and problems identified during these contacts
  • Reviews testing, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows standard practice for abnormal findings, which may include further diagnostic testing or referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the collaborating physician
  • In collaboration with physicians, orders and coordinates laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies for routine follow up, and as a response to problems identified in the outpatient clinic
  • Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of pre- and post-operative transplant patients in the outpatient clinic
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Liver Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assesses potential transplant candidate patient with the transplant physician
  • Facilitates tissue typing of recipient and donor, arranges timing and collection of pre-testing prior to transplant with transplant team
  • Coordinates all activities related to organ acquisition including evaluation of the donor workup information
  • Is available by pager and by phone in order to provide immediate assessment and delivery of care in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Assesses recipient compliance with medications and treatment plan and collaborates with transplant team to initiate changes in drug/treatment plan as indicated
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Living Donor Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists the potential donor in understanding the nature of organ donation, and in obtaining and understanding information regarding the consent process, evaluation process, surgical process, and the need for continued follow up
  • Protects and promotes the best interests of the potential living donor
  • Advocates for the rights of the potential living donor and ensures the donor's decision is informed and free of coercion
  • Assists in the resolution of concerns or complaints that living donor candidates may have
  • Notifies the Living Donor Selection Committee of any reservations with donation
  • Participates in research by implementation of protocols and the collection of data. Attends conferences and meetings pertaining to these studies
  • Provides in-service for nursing staff and presentations for any outside organization or group inquiring about the transplantation process
  • BSN or 5 years in transplant or related field
  • Must be knowledgeable in the living organ donation process and in the informed consent process
  • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Has an understanding of the potential coercive pressures on donor candidates
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Transplant Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Utilizes the nursing process to promote quality patient care
  • Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship and continuing involvement with patients
  • Coordinates and collaborates with all health care professionals and community resources to ensure that patients benefit from continuity of care and receive all necessary services
  • Develops teaching tools for transplant candidates, recipients, living donors, social supports/families and nursing colleagues
  • Acts as a nursing consultant on evidence based practice in transplantation for colleagues throughout the organization
  • Participates in the education of inpatient nursing colleagues in the area of normal and abnormal organ function, transplantation and organ donation with emphasis on identifying nursing problems
  • Participates in appropriate nursing service and hospital committees
  • Conducts nursing research and prepares articles for publication in professional journals
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team about treatment decisions
  • Collaborates with nursing and physician leadership in establishing policies and procedures for the transplant program
  • Participates in unit quality improvement activities and is familiar with unit based metrics
  • Maintains a high level of professional standards by participating in continuing education, professional organizations and community outreach
  • Achieves and maintains certification as a Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator according to organizational and/or departmental standards
  • Handles staff and patient confidential information in strict conformance with department/institutional policy
  • Delegates work appropriately and provides direction and guidance to nursing and support staff
  • Documents relevant clinical issues in the transplant database, inpatient or outpatient medical records, and in other regulatory required database systems
  • Provides on-call coverage, including coordination of deceased donor liver and / or kidney transplants and provides after hours medical triage for outpatient calls in collaboration with the surgeon on call. Qualifications Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to problem solve, and think critically
  • Ability to motivate, plan, organize and direct individuals and groups
  • Ability to organize and work in a multi-task environment
  • Computer skills including Database and word-processing