Job ID: 168204
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2023
Work Schedule: Day shift, 8am-4:30pm, rotating on-call shifts
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
The Heart 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.
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