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FT Heart Transplant Coordinator @ HUP

Job ID: 219127
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Penn 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.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

  Pre-Heart Transplant Coordinator

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.  

  Minimum Certifications:

Licensed to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, R.N. 

 Degree Requirements and Minimum Experience Required: 

BSN Graduate of an NLN approved school of professional nursing.

 Required to have four or more years' experience as a professional nurse. 

Prior experience in transplant not required. Experience in cardiology preferred.

 Skill Requirements: 

Clinical assessment of adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients 

BCLS Administration of medications (oral, IM, IV, PR) EKG

 Other nursing functions as determined Computers including windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel  

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

   Current UPHS employees must apply HERE
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