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LPN Transplant

Job ID: 133129
Nursing
FT
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 11, 2022

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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?


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?

 The Living Donor LPN performs both clinical and administrative tasks and serves as a liaison for living donor patients within the Penn Transplant Institute (PTI). Makes observations, plans and organizes work, assesses patient needs under the supervision of a Transplant Coordinator or Physician. Provides patient care to living donor patients in the Penn Transplant Institute (PTI) based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety and related age criteria appropriate to the patient served in his/her assignment. Functions collaboratively within the team and is responsible for providing patient care as directed. 

Scope of work includes: facilitating referral process, scheduling coordination, obtaining medical records, faxing/emailing, confirming contact information, providing directions and appointment related specifics. Includes Epic documentation and other data collection platforms along with other duties as assigned. • Implements specific aspects of the plan of care as coordinated through the Transplant Coordinator or Physician. • Performs technically oriented processes and assists with patient care requirements. • Provides patient care that is within the scope of both professional and institutional standards. • Obtains and tests specimens following standard operating procedures and documents results, taking appropriate action with unexpected results. • Collaborates with team members to deliver patient care that is appropriate to each patient. Communicates pertinent information to appropriate team members, within established guidelines. • Utilizes electronic medical records and transplant related electronic platforms in accordance with established guidelines. • Document all work performed in the electronic health record, and/or other data collection platform • Participates in development and providing appropriate patient and family education. • Functions with awareness of fiscal and material resource management. • Completes all mandatory education requirements. • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization.


  • Graduate of an approved Practical Nursing program And 2+ years Acute care, ambulatory care, or long-term care experience as a licensed practical nurse
  • Current LPN Lisensure in the State of PA
  • BLS CPR Certification



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.

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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.

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