ABDOMINAL TRANSPLANT COORDINATOR

Description

SSM Health Saint LouisUniversity Hospital

RN - Full Time

The Abdominal OrganTransplant Coordinator is responsible for assessment, education, and evaluationof all patients referred for kidney, liver and kidney/pancreastransplants. This coordination can take place as an inpatient or on anoutpatient basis. It begins with the initial referral and ends with theadmission of the patient for transplant. In collaboration with the health careteam:

    • Provides comprehensive experience patients/families requiring surgery, evaluation for surgery or management after surgery throughout the continuum of care
    • Develops a working relationship with patients, referring physicians, transplant team members, and hospital staff . Serves as a consultant to members of the health care team as well as patients and family members
    • Coordinates referrals for transplant, care while awaiting transplant, and operative process
    • Communicates in a timely manner all new referrals or changes in patient status to transplant team
    • Incorporates Performance Assessment into one's daily work


Qualifications

RNMissouri License

Graduatean accredited nursing program. BSN preferred

PreviousLiver Transplant experience in acute care setting preferred

3years ICU, Medical Surgery, or transplant experience preferred

OnCall requirements