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RN/Transplant - Transplant Coordinator - Atrium Health's CMC

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 192949

Position Number: 00011247

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Transplant - Liver

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit



Job Summary
Professional registered nurse and a designated member of the transplant team whose primary responsibilities are directly involved with coordinating the clinical aspects of care. Works with the patients and their families beginning with the evaluation for transplantation and continuing through and after transplantation, in a compassionate and tactful manner in order to facilitate access to and provide continuity of care. Works with the other members of the transplant team including physicians, surgeons, nurses, social workers, financial coordinators and administrative team.

Essential Functions
  • Assures the performance of necessary studies to determine a patient's candidacy.
  • Assumes lead in directing responsibility of all patient and family education.
  • Assists the physician with inpatient rounds.
  • Contributes to the education and acts as the resource person regarding transplantation for all staff nurses.
  • Performs physical assessment of patients seen for outpatient biopsy visits, follows up with lab data and biopsy results with physicians and communicates changes in medicines with patient.
  • Coordinates comprehensive care with other team members (i.e. financial coordinator, social worker, dietician, etc).
  • Provides an environment conducive to optimal patient care and teammate safety in compliance with all local, state, federal, and institutional guidelines.
  • Evaluates personal performance by monitoring the responses from patients, their families, support teammates, health care team members, and the general public. In addition, further evaluate performance by comparing actual outcome to expectations and regulation.
  • Participates in teaching CORE classes.
Physical Requirements
Fast-paced clinic and inpatient setting. Involves standing, walking and bending.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. Current NC RN licensure required. MSN preferred. American Board of Transplant Coordinator Certification required within 2 years of hire. 5 years nursing experience required, to include a combination of end stage organ disease and transplant care/exposure, and experience in an outpatient transplant setting. BSN required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.


At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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