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Registered Nurse - Transplant Coordinator - Atrium Health Transplant/Liver Adult FT

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 115735
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday - Friday 800-430 with rotating call shifts
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011040031152-Transplant - Liver Adult


Job Summary
The RN Transplant is a professional registered nurse and a designated member of the
transplant team who provides comprehensive nursing care through skillful assessment,
diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in
accordance with facility or department policies, procedures, and/or protocols under the
supervision of the nursing leader. The RN works with patients and their families
beginning with the evaluation and will continue through the transplant process. The RN
assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job
responsibilities in a safe manner. The RN maintains clinical and professional
competency as appropriate to the population of patients served. A registered nurse’s
practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements.
Essential Functions
• Assures that required tests are completed and reviewed per transplant specific
• Analyzes test results and diagnostic studies and develops a plan that prescribes
strategies to obtain expected measurable outcomes.
• Interprets eligibility criteria to identify high-risk recipients and donors; schedules
appropriate consultations to ensure all health needs are met prior to transplant.
Communicates eligibility with multidisciplinary team.
• Identifies and communicates health related problems that may increase
transplant related morbidity and mortality.
• Coordinates procurement of donor cells/organs while complying with HIPPA
• Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings to develop and implement a
comprehensive plan of care.
• Conducts ongoing evaluation of transplant recipients to include effectiveness of
intervention and attainment of goals and outcomes.
• Provides education pre- and post-transplant to recipients, donors, and caregivers
through 1:1 consultations and group classes.
• Seeks knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and
promotes futuristic thinking.
• Assist in development of policies and procedures reflective to current
practice/literature/accreditation standards.
• Participate in committees, shared governance, or facility decision making
activities, developing, and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes
and promotion.
• Participates in quality and performance improvement activities.
• Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain evidence-based
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nursing services that are safe, effective, and fiscally responsible.
• Promotes evidence-based practice for the Transplant Center treatment

Physical Requirements 

Fast-paced clinic and inpatient setting. Involves standing, walking, and bending

Education, Experience and Certifications

• Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works.

• BSN required. RN candidates for external hire or internal promotion without BSN must be enrolled in a BSN program upon hire/transfer date and must complete program within 3 years of enrollment in the program.

• 5 years nursing experience including critical/acute care preferred, and experience in at least one of the following: end stage organ disease, solid organ transplantation, hematology, and/or blood and marrow transplantation preferred.

• Previous management experience preferred. Leadership skills demonstrated by an increase of responsibilities which may include working in the role of charge nurse, preceptor, administration, or participation in professional organizations/committees preferred.

• Ability to obtain and maintain the American Board of Transplant Coordination Certification (CCTC) preferred, required within two years of employment.

• CPR Certification required.

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