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Transplant Coordinator (Transplant Clinic)

Job ID: 969620
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Kidney Acquisition
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Apr 24, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

Deliver direct, quality patient care, utilizing a basic clinical skill level and knowledge base. Develop, implements and evaluates/revises the interdisciplinary plan of care.

Facilitates and coordinates best practice standards for Transplant and Living Donor patients throughout their transplant journey

Manages all aspects living donor evaluations and transplant recipient evaluations.

Provides direct patient care to post transplant patients in the clinic and coordinates their post operative care.

Provides patient education for all patients seen in the transplant clinics and/or their primary caregivers.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates understanding of living donor and recipient selection criteria and understanding of absolute and relative contra-indications to live donation and transplantation.
  • Recognizes need of donor/recipient informed decision, and necessity of confidentiality. Ensures process of informed choice has been followed according to ECU Health policy, transplant center protocol and UNOS requirements.
  • Applies knowledge of growth, development, and educational and cultural background during live donor candidate/recipient candidate and family interactions.
  • Identifies donor/recipient learning needs, coping skills, decision making process, long term expectations and commitment regarding the donation/transplantation process.
  • Coordinates with multidisciplinary team to provide age specific, direct patient care during the transplant or donation process and post transplant period. 

Minimum Requirements

  • BSN preferred; ADN with a minimum of two years of medical/surgical experience.
  • Current valid NC Nursing License required.
  • More than 2 years of previous experience in a health care setting is necessary.
  • Work experience with ESRD or transplant patients is preferred.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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