Fairview Health Services is looking for a Transplant Coordinator to work out of the U of M Masonic Children's Hospital. This is a full time benefit eligibleposition that will primarily be working in Post Transplant.
The Transplant Coordinator is responsible for coordination and preparation of patients for organ transplantation and the long-term management of patients after transplant through collaboration with various members of the interdisciplinary team.
Coordinate patient care in both pre- and post-transplant phases
Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members within the organization and outside community partners
Act as a liaison for transplant physicians to implement medical management of conditions
Provide telephone triage and make patient care decisions based on patient symptom assessment and evaluation, laboratory results, and patient condition changes
Apply appropriate medical interventions and transplant protocols based on patient assessment, laboratory results, and patient condition changes
Assumes on-call responsibilities after office hours by providing a resource for medical triage. Acts as transplant coordinator when donor organ becomes available.
Provides on-going education to patients and families
Collaborate with other members of the clinical team to improve patient care and benchmarks through quality improvement projects
Participate in the development and revision of protocols
Maintain knowledge of current practices in transplantation, nursing, and healthcare
Preoperative workup- Patient and family education and introduction of concept. (What VAD is, lifestyle changes, discharge planning.
Pre-discharge care- Patient and family education, preparation for emergency response, lifestyle changes, etc. Sets up contacts with the community (home care agency, etc.)
Post-discharge- 24/7 phone coverage, emergency response with emergency provider resource. (per national requirements.) Educate cardiac rehab program receiving patient. Manage ED visits, clinic visits, outpatient procedures (e.g. cath lab)
BA/BS in Nursing
3-5 years acute care experience in ICU, CCU, Transplant, Acute Care Med-Surg
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Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.