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Dept Name- Transplantation Institute- Kidney Transplant Services REQ # 2525840
Job Title: RN Transplant Coordinator
Role and Responsibilities:
The Transplant Coordinator is a
Registered Professional Nurse with specific knowledge and skills who
participates in the coordination of clinical programs and services for
designated patient populations within the Transplantation Institute.
1. Coordinates the multidisciplinary screening of patients being followed in the transplant clinic. This includes the transplant director and surgeons, nephrologists, tissue typing laboratories, urology services and ancillary services.
2. Ensures all necessary lab tests are performed on potential transplant candidates and that results are updated as required.
3. Participates in making recommendations regarding placing as patient on the transplant waiting list.
4. Communicates with all active transplant candidates regarding waiting list status on an ongoing basis.
5. Assists in organ procurement team with donor screening and procurement coordination, especially at MSMC and satellite.
6. Follows patients during their hospitalization and coordinates works with transplant team to coordinate consulting services as needed
7. Prepares patient and family for transition to home. Supervises instructions regarding medication, diet, exercise, contraindications and outpatient follow-up protocols.
8. Assesses continued recover of patient through visits, scheduling of blood tests, E K Gs, comprehensive evaluations, etc.
9. Supports the mission, philosophy, goals and objectives of the Department of Nursing and The Mount Sinai Medical Center.
10. Maintains clinical competence in this advanced specialization of nursing practice.
11. Is responsible and accountable for his/her own nursing practice.
12. Advocates the highest standards of nursing practice.
13. Approaches patients, families and other members of the health care team in a professional, respectful manner.
14. Serves as a clinical role model and resource to the nursing staff
15. Serves as a professional resource to other members of the health care team.
16. Demonstrates professional involvement by:
Attending and participating in workshops, seminars, and courses as presenter or author;
Keeping abreast of current literature and trends in practice; Participating in related professional organizations
17. Considers ethical issues in professional nursing practice.
18. Treats co-workers, patients and families with dignity and respect.
19. Is open and responsive to the diverse backgrounds and experience of other people, and promotes and environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity.
20. Maintains attendance and punctuality record in accordance with departmental standards.
21. Adheres to dress code in accordance with departmental policy.
22. Collaborates with other members of the health care team in the development, implementation, and ongoing review of policies, procedures, and standards of care for designated patient populations.
23. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital, departmental and care center standards, policies, procedures and guidelines as well as regulatory agency standards.
24. Participates in the development and implementation of continuous quality improvement programs.
25. Participates in risk management activities including identifying and communicating issues of risk in a timely manner.
26. Participates in committee activities.
27. Is aware of and responsive to budgetary constraints and incorporates financial principles into program development and allocation of resources.
28. Recognizes each individual's right to health care unrestricted by age, race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or source of payment.
29. Assists in the performance appraisal process of designated Nursing
NYS RN with BSN
and BCLS, and at least 2 years of acute care nursing with experience with
nephrology patient population. Proven
progressive responsibility is essential.
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.