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Registered Nurse - Kidney Transplant Coordinator - 24-Hour On-Call

Los Angeles, California

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Responsibilities

Requisition # HRC0706539

Are you ready to bring your clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States for transplant services? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

With world-class surgical and medical proficiency in lung, heart, liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation, the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center is one of the most successful facilities of its kind. Here, patients find a compassionate environment and hope for a longer, healthier life.

As a Kidney Transplant Coordinator you will be responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of care for patients throughout the continuum of transplant services. The Transplant Coordinator will oversee donor offers and coordinate with all interdisciplinary services to determine viability.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Serves as the on-call coordinator for the interdisciplinary team, including: physicians, nurses, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, financial analysts, case managers, and support staff.
  • Communicates with the Organ Procurement Organizations, exhibits knowledge and ability to facilitate the transplant process when organ becomes available to the transplant candidate.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in managing donor and transplant recipient care
  • Responds to patient calls and clinical concerns and appropriately documents in patient’s medical record.
  • Collects/documents data to meet clinical, regulatory (OPTN/UNOS/MCS), financial requirements
  • Participates in the development and implementation of practice guidelines, protocols, pathways, performance improvement and research activities.
  • Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates educational programs/projects for patients, personnel, and the community. Represents the Medical Center at regional and national meetings/conferences.

This is a 24-hour on-call position. You can expect to be scheduled to work seven or eight 24-hour days each month. A six-week schedule would consist of 3/24-hour shifts in a pay period with a rotating 4th 24-hour shift every 3rd pay period.

Education:

  • BSN (Bachelor of Science, Nursing) required

License/Certifications:

  • Current, unrestricted California RN license required
  • BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
  • CCTN or CCRN Acute/Critical Care Nursing or PCCN Progressive Care Nursing Cert or other specialty certification required

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of nursing experience in acute care setting required
  • Organ transplantation experience preferred
  • At least 1 year of ICU experience required

 

 

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Transplant, Organ, Medical, Healthcare, Hospital, Telecommuter, Remote, Los Angeles, CA, California 

  • Working Title: Registered Nurse - Kidney Transplant Coordinator - 24-Hour On-Call
  • Department: Kidney Acquisition
  • Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Nursing
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 12 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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