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Transplant Coordinator - Heart

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Requisition # HRC0794072

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 expert 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.

More than a thousand patients have undergone transplants at Cedars-Sinai since the Heart Transplant Program was established in 1988, according to UNOS. Because we treat more of these patients than any other center in the United States, we can tailor our approach to each individual's needs.

 

Essential Job Duties:

  • The Heart Transplant Coordinator is responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of care for the patients throughout the continuum of services—from initial referral to follow-up care.

  • Serves as the primary coordinator for the interdisciplinary team, including: physicians, nurses, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, financial analysts, case managers, and support staff.

  • Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates educational programs/projects for patients, personnel, and the community.

  • Collects/documents data to meet clinical, financial, and regulatory requirements.

  • Participates in the development of guidelines, protocols, pathways, and other performance improvement and research activities.

  • Serves as a patient advocate throughout the patient care process.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:

  • BSN degree required

 

License/Certifications:

  • Current California RN License required

  • BLS from the American Heart Association required

  • CCRN Acute/Critical Care Nursing, PCCN Progressive Care Nursing or other specialty certification required

  • Certified Clinical Transplant Nurse (CCTN) preferred (or willing to obtain within one year from start date)

 

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • At least 1 year of Critical Care experience required, preferably in a cardiac setting

  • Organ transplantation experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of case management required

  • Experience in data management preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively coordinate all aspects of patient care required

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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). 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 March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

Educational Requirements: Bachelors of Science in Nursing, required

Licenses:
Registered Nurse License, California
CCTN or CCRN Acute/Critical Care Nursing or PCCN Progressive Care Nursing Cert or other specialty 
certification 
(or willing to obtain within one year from start date)

Experience:
3 years Acute Care experience required
Transplant experience, preferred
Cardiac acute care experience required

Physical Demands:
Lifting up to 20 lbs
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  • Working Title: Transplant Coordinator - Heart
  • Department: Heart Operations
  • Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Clinical Operations
  • Job Specialty: Clinical Operations
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 10 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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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