REGISTERED NURSE TRANSPLANT COORDINATOR

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jun 08, 2017
Closes
Aug 15, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

We are seeking a Full-time Transplant Coordinator for our VAD (ventricular assist device) Transplant team at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Position Highlights:

    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 yearsStability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Career Growth: Position is open due to internal movement. We offer our employees yearly merit reviews, potential annual performance plus bonuses, and a competitive benefits program.Innovation: 112-bed quaternary care facility featuring state of the art equipment that is dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.Market: Sentara Heart Hospital is #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs. Only heart transplant center in this area.Nursing Excellence: We were the first hospital in the region to become a Magnet® recognized hospital. Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.

What you will do:

    Outpatient clinic for both pre and post heart and ventricular assist device transplants. We are open Monday - Friday between 8am and 5pm. On call is required. Coordinates activities related to organ donation and transplantation. Communicates effectively to donors, recipients, families, and care team members. Preferred ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of cardiac heart or VAD transplant experience in order to be successful in this role.

Coordinates the clinical management of the transplant/VAD patient including the transplant/VAD evaluation, the transplant/VAD process and follow-up care. Provides clinical leadership to care team members, allowing staff to plan, direct, manage outcomes and evaluate care.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - NURSING

Experience
Required: Related - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert Clinical Transplant Coord, Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Learning, Active Listening, Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Time Management, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Cert Clinical Transplant Coord (CCTC) required within two (2) years of hire. Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty.

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