Registered Nurse - Heart Transplant Coordinator (Davis)

  • Davis, CA


: $79,610.00 - $151,210.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

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Requisition # 19003117
This is a golden age of heart transplantation, and the Heart Transplant Program at the Smidt Heart Institute is a trailblazer for the procedure in the United States and around the world.

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 Clinical Program Coordinator, Transplant 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.


  • BSN degree required


  • Current California RN License
  • BLS from the American Heart Association required
  • Specialty Certification required (or must be willing to obtain within one year from date of hire)


  • A minimum of 5 years of acute care nursing experience required
  • Critical Care experience in a cardiac setting preferred
  • Organ transplantation experience preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of case management
  • Experience in date management
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively coordinate all aspects of patient care

Keywords: Transplant, Heart, Cardiac, Cardio, Cardiovascular, STEMI, Registered Nurse, RN, Coordinator, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California

  • Working Title: Registered Nurse - Heart Transplant Coordinator
  • Department: Heart Acquisition
  • Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Nursing
  • 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 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.

Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, hospice, infusion, intensive, maternal, mhb, nurse rn, registed, transitional

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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