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
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