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Lung Transplant Coordinator (RN)

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesJob Summary: Coordinate the required testing and follow-up for potential lung transplant candidates, lung transplant candidates (waitlist management), and lung transplant recipients. Maintain adherence to regulatory requirements of the United Network Organ Sharing (UNOS) bylaws, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and Joint Commission (JC) regulatory bodies. The transplant coordinator will share on-call responsibilities for the lung transplant program, which includes collaborating with Gift of Life, medical and surgical teams on the inpatient and outpatient services, all members of the multidisciplinary team and consulting specialists as indicated. The transplant coordinator will also support the outpatient transplant clinics, round on in patients, and coordinate the follow up care of transplant patients in all phases of the transplant.Qualifications\tMust have a minimum of 3 years' experience with advanced lung/pulmonary and/or lung transplant patients\tMust have Bachelors of Science in Nursing\tMust have previous critical care experience \tCCTC certification within 2 years of becoming eligible to sit for the exam\tStrong communications and writing skills\tProficiency with Microsoft Office computer applicationsConditions of EmploymentCovid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.Closing StatementJefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds. Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science. Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet --designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.Jefferson's mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results. \tOUR MISSION: We improve lives.\tOUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value\tOUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Lung Transplant Coordinator (RN), Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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