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Transplant Nurse Coordinator - Kidney or Liver

Requisition #: 524187
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: May 19, 2022

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Transplant Nurse Coordinator - Kidney or Liver You will have the opportunity to help patients and families navigate the transplant process. RNs will help prepare patients for transplantation or work with transplant recipients once they are discharged home. through arranging and monitoring required testing, providing education and ensuring that internal and external activities are coordinated. Nurse Coordinators will triage sick calls, educate the patients, counsel them on immunosuppression, order tests and labs, refill prescriptions, and obtain prior authorizations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of patient health status through diagnostic procedures and tests, review of labs and other clinical indicators
  • Provides patient care working closely with other members of the transplant team.
  • Collects and maintains data required for patient care, research and reporting to outside agencies.
  • Assumes responsibility for on call activities that include organizing transplants and triaging patient problems.

Shifts: Fulltime, 8 hour dayshift

Qualifications:

  • BSN/MSN from an accredited nursing program required.
  • Active Maryland or Compact RN license is required.
  • BLS CPR certification required: AHA, Red Cross, or Military Training Network accepted
  • Minimum of 3 years RN acute care med/surg work experience; work experience in Transplant specialty is preferred.
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information, and to make judgments regarding patient care
  • Ability to perform to patient triage simple and complex problems by telephone

Important Notices:

  • Effective January 1st 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your new employee pre-boarding. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted for medical reasons and religious beliefs. Requests for medical exceptions must be submitted at your occupational health screening. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Johns Hopkins Health System remains committed to providing the highest quality care for our patients and our communities.
  • Authorization to Work in the United States: Applicants who require sponsorship now or in the future will not be considered for this position.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

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