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RN Transplant Coordinator

Virginia Mason Medical Center


Location:
Seattle, WA 98104
Date:
10/15/2020
2020-10-152020-11-21
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Job Details

Job Number: 201750\n

Department: Kidney/Panc Xplant Program\n

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm\n

RN Transplant Coordinator
Department: Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Program (Pre-Transplant)

Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  The Virginia Mason Transplant Department in Seattle, WA, is seeing an RN, Transplant Coordinator to join our busy pre-transplant team.  As a Transplant Coordinator you will:

  •  Provide extensive pre-transplant teaching for the patient and family members. 
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team for care-planning and transplant preparation.

  • Consult with patients during pre-transplant period

  • Prepare living donor recipients for their living donor transplant

  • Act as a liaison between patients, referring providers, dialysis team and the transplant program.

  • Triage questions from pre-transplant patients

  • Review outside records to coordinate and ensure all health maintenance completed before transplant. 

  • Provide cross-coverage for other transplant RN coordinators (living donor or post-transplant roles)

    As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care.

    The Virginia Mason Transplant Center in Seattle, WA, is a leader in kidney and pancreas transplant procedures in the Puget Sound region. Virginia Mason was the first medical center in the Pacific Northwest to earn designation as a Donor Care Network Center of Excellence by the National Kidney Registry. Our transplant program serves a large area, providing transplants for patients in Alaska, Montana and Washington. The transplant program has been designed to serve the special needs of patients, families and referring physicians who live great distances from Seattle.


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

                          

     


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    Qualifications:

    Requirements: 

    A Washington State Registered Nursing License is required for this position.  BSN preferred.


    This position also requires an understanding of the complexity of the illnesses manifested by patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) along with the risk factors involved and the diagnostic and treatment options available.


    Thorough understanding of the nationwide system of organ procurement and distribution is necessary; knowledge of how to activate patients in the national registry and the procedure for acceptance of organs is recommended.


    Understanding of the intricacies of organ allocation both from a practical standpoint as well as having the ability to explain this to patients is another vital component of this position.


    This position also requires excellent communication and organization skills and proficient computer ability.


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    Virginia\nMason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With\ncontinuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance,\nyou will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and\nrefreshing. 

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    \n\nThere\nis also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of\nthe Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of\nthe most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor\npursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.  

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    We\nare an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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    Experience: 8:00am - 4:30pm

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