Transplant Coordinator RN

CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Published
April 8, 2021
Location
Houston, TX
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Description

Overview:

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke's Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke's also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Position Summary

Provides coordination of all aspects of the transplant service in order to maintain an organized and efficient program and ensure quality patient care.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

Working as a RN Coordinator in our Lung Transplant Clinic offers a variety of clinical challenges to nurses choosing this clinical area.

Your care focuses on the medical, surgical and educational care of patients. You will interact with patients and their family as you advocate with multidisciplinary care teams.

Plan and render pre and post-transplant care for the patient
Organize donor/recipient status at time of transplant
Develop and prepare educational materials, and provide teaching and education to patient and their family regarding Lung transplant and the care needed post-transplant
24 hour call responsibility on a rotating basis


Qualifications

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse

Minimum Experience:

  • Three (3) Years' Experience years of related work experience in ICU, Dialysis Unit and/or Transplant
    Skills: ICU / Critical Care / Intensive Care Unit / High Acuity / Invasive Surgical Care / Trauma / Organ Failure / Planning / Monitoring / Central Line / Medication Management / Collaboration / Physician Relations / Compassion / Patient Education / Caregiver Education / Vent Facilitation / Direct Patient Care / Transplant

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