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  • Transplant Program Specialist

    Job ID
    2017-44502
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Organ Transplant - Liver
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    8am - 5pm
  • Overview

    Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

    Responsibilities

    Our Transplant Program Specialist (Liver) is a member of the transplant team responsible for coordination of the transplant process from candidate referral, evaluation, acceptance, transplant and follow-up. Incumbent serves as a resource to staff and multi-disciplinary team and community caring for transplant patients. Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the care of patients with end-stage pulmonary disease, from adolescent to adult, and will play a role in the holistic evaluation of patient(s) for transplant. Skills in the area of critical thinking, interpersonal communication, conflict management, problem solving, autonomy and decision-making are highly desirable. Maintains UNOS compliance, QA/QI and Teidi Forms. Assists in the process of program certification by UNOS and Medicare. In collaboration with the program Medical Director and Transplant administrator, provides for timely data input and transplant data management. Assists in developing policies and procedures, order sets and pathways to improve overall quality of care and program development. On Call nights and weekends required.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Three years experience with patients in a transplant setting and/or 3 years experience in an intensive care setting

    Graduate of accredited school of nursing

    Current Arizona Registered Nurse license or compact state license

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Critical care/cardiothoracic experience

    BSN or higher degree preferred

     

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