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Transplant RN Program Manager

Company: MUSC
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description SummaryOur Transplant center serves both Adult and Pediatric patients offering complete care for those undergoing organ transplantation, including heart, lung, kidney, liver and pancreas. The transplant program manager is responsible for overseeing transplant program and is expected to provide oversight, have a deep understanding of organ allocation policies, organ-specific workflows, and manage the day-to-day operations of the transplant teams.EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)Worker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-Type‚ÄčRegularCost CenterCC000722 CHS - Transplant - Heart Adult (Main)Pay Rate TypeSalaryPay GradeHealth-31Scheduled Weekly Hours40Work ShiftJob DescriptionThe Thoracic Transplant RN Programs Manager reports to the Director of Ambulatory Services for Transplant. Under general supervision, the Transplant Programs Manager is responsible for multiple programs within the Transplant ICCE. This position promotes quality care for the specific patient population utilizing advanced clinical management, consultation, education and research. This role supervises and provides clinical guidance to staff to ensure consistent practices, excellent quality care and daily operational effectiveness. The Transplant Programs Manager develops and implements clinical pathway guidelines; evaluates outcomes; coordinates staff development; and assists with departmental orientation.Education and Minimum Requirements: A minimum of Bachelors in Nursing with a Master of Nursing (MSN) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from an accredited school of nursing within two (2) years of hire. A minimum of five (5) years of RN nursing work experience required, with demonstrated leadership experience. Current South Carolina licensure or compact state required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider. Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) is preferred.- Extensive knowledge of Transplant Programs, Organ Allocation, Transplant related polices preferred. - At least 3 years Transplant related experience preferredAdditional Job DescriptionPhysical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positons) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positons) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)*If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need. Medical University of South Carolina participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

Keywords: MUSC, Charleston , Transplant RN Program Manager, Executive , Charleston, South Carolina

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