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Transplant Lead- Pre Kidney Coordinator

Company: MUSC
Location: Charleston
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job 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. Each year, our talented surgical team performs hundreds of transplants to increase patients' longevity and quality of life. We consistently offer some of the shortest wait times and outcomes among the best in the nation.EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)Worker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-Type---RegularCost CenterCC000728 CHS - Transplant - Kidney Adult (Main)Pay Rate TypeHourlyPay GradeHealth-29Scheduled Weekly Hours40Work ShiftJob DescriptionJob Purpose: This position collaborates with physicians and other program staff to evaluate and manage patients in an ambulatory setting within offices located in the Roper MOB. The Transplant RN Coordinator collaborates with CTM's within the transplant team to retrieve and review medical history, educate patients and their families, and guide them through the transplant process -Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: - Monday - Friday

Job Summary: Under general supervision, the Ambulatory RN coordinator provides individualized, goal-directed patient care to patients and families at the expert level utilizing the principles and practices of the nursing process. Will work with a specific multidisciplinary disease team to deliver quality and safety of care through the continuum of care from the patient's first clinic visit, and throughout the continuation of their care while at MUSC as needed. Job duties include utilizing the nursing process (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation & Evaluation) in coordinating care for patients in the clinic setting. This includes order entry, patient message and phone call management, patient education, care planning, ensuring patient appointments are made, anticipating patient needs, and working closely with the RN Navigator between systems, locations, and types of therapy offered (Rad/Onc, Surgery, Chemotherapy, Palliative Care, Survival). They will also work closely with the other clinical team members (Physicians, APPs, CMAs, LPNs, RNs, Pharmacists, etc.) and coordinate care appropriately during clinic.

Minimum Training and Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing and three years related nursing experience. Some positions require certification as a generalist in a related specialty area by the American Nurses Association (ANA).

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or a compact state. Some positions require certification as a generalist in a related specialty area by the American Nurses Association (ANA). 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."Additional 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:

Keywords: MUSC, Charleston , Transplant Lead- Pre Kidney Coordinator, Other , Charleston, South Carolina

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