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RN Clinical Lung Transplant Coordinator

Company: Corewell Health
Location: Wyoming
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

About the Department:This department supports the collaboration efforts through patient and provider education, patient navigation, referring provider coordination, supporting consistent processes, and enabling strong and routine communication between East and West. This position would be employed by the CH-West Transplant Program but would be deployed at and embedded in the CH-East Royal Oak pulmonary practice. This individual would provide increased insight and enable increased connection to the East side providers and referring hospitals.About Royal Oak HospitalRecognized by U.S. News & World Report as the #2 hospital in Michigan and one of the top hospitals in the country. It is a major academic and referral center with Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma designations. The advanced capabilities and clinical expertise within this center have earned it Magnet designation four consecutive times and has the distinct honor of housing Michigan's first Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence.Scope of workCoordinates advanced lung disease and transplantation of all recipients. Provides follow-up and care across the continuum from advanced lung disease to pre-transplant, during transplant and post transplant. Collaborates with members of the health care team to enhance patient care by developing, supporting and educating nursing staff. Makes clinical judgments based upon a synthesis of current research, concepts, principles, theories, and outcomes to solve complex problems. An integral member of a larger interdisciplinary team contributing to excellence in patient care, research and teaching.

  • Facilitates advanced nursing care for patients before and after transplantation along the continuum of outpatient to inpatient as required.
  • Coordinates evaluation process for pre-transplant patients and living donors (as applicable) to ensure effective use of hospital and/or clinical resources.
  • Assesses post-transplant and post donation (as appropriate) organ function and general health status and collaboratively determines need for additional assessment or intervention.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of protocol and standards of care for the transplant patient in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Provides on-call coverage including coordination of activities prior to transplant, the transplantation process when a donor is available (24/7), communication between physicians, local organ procurement organization, patients/families and the medical team involved, blood bank in collaboration with the physician on-call.
  • Completes necessary documentation according to the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) guidelines including listing, status changes and post-transplant/post-donation (as applicable) follow-up information.
  • Communicates with multidisciplinary team members and patients and families in a timely manner in regard to patient care/issues and to develop discharge plans for patients pre-transplant or post-transplant including referrals for necessary discharge care. Maintains patient transplant record with current data to facilitate communication.
  • Educates patients, caregivers and hospital staff along the continuum by developing patient education materials or identifying external resources that are appropriate to assist understanding of processes and procedures surrounding pre-, peri and post-transplant issues.How we will care for you, while you care for our patients
    • Comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health, and work/life balance goals. Learn more here.
      • On-demand pay program powered by Payactiv
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      • Traditional and Roth retirement options with service contribution and match savingsQualifications
        • Required Bachelor's Degree Nursing
        • Preferred Master's Degree Nursing
          • 5 years of relevant experience nursing experience required
          • Program development preferred
          • MI Registered Nurse (RN) Required
            • Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association 90 Days required
            • Adv Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - AHA American Heart Association Solid Organ Transplant - Adult 1 Year required
            • Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) - ABTC American Board for Transplant Certification Solid Organ Transplant Upon Hire preferred#LI-CL Primary LocationSITE - 330 Barclay - Grand RapidsDepartment NameAdministration - Transplant - GREmployment TypeFull timeShiftDay (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours40Hours of Work8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Days WorkedMonday to FridayWeekend FrequencyN/ACURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only.Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

Keywords: Corewell Health, Wyoming , RN Clinical Lung Transplant Coordinator, Healthcare , Wyoming, Michigan

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