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Lung Transplant Coordinator

Essex County NJ

Posted: 02/04/2019 Department: Nurse Job Number: 5250

Title: Lung Transplant Coordinator

Location: Essex County, NJ

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Nurse

Hours: Full-time

Description: Our client, a well-established, accredited hospital based, academic practice with a fellowship program is seeking to hire a Lung Transplant Coordinator. The Lung Transplant Coordinator will regulate all transplants from harvest coordination to communication with recipient and hospital staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with multidisciplinary team/consultants to ensure patient receives optimal care.
  • Collect health history and perform physical exams.
  • Document timely and accurately in the medical record to reflect patient statuses and needs.
  • Ensure all necessary multidisciplinary notes are available in the patient’s chart.
  • Identify the need for and provide staff education on a formal and informal basis.
  • Order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests and follow up as necessary.
  • Educate patient and family on post-operative care.
  • Respond to patient calls and questions to satisfy the need for additional information/requests.
  • Hold office hours to respond to patient questions by providing evidence-based disease process management.
  • Collaborate with multiple departments and the patient to coordinate the transplant evaluation process.

Education Requirements:

  • Certified Registered Nurse (BSN preferred)
  • Valid New Jersey License

Experience Requirements:

  • Prior experience as a Lung Transplant Coordinator
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