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MC Pre-Transplant Coord, Baltimore, Maryland

CategoryHealth Care General
CountryUnited States
What You Will Do:

Pre-Transplant Coord - Kidney
Full-time - Day
Transplant Department - UMMC

University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has achieved Magnet status in recognition of the hospital nursing excellence. UMMC is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care. It has more than 35,000 inpatient admissions and 165,000 outpatient visits each year. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (also known as Shock Trauma) is the world's first center dedicated to saving lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions, violent crimes and other traumatic incidents.Our vision is to provide high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide.

Be Part of Something Greater!

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under general supervision, provides and coordinates the care provided to transplant patients in the pre-transplant phase of care. Serves as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team. Demonstrates and models the full range of professional practice in the delivery of patient care and in participation of the development of strategies to improve patient outcomes, satisfaction with service and cost effectiveness. Is accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during the pre-transplant phase. Is accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice within the Department of Transplantation. Responsibilities:
  • Provides comprehensive patient care to and coordinates multidisciplinary care for solid organ pre-transplant candidates.
  • Provides outpatient follow up pre transplant, interacting with all disciplines as necessary.
  • Provides direct support to physicians and patients 24 hours a day as organs become available for transplantation.
  • Coordinates data collection for transplant patients.
  • Maintains transplant waiting list, including direct contact with Organ Procurement Organization.
  • Assists financial counselor, nutritionist, pharmacist, and social worker with patient issues/information as necessary.
  • Provides ongoing patient/family education and support.
  • Collaborates with team members at transplant patient care meetings by preparing data and maintaining a record of proceedings.
  • Develops and maintains accuracy of all transplant related protocols.
  • Assists the Medical Director in a variety of areas to facilitate the Transplant Program.
  • Assists with promotion of the transplant program through interaction with referring physicians, other medical institutions and education of dialysis unit staff.
  • Contact Meena Williamson, Senior Recruiter, 443-615-1335, or Meena.Williamson@umm.edu

    What You Need to Be Successful:

    • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.
    • BSN preferred.
    • Dialysis, Critical Care, or Transplant experience is preferred.
    • Must obtain NATCO certification within 2 years of hire, or within a timeframe determined by management. Must maintain certification once NATCO certified.
    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
    EmployerUniversity of Maryland Medical Center