Clinical Coordinator Uncertified - Kidney Transplant FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    10/13/2021
  • Job ID:
    21032782
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Clinical Coordinator Uncertified – Kidney Transplant – AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address:  601 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32801

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift:

  •  Full Time, Days
  • Participates in 24-hr on-call schedule

You Will Be Responsible For:  

AH Transplant Institute (AHTI) Clinical Coordinators are members of a multidisciplinary team who work together to provide individualized care to patients who are seeking and/or have received an organ transplant.  Responsibilities include coordinating patient care through all phases of transplantation which include pre-operative, peri-operative, and post-operative care and follow up.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Critical care experience or palliative care of patients with life-limiting or life-threatening illness
  • If in BMT unit – minimum of two years experience in field of leukemia, autologous, allogenic, and MUD transplantation; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • BSN or Bachelor’s degree in health related field
  • Teaching/preceptor experience
  • Transplant care experience
  • Nursing case management

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Strong assessment skills
  • Sound clinical judgment, decision making, and problem-solving skills
  • Concise oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team-environment
  • Effective time management skills in high stress environment
  • Basic computer skills

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Job Summary:

The following responsibilities and core competencies may vary by organ group

PRE-OPERATIVE:

  • Facilitates/coordinates individualized evaluations for potential organ recipients or living donors which includes: collection of patient medical data, patient/family education, identification of co-morbidities/contraindications to transplant (or living donation), collaboration with transplant team members.
  • Communicates and collaborates with the appropriate multidisciplinary transplant team members and referring/treating physicians.
  • Maintains appropriate nursing documentation of evaluation process and progress
  • Utilizes knowledge/compliance with Organ Procurement Transplant Network and United Network for Organ Sharing. (OPTN/UNOS) policies and requirements
  • Coordinates care of candidate as needed while patient awaiting transplant or living donation

PERI-OPERATIVE:

Coordinates potential transplant surgery

  • Communicates with patient, transplant physicians, surgical team, donor team, and hospital departments to facilitate patient admissions for transplant or living donation.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of transplant surgery per OPTN/UNOS/AHTI policy

POST-OPERATIVE:

  • Coordinates patient care in outpatient setting to achieve optimal healthcare recovery
  • Reinforces patient education
  • Monitors/assesses patient for potential post transplant complications
  • Assesses patient compliance with post transplant plan of care and medication regimen

BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT:

  • Coordinates the entry and the integration of patients into the program by facilitating appointments for tests, procedures, and required family services. Coordinates and expedites all BMT protocols and informed consents.  Communicates and collaborates with multi-disciplinary team and other healthcare personnel relevant to the program and the status of upcoming patients
    • Coordinates/schedules the pre-bone marrow transplant evaluation for the patient and donor, when applicable
    • Coordinates/schedules the post-bone marrow transplant evaluation and testing according to patients’ protocol and in collaboration with attending physicians and office protocol
    • Performs calendar mapping for transplant conditioning
  • Communicates with cryopreservation laboratory to coordinate bone marrow harvesting, processing, cryopreservation, and reinfusions
  • Communicates the schedule for stem cell collections/harvest with the dialysis department
  • Coordinates financial authorizations for BMT care with PFS, Managed Care, and BMT center administration by communication with insurance provides and case managers
  • Coordinate with the blood bank to facilitate designated donor and phereses blood products for the patient
  • Facilitates patient and family education regarding all aspects of GMT care with assistance of primary care nurse.  Assists in development of BMT education tools to be used in BMT patient teaching.
  • Completes NMDP Traxis searches, assistant in locating donors both related and unrelated through HLA typing.
  • Assists in updating protocols in collaboration with the medical director, protocol nurse, and patient
  • Assists in data collection for the program and reporting for Managed Care contracts
  • Participates in activities, hospital committees, and professional organizations relevant to BMT
  • Provides clinical support when needed to clinical staff nurses and trains new employees for the various duties required of a BMT care coordinator.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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