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Transplant Clinical Coordinator – Uncertified – Heart Transplant – Orlando in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    4/16/2019
  • Job ID:
    279282
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description



Transplant Clinical Coordinator – Uncertified – Heart Transplant – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Transplant Clinical Coordinator who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-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/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm



Job Summary:

FH Transplant Institute (FHTI) 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.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience 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
  • 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
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) (Preferred)
  • BSN or Bachelor’s degree in health related field (Preferred)
  • Teaching/preceptor experience (Preferred)
  • Transplant care experience (Preferred)
  • Nursing case management (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current, valid State of Florida license as a registered professional nurse
  • BLS (Basic Life Support)
  • If in BMT unit – ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) (Preferred)


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it

  • Participates in 24-hr on-call schedule
  • 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/FHTI 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.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Transplant Clinical Coordinator opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Clinical, Coordinator, Transplant, Heart Transplant, Orlando



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Apr 16, 2019, 9:31:05 AM

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