Transplant Program Specialist

Dignity Health Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved.

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Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S.

News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

ResponsibilitiesJOIN US NOW as we are seeking a qualified Pulmonary Transplant Program Specialist who is a member of the transplant team responsible for coordination of the transplant process from candidate referral, evaluation, acceptance, transplant and follow-up. Our Transplant Coordinator serves as a critical resource to staff and multi-disciplinary team and community caring for transplant patients. and also demonstrates knowledge and skills in the care of patients with end-stage pulmonary disease, from adolescent to adult, and will play a role in the holistic evaluation of patient(s) for transplant. This position also maintains UNOS compliance, QA/QI and assists in the process of program certification by UNOS and Medicare and in collaboration with the program Medical Director and Transplant Administrator, provides for timely data input and transplant data management, as well as, assists in developing policies and procedures, order sets and pathways to improve overall quality of care and program development. The successful candidate must possess skill in the area of critical thinking, interpersonal communication, conflict management; problem solving, autonomy and decision-making are highly desirable. On call required. Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.QualificationsMinimum: Three (3) years experience with patients in a transplant setting and/or 3 years experience in an intensive care setting Graduate of accredited school of NursingCurrent Arizona RN license or Compact State license in good standing Preferred:BSN or higher degree Critical care/cardiothoracic experience Experience with transplant program development Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC)



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Transplant Program Specialist

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