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Transplant Coordinator in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/26/2019

Job Description

Renowned healthcare organization seeks as a Registered Nurse to serve a Transplant Coordinator.


Responsibilities: 

  • Respond to referrals at area hospitals evaluating potential organ donors for medical suitability and offering the opportunity of donation to potential donor families in a compassionate and respectful manner.
  • Communicate with hospital health care team members to determine patient’s hospital course and family’s understanding of patient’s condition. 
  • Consults and collaborates with hospital medical staff to provide optimal medical management of potential donors and to maximize organ suitability. 
  • Allocate donated organs to transplant centers, in accordance with UNOS policies, and coordinate multi-organ recovery procedures.
  • Make transportation arrangements for surgical teams, schedule OR time, assist with the need for temporary privileges, supplies and equipment needed for surgery.
  • Work to promote awareness and education about organ and tissue donation to healthcare professionals and the general public through hospital development and community outreach.


Qualifications:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse
  • 2 years of Critical Care experience, transplant experience not required
  • BSN preferred

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