Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Kidney Transplant Coordinator in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your clinical expertise to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States for transplant services? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

With surgical and medical expertise in lung, heart, liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation, the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center is one of the most successful facilities of its kind. Here, patients find a compassionate environment and hope for a longer, healthier life.

Summary of Essential Duties:

As a Clinical Program Coordinator - Transplant, you will be responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of care for the patients throughout the continuum of services—from initial referral to follow-up care in Lung Transplant. We are seeking an expert RN to take responsibility for the following.

  • You will serve as the Lung Transplant Coordinator for the interdisciplinary team, including: Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Financial Analysts, Case Managers, and support staff.

  • Develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate educational programs/projects for patients, personnel, and the community.

  • Collects/documents data to meet clinical, financial, and regulatory requirements.

  • Participates in the development of guidelines, protocols, pathways, and other performance improvement activities. Participates in research activities.

  • Serves as a patient advocate throughout the patient care process. Represents the Medical Center at regional and national meetings/conferences.

  • The Transplant Coordinator provides nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, CSMC Code of Conduct, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan and Nursing Strategic Plan.

  • You will maintain competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patient with diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • You will identify the ability of the patients to follow directions/instructions and give consent.

  • You will determine safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment; and provide appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental achievements in the patient population.

Educational Requirements:

  • BSN degree required

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • A current California RN License

  • Specialty Certification

  • BLS from the American Heart Association

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of Acute Care Nursing experience required

  • Intensive Care Unit and/or Organ Transplantation experience preferred

  • Proven knowledge of case management

  • Demonstration of excellent organizational skills as well as interpersonal skills

  • Full command (verbal and written) of the English language

  • Experience in data management

Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

  • Sitting, walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 25 lbs. Exposure to normal office and clinic area noise.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.