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RN Kidney Transplant Coordinator

Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Kidney and Liver Transplant Clinic at UT Southwestern Medical Center cares for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal and liver failure in a hospital-based outpatient setting. The clinic provides care and consultation for chronic kidney disease, liver failure, and hepatobiliary surgery. Patients who may be eligible for a transplant benefit from a multi-disciplinary approach that includes a team of transplant surgeons, nephrologists, endocrinologists, and immunologists as well as a social worker, dietician, pharmacist, financial coordinator, and transplant nurse coordinator. Experience and Education 3 - 4 years of Medical/Surgical or Intensive Care experience. Bachelor's degree in medical field required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Current Texas RN (or BNE Compact State) license required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Current CCTC preferred. Job Duties Collects relevant clinical data using a systematic and continuous process. Interprets tests and procedures based on established evidence based standard of care. Anticipates patient's and/or patient's family's expectations and needs and utilizes them in conjunction with assessment to develop appropriate plan of care for patient. Maintains and utilizes competencies per unit expectations. Synthesizes data and patient information relevant to organ specific transplantation. Utilizes critical thinking skills in planning and prioritizing nursing care. Identifies and implements appropriate nursing interventions based on assessment. Completes documentation of interventions. Coordinates interdisciplinary plan of care. Communicates plan of care with family, patient and transplant team members. Prioritizes nursing interventions based upon assessment. Identifies changes in condition as evidenced by assessment, labs, x-rays, etc. Reports changes and takes follow-up action as appropriate. Evaluates effectiveness of planned strategies in relation to the patient's attainment of expected outcomes. Uses ongoing assessment data to revise the plan of care and expected outcomes. Documents interventions and modifications to plan of care. Adheres to appropriate policies, procedures, clinical pathways, and nationally accepted standards of nursing practice while delivering care to patients. Suggests practices to enhance nursing care based on current literature and research. Provides transplant specific health teaching that addresses patient self-monitoring and promotes self-care. Completes documentation of all education provided. Obtains feedback and evaluation of understanding from patient and family. Demonstrates effective communication with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Describes/maintains compliance with transplant regulatory policies related to organ allocation, candidate listing, and ABO and UNOS ID verification for living donors and/or recipients. Advocates for the patient's medical and legal rights and promotes the informed consent process. Responds to patient's and/or family's complaints in appropriate & effective manner. Reports complaints to Clinical Nurse Manager or designee in timely manner. Utilizes chain of command to resolve issues. Serves as advocate to patient and family. Participates in QA/PI activities as directed. Attends at least 80% of scheduled staff meetings and 100% of mandatory educational sessions. Performs other duties as assigned. **Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Security This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , RN Kidney Transplant Coordinator, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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