Heart Transplant Coordinator RN II in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital

Heart Transplant Coordinator RN II

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Registered Nurse • Job ID: 468952
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Introduction

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Methodist Hospital our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Transplant Coordinator II to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At Methodist Hospital, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Transplant Coordinator II opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluation for patients suffering from chronic organ failure, end stage organ disease, ventricular assist device and transplant patients. The RN coordinates care delivered by other members of the transplant team to affect the positive outcomes for the patient.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Formulates and updates appropriate plan of care that addresses: educational, financial, age specific, biosocial, and discharge planning needs. Performs appropriate assessments to include psychological, physical, environmental and functional needs. Must be able to perform duties independently and meet deadlines. Documents assessments, interventions, and followup accurately and timely.

2. Communicates effectively with Transplant/VAD team, patients, family members, and physician.

3. Provides patient, family and community education, specific to the patients’ disease process and the plan of care for the transplant/VAD patient. Facilitates patient and family through the transplant/VAD process. Serves as a resource for education on Ventricular Assist Devices, transplantation for patient, patient family, staff, hospital, and community.

4. Assists with development and/or update of policies and procedures, Support and implement change, programs, and goals of the transplant/VAD program.

5. Maintains and advances own clinical growth through self-directed learning, continuing education, and professional networking.

6. Responsible for coordination and scheduling all patients’ testing for transplant evaluation. Will compile, review and document testing results for patient selection committee. Will place appropriate patients on the UNOS waiting list and say current on all UNOS documentation.

Additional Job Functions:

1. Supports the mission and vision of the Methodist Healthcare System and demonstrates excellent customer service at all times.

2. Understands and is committed to helping the Methodist Healthcare System and its associated facilities achieve its goals.

3. Must learn and comply with System and facility safety policies and rules; must use appropriate safety equipment and procedures at all times; must immediately report all unsafe conditions to supervisors; must be familiar with all safety features of equipment, tools or materials encompassed by job duties; and must check with supervisors (prior to job performance) if there is a question as to the safe procedure to be used for any job function.

4. Adheres to the MHS Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by our patients, colleagues and the community. Understands the personal obligation to report any activity that appears to violate applicable laws, rules regulations or the Code of Conduct itself.

5. Must be able to perform all essential job functions while on duty, including adequate performance of duty while taking any legally prescribed medications, which may cause adverse reactions to the performance of your essential job skills.

6. Will take “call.”

7. Completes other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

At least 3 years RN experience.

Minimum License and Certificates Required:

Must have a valid Texas RN license.

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Transplant Coordinator II opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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