Transplant Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Transplant Coordinator

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Registered Nurse • Job ID: 01588-126300

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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Liver Transplant department. Submit your application today!
 
Benefits:
 
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase and student loan repayment program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
 
 
Seeking a Liver Transplant Coordinator to join our team who will be responsible for assessment of needs, education, and coordination of the care transplant patients and their families require throughout the transplantation process. The Liver Transplant Coordinator will communicate all aspects of the plan of care with patients, families and other members of the Transplant Team, other health care providers, and payers.
 
What you will do in this role:
  • You will monitor patient/family before, during and after transplantation for physical, emotional, psychosocial, and financial needs and intervenes when appropriate. You will also refer patients to members of the transplant team (chaplain, counselor, nutritionist, oncology support team, and financial advisors) as needed, and/or utilizes community resources when appropriate.
  • You will coordinate the patient and donor pre-admission work-up and visits and gather and review all pertinent clinical information (including past treatments and outcomes) and presents this to the transplant physician with special notes to abnormal results.
  • You will collaborate with direct health care providers to establish plan of care, facilitates continuity of care across departments (both in-patient and out-patient) within hospital and home health providers.
  • You will coordinate all services for Liver transplant patients, and oversees National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) processes as needed and the transfer of patient care from Liver Transplant Program back to referring physician and is responsible for long-term follow-up, which includes but is not limited to: periodic updates on patient condition, coordinating follow-up visits with transplant physician and referring physician, and coordinating provision of post-discharge necessary services.
  • You will educate patients, their families, and donors to assist understanding of the disease, and processes and procedures surrounding pre- and post-transplant issues while acting as a resource for members of the interdisciplinary team on transplant care and protocols to promote positive outcomes for liver transplant patients.
  • You will communicate with interdisciplinary team members, patients and families, and payers in a timely manner to ensure comprehensive documentation.
  • You will perform admissions and continued stay reviews as needed.
  • You will be an advocate for patient’s benefits and manage outpatient drug benefits. You will investigate formulary and obtains overrides if needed and identify need for indigent drug program and coordinates the application process.
  • You will participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and rounds and/or, unit, departmental, and hospital-wide meetings or committees as indicated by role appropriateness.
  • You will keep current on requirements mandated by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), NMDP, and other regulatory bodies, monitors compliance.
 

Qualifications

What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing is preferred.
  • Three years recent clinical experience in blood and marrow transplant/oncology and experience in case management/utilization preferred.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.

In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.

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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