Transplant Clinical Coordinator – Uncertified – Transplant Institute – Orlando
Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Clinical Coordinator who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
Monday – Friday; 8am – 5pm
FH Transplant Institute (FHTI) Clinical Coordinators are members of a multidisciplinary team who work together to provide individualized care to patients who are seeking and/or have received an organ transplant. Responsibilities include coordinating patient care through all phases of transplantation which include pre-operative, peri-operative, and post-operative care and follow up. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Sound clinical judgment, decision making, and problem solving skills
Concise oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently as well as within a team-environment
Effective time management skills in high stress environment
Basic computer skills
Critical care experience or palliative care of patients with life-limiting or life-threatening illness
If in BMT unit – minimum of two years experience in field of leukemia, autologous, allogenic, and MUD transplantation; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Bilingual (English/Spanish) (Preferred)
BSN or Bachelor's degree in health related field (Preferred)
Teaching/preceptor experience (Preferred)
Transplant care experience (Preferred)
Nursing case management (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current, valid State of Florida license as a registered professional nurse
BLS (Basic Life Support)
If in BMT unit – ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Participates in 24-hr on-call schedule The following responsibilities and core competencies may vary by organ group
PRE-OPERATIVE: Facilitates/coordinates individualized evaluations for potential organ recipients or living donors which includes: collection of patient medical data, patient/family education, identification of co-morbidities/contraindications to transplant (or living donation), collaboration with transplant team members.
Communicates and collaborates with the appropriate multidisciplinary transplant team members and referring/treating physicians.
Maintains appropriate nursing documentation of evaluation process and progress
Utilizes knowledge/compliance with Organ Procurement Transplant Network and United Network for Organ Sharing. (OPTN/UNOS) policies and requirements
Coordinates care of candidate as needed while patient awaiting transplant or living donation
PERI-OPERATIVE: Coordinates potential transplant surgery Communicates with patient, transplant physicians, surgical team, donor team, and hospital departments to facilitate patient admissions for transplant or living donation.
Maintains appropriate documentation of transplant surgery per OPTN/UNOS/FHTI policy
POST-OPERATIVE: Coordinates patient care in outpatient setting to achieve optimal healthcare recovery
Reinforces patient education
Monitors/assesses patient for potential post transplant complications
Assesses patient compliance with post transplant plan of care and medication regimen
BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT: Coordinates the entry and the integration of patients into the program by facilitating appointments for tests, procedures, and required family services. Coordinates and expedites all BMT protocols and informed consents. Communicates and collaborates with multi-disciplinary team and other healthcare personnel relevant to the program and the status of upcoming patients
Coordinates/schedules the pre-bone marrow transplant evaluation for the patient and donor, when applicable
Coordinates/schedules the post-bone marrow transplant evaluation and testing according to patients' protocol and in collaboration with attending physicians and office protocol
Performs calendar mapping for transplant conditioning
Communicates with cryopreservation laboratory to coordinate bone marrow harvesting, processing, cryopreservation, and reinfusions
Communicates the schedule for stem cell collections/harvest with the dialysis department
Coordinates financial authorizations for BMT care with PFS, Managed Care, and BMT center administration by communication with insurance provides and case managers
Coordinate with the blood bank to facilitate designated donor and phereses blood products for the patient
Facilitates patient and family education regarding all aspects of GMT care with assistance of primary care nurse. Assists in development of BMT education tools to be used in BMT patient teaching.
Completes NMDP Traxis searches, assistant in locating donors both related and unrelated through HLA typing.
Assists in updating protocols in collaboration with the medical director, protocol nurse, and patient
Assists in data collection for the program and reporting for Managed Care contracts
Participates in activities, hospital committees, and professional organizations relevant to BMT
Provides clinical support when needed to clinical staff nurses and trains new employees for the various duties required of a BMT care coordinator.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Transplant Clinical Coordinator opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to ...heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.