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Clinical Transplant Coord-RN

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Date: Jun 19, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for coordinating the care of the post-transplant patient and arranging all aspects of follow up care with dialysis units, Parkland staff, UT Southwestern Medical School and other providers to ensure optimal transplant outcomes.

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:
-Must have a Bachelor Degree in Nursing plus three years of experience in end stage renal disease or two years of experience on the transplant unit; OR,
-Must have an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing plus five years of progressively responsible experience in end stage renal disease or four years of experience on the transplant unit.

Equivalent Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certification/Registration/Licensure:
-Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
--fMust have a current Healthcare Provider CPR course completion card prior to hire and/or placement in job from one of the following:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross Rescuer
o Military Training Network.

Required Tests for Placement:
-Applicants must pass (85% or above) Dosage Calculation Exam prior to hospital orientation. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Dosage Calculation Exam on file.

Skills or Special Abilities:
-Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.
-Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in the outpatient nursing process pertinent to transplant patients.
-Strong patient education and multidisciplinary communication skills required.
-Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in meeting age related and handicapped patient's needs.
-Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Nursing, Clinic, Medical, Registered Nurse, Dialysis, Healthcare

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