111962 - (RN) Registered Nurse - Transplant
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#111962 (RN) Registered Nurse - TransplantFiling Deadline: Mon 12/13/2021
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This position will remain open until filled.
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Under the supervision of the attending faculty physician and the clinical nurse or NP lead, the RN is responsible for providing clinical assistance and support in treating and managing the pre and post-transplant care of transplant patients. Acts as a key member of the multidisciplinary transplant team. Solves complex clinical problems and communicates directly with the attending physician. Consultant and liaison for patients and their families with attending physicians, house staff, social workers, financial and administrative staff, and community physicians.
Provides teaching to patients, staff, and community organizations. Collaborate with attending physicians on admissions, discharges and outpatient care. Works closely with the administrative team to fulfill QA and regulatory requirements.
Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
RN License issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Must have a minimum of two (2) years of recent licensed nursing experience.
Previous ambulatory or acute care RN experience.
Must have proven independent thinking, decision making, problem solving and prioritizing skills.
Must have excellent skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.
- ACLS and/or ART certification.
- Previous transplant or organ procurement experience.
- Epic experience.
- ICU experience.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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