(RN) Per Diem Float Nurse- Transplant - 120035
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#120035 (RN) Per Diem Float Nurse- TransplantInitial Review Date: Tue 11/22/2022
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Under the supervision of the attending faculty physician and clinical nurse lead or NP, the RN responsible for providing clinical assistance and support in treating and managing the pre and post-transplant care of transplant patients Acts as key member of the multidisciplinary transplant teams. 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 administrative team to fulfill QA and regulatory requirements. Position may cross train to cover nursing positions in pre and post-transplant as well as the transplant multispecialty clinic.
Position may cross train to cover nursing positions in pre and post-transplant as well as the transplant multispecialty clinic.
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 months of hire date.
Must have a minimum of two years of recent acute care RN or Transplant Coordinator experience.
Must have proven independent thinking, decision making, problem solving and prioritizing skills.
Excellent skills to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.
Excellent ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Excellent ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
Demonstrated ability to think critically through complex patient care situations.
- BSN or BSN in progress.
- Previous transplant or organ procurement experience.
- Critical Care, Step-down or Emergency Department experience.
- Experience caring for transplant patients.
- Cardiac, Pulmonology, Renal or Hepatology nursing experience.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Must be able to work specific days of the week based on clinic’s business needs.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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