Post Renal Transplant Coordinator


Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Post Renal Transplant
Category: Nursing
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 824766
Posted On: 3/19/2024

Position Summary

Posting Note: Must have 3 years experience as an RN, Arizona or compact license (must transfer to Az within 90 days), BSN and active BLS by AHA. Prefer experience working with Pediatrics in a renal/transplant setting, but not mandatory. Will work alongside 3 physicians, 3 other coordinators with specific assigned duties and 2 MA’s. Daily tasks will include communicating and coordinating for pre/post transplant patients and will include doing their own lab and port draws. Schedule is flexible 4/10’s will be considered (7am-5pm/Monday-Friday)

The Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CTC) is a Registered Nurse (RN) and a designated member of the transplant multidisciplinary team with primary responsibility to coordinate and ensure continuity of care for transplant candidates, recipients and their families throughout all phases of care (referral, evaluation, waitlist, transplant surgery and post-transplant).The CTC partners with the members of the multidisciplinary team including, but not limited to physicians, surgeons, nurses, social workers, pharmacist, nutritionists, financial coordinators and administrative personnel.

Position Duties

  1. Direct Patient Care
    • a.Delivers direct patient care and supervises nursing care provided by assistive personnel.
    • b.Facilitates and coordinates evaluation of potential transplant candidates. In the case of solid organ transplant also lists patients with OPTN and provides waitlist management.
    • c.Develops, monitors, implements and coordinates comprehensive care plans for the transplant candidate or recipients under protocol including medication management; assessment and treatment of complications; laboratory management; interventions and discharge planning in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.
    • d.In some transplant program’s role may be responsible for participation in continuous call coverage.
  2. Manages patient and program information – including relevant consents.
    • a. Obtains, compiles and manages candidate and recipient records as required by program and regulatory guidelines.
    • b.Enters data into required locations, including transplant specific database, following defined workflow.
    • c.Provides clinical information required to various entities including payors, research and other departments.
    • d.Obtains and maintains consents
    • e.Partners with transplant finance, payors and others inside and outside the organization to obtain required authorizations for care, and to ensure prescribed care is obtained and maintained.
  3. Communication
    • a.Communicates clinical assessments, findings, and plan of care to members of the transplant multidisciplinary care team, the transplant candidate, recipient, and family. This includes verbal and written communication to both internal and external audiences.
    • b.Manages appointments, testing and medications with the multidisciplinary care team, transplant candidate, recipient and family.
    • c.Participates in multidisciplinary transplant meetings, including, but not limited to patient selection committee, daily round and huddles.
  4. Quality, Compliance, Education and Professional Development
    • a.Acts as a communication liaison between patient, family, and multidisciplinary team by providing teaching and support to recognize limitations and strengths within the patient and family system.
    • b.Attends and participates in program specific quality meetings and performance improvement projects.
    • c.Performs data collection and entry as required for the program’s quality and compliance
    • d.Serves as a clinical role model, patient advocate, and resource to staff, patients, and families. Share’s knowledge and skills of specialty area to assist problem solving collaboratively
    • e.Maintains education and current working knowledge of policies and procedures unique to the transplant program.
    • f.Maintains education and current working knowledge of regulatory requirements unique to the transplant program and the role of the transplant coordinator.
    • g.Participates in ongoing continuing education specific to the transplant program.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Three (3) or more years of clinical practice and leadership experience.
2. Two (2) or more years of solid organ or bone marrow transplant experience.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date.
2. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association.
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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