The transplant coordinator consistently functions with increasing independence and applies advanced specialized knowledge and skills in the management of nursing care for the transplant population and their families. Initiates collaboration with physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team in managing and coordinating the patient's plan of care through ongoing prioritizing and addressing multiple patient/family needs and abilities.
Holds current licensure or endorsement as a Professional Registered Nurse with the Florida State Board of Nursing. Bachelor's Degree in nursing or health-care related field or transplant certification required; Master's degree preferred. Minimum 1 year experience in pediatric nursing required. Experience in care of transplant recipient patients preferred. Ability to perform physical activity, including, but not limited to: repetitive motions, feeling, grasping, fingering (pinching, typing, handling etc.) lifting, pulling, pushing, walking, standing, reaching, crouching, and stooping. Cognitive ability to calculate medication dosages accurately. Auditory and visual acuity to assess patients and provide nursing care. Demonstrates ability to provide effective patient and family education. Must be able to understand and react effectively to the age-specific needs unique to assigned patients. Perform CPR on all ages. Effective interpersonal, decision-making skills and problem-solving skills. Ability to effectively deal with stress. Read, write, speak, and understand English. Successful completion of National Organization of Transplant Coordinator Exam desirable
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