Mayo Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) Transplant Procurement Coordinator in Rochester, Minnesota
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Position description The Procurement Transplant RN Coordinator coordinates all aspects of solid organ procurement for Mayo Clinic Transplant Teams. The work effort is primarily pre-transplant. In collaboration with the transplant physician, transplant surgeon, and interdisciplinary healthcare team, assesses and plans to correctly disposition organ offers suitable for organ transplant, as well as identifying, understanding and articulating when organs are not acceptable. Demonstrates an extremely high level of competency with multiple organs and UNOS policy. Assesses data reflective of the patient's listing status and appropriately interprets information relative to blood type, HLA interpretation, donor specific antibodies, status on the national UNOS waiting list, body size, and the patient's age-specific needs. Collaborates with the Medical and Surgical Directors of organ transplant teams and participates in the interpretation and validation of laboratory test results. Coordinates care at the time of donor organ offer throughout the immediate pre-transplant process including coordination of transportation to transplanting facility. Performs nursing and administrative duties including collaboration with on-site Organ Procurement Coordinator for optimal donor management, coordinating surgical procurement of transplantable organs, arranging flight or ground transportation for the Procurement team and each Mayo accepted organ in a timely manner. Ensures compliance of regulatory procedures and protocols throughout the procurement process. Assesses, evaluates, and communicates with the procurement team throughout all procurement cases. Additional daily and weekly duties include, but are not limited to, attendance at Selection Committee meetings, QAPI meetings, Organ Review meetings, research and documentation of pertinent listing data for patients accepted for transplant, communication of donor follow up to appropriate teams, and maintenance of database with donor specific information. Day and night shift applicable. Handles 24/7 on-call responsibilities on a rotating basis. Provides leadership through activities such as community involvement, committee work and participation in research. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and the United National Organ Standard's guidelines provide the basis for practice.
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in nursing required. Minimum of three years of RN experience required.
Additional qualifications At least two years of experience as Transplant or Procurement Coordinator is strongly preferred. One year in Critical Care or Operating Room preferred. Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator (CPTC) or Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) preferred. Must possess strong organizational, critical thinking and decision making skills, ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize workload. Strong communication skills required. The ability to interact effectively with people at all levels inside and outside Mayo Clinic is required. Must possess strong computer skills. Must be able and willing to work independently.
Pulmonary and/or Cardiology experience is preferred. Internal applicants should attach their three most recent performance appraisals. License or certification Must obtain prior to start date: Current RN license by applicable state requirements.
Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS – certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.
We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Provider)
Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
Military Training Network
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Exemption status Exempt
Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approximately $3006.40, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Full Time
Hours / Pay period 80
Schedule details Variable shifts, 24/7 Rotation
Weekend schedule Weekend Rotation - TBD
Site description Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Career profile Nursing
Job posting number 152408BR
Recruiter Melissa Egeland
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