Transplant Nurse Coordinator (Austin Clinic)

UT Health San Antonio
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August 3, 2022
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San Antonio, TX
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Transplant Nurse Coordinator (Austin Clinic)

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Job Location: Austin, Tx

University of Texas Health San Antonio in conjunction with the Texas Liver Institute is seeking a full-time nurse coordinator to work Monday-Friday, 8-5 in their Liver Transplant Program Austin clinic location. This position coordinates all activities to provide care and services to patients with liver disease. Duties include assessing referrals, patient interviews, clinic visits, processing orders, attaining results, preparing patients for listing on the organ transplant list, and scheduling maintenance visits while patients are listed. The position requires the nurse to have a combination of office and clinic hours. There are no weekends and no on call requirements for this position.

Job Summary:

Coordinates the evaluation process for transplant patients. Responsible for scheduling according to consult referrals for pre/post transplant.

Job Duties:

  • Conducts initial pre-evaluation interview of patient, leads transplant evaluation committee meetings, and assists in the development and implementation of quality assurance.

  • Assess appropriateness of referrals, coordinates visits and assists attending physician.

  • Documents results of consultation in patient records and computer database.

  • Coordinates services with organ procurement organization and provides education to internal and external professionals.

  • Maintains and updates all patient records for transplant evaluation.

  • Contacts patients to provide information and conduct medical status assessment to determine appropriateness of surgery and advises on pre-surgical recommendations.

  • Provides information to insurance company/payer requests regarding status of patient.

  • Conducts patient education regarding full-cycle transplant process.

  • May provide work coordination and leadership to other coordinators and support staff.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

    Education:

    Associate's degree in Nursing is required.

    Experience:

    Four (4) years of medical experience in operating room or critical care department (Case Manager/ICU/ER) is required. Experience and understanding of organ and tissue donations is preferred.

    Additional Information

    UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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