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I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Plans, coordinates and implements the care plan of solid transplant patient and living donor at the Medical Center, including both in-patient and out-patient settings.
• Serves as a liaison to organ procurement organization and other related external entities and to medical center departments and staff.
• Coordinates information flow to ensure appropriate patient care and services.
• Participates in maintenance of transplant information database.
II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Essential: finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking, standing, sitting, walking.
• Frequent: pushing/pulling usual weight of 50 pounds of force, carrying usual weight of 10 up to 15 pounds, repetitive arm/hand motions.
• Occasional: stooping/bending, climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, squatting, twisting body, lifting usual weight of maximum of 50 pounds, reaching above, at and below shoulder level.
• Operates physiological monitoring equipment, IV pumps, electric beds, computer, printer, xerox machine, typewriter.
III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions.
IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
• Current Hawaii licensure as a Registered Nurse.
• Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications.
• Depending upon area of assignment:
o Two (2) years critical care experience for thoracic coordinator.
o Two (2) years med/surg and/or acute hemodialysis experience for nal/pancreas coordinator.
o Two (2) years experience in outpatient setting, working with challenging patient population (sexual abuse, mental health, substance abuse).
• One (1) year experience in management of organ failure/transplant patient preferred.