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Liver Pre-Transplant Nurse Coordinator

Liver Pre-Transplant Nurse Coordinator

UCSF Medical Center

Be a part of one of the nations largest liver transplant centers

Liver Transplant Nurse Coordinator at UCSF
Our legacy of unsurpassed patient care and unceasing mission to integrate high-tech medical research with clinical operations has led to our prestigious standing as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. As a premier health care institution dedicated to advancing health worldwide, UCSF Medical Center can also be the best place to advance and shape your career.
The medical center’s employees are one of the most important reasons why we are recognized as one of the nation’s best hospitals. To work at UCSF Medical Center is to be part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients; a nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Department Description

Liver transplants provide patients a chance for a longer, more active life in the final stages of liver disease or end-stage liver disease. The UCSF Liver Transplant Program has performed more than 2,300 liver transplants for adults and children since it began in 1988.

The program, designated as a “Center of Excellence” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, does more liver transplants than any other hospital in Northern California and is recognized as one of the nation’s leading centers for pediatric and adult liver transplants.

Job Summary

The adult pre-liver transplant coordinator provides care to the adult pre-transplant patients. The role of the incumbent is to coordinate the efforts of the multidisciplinary transplant team, consulting services and nursing staff.

The responsibilities begin at the time of initial referral of the patients to the liver transplant service and continue until the patients are either transplanted, recover or expire. The job has three primary focuses: 1) coordinating the transplant work up 2) providing clinical management of the patients while waiting for the transplant, and 3) managing the hepatocellular patients and assuring compliance with all criteria and quarterly recertification.

Additional responsibilities may include: clinical review of referred patients and presentation of transplant candidates at Liver Transplant Selection Committee. 

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors or Master’s Degree in nursing and experience as a transplant coordinator
Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
Active American Heart Association CPR certification
Working knowledge of immunosuppressive therapies
Strong MS Office computer skills (word, excel, power point), databases
Excellent organizational skills, proficiency in meeting deadlines, ability to work independently,prioritize workload and manage numerous concurrent tasks in high-stress environment
Demonstrates ability to follow established protocols
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
Maintain a courteous and professional conduct
The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge in assessing the process of liver disease
Previous experience as a liver transplant coordinator
Clinical competency in managing patients with end stage liver disease
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated experience in public speaking or teaching


Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
Active American Heart Association CPR certification

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