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Nurse Coordinator – Pre/Post Lung

Nurse Coordinator – Pre/Post Lung

UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals San Francisco, CA

UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals San Fran

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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.

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Nurse Coordinator – Pre/Post Lung Transplant

Parnassus location; San Francisco, CA

Job ID: 11985

Lung transplant is the most advanced treatment for patients with severe diseases of the lung, such as emphysema, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension, to name a few. U.S. News & World Report named UCSF Medical Center’s Lung Transplant Program a specialized center of excellence for treating cystic fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension.

Our lung transplant program has performed more than 600 transplants, mostly bi-lateral, since the program began in 1991. The transplant program has established a reputation for accepting and transplanting challenging, complex patients. Despite this, the survival rate for patients receiving lung transplants at UCSF is higher than the national average, according to data compiled by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.

The Post/Pre Lung Transplant Coordinator provides direct care to short and long term pre and post Lung Transplant patients with multiple, often complicated acute and chronic medical problems and continuity of care. Primary coordinator responsibilities will be to coordinate multiple post transplant, in hospital, and outpatient services, to coordinate efforts of the Transplant Surgery Team, Consulting Services, and the nursing care as pertains to the Lung transplant patient. The secondary responsibility will be to coordinate the work up, listing and monitoring of the pre transplant population in conjunction with the primary pre transplant coordinators. Additional responsibilities include providing ongoing education to the transplant patient (including patient’s family and primary care giver), both inpatient and outpatient, and working with re-admitted patients to deal with ongoing medical issues. 

Required Qualifications

-BSN Degree

-Active California Registered Nurse License

-Active American Heart Association CPR certification

-5 years or more of RN employment experience in cardiopulmonary critical care

-The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations

Preferred Qualifications


-MSN Degree

-Previous transplant coordinator experience

We offer competitive compensation and exceptional benefits, many of which begin on your first day of employment, including: medical/dental/vision insurance and a generous paid time off program. We also offer an outstanding retirement package and an exciting incentive award program.

Apply online at:

Search Job Opening ID: 11985


Or contact:

Susan Walczak, RN MS NE-BC

Senior Nurse Recruiter at


UCSF Medical Center

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals


The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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