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Registered Nurse (RN) - Transplant Procurement Coordinator

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Mesa
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit . Eligibility may vary.

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.


  • 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.
    • Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator (CPTC) or Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) preferred.
    • Minimum 5 years nursing experience in a critical care setting highly preferred. Strong written & verbal communication skills, particularly direct communication with physician providers.
    • Must be able to multi-task and have strong computer/technology skills, including the ability to troubleshoot and work with multiple computer systems. This position helps to coordinate a high volume of deceased donor organ offers, which includes a comprehensive donor organ system review, coordinating with Organ Procurement Organizations and reviewing waitlisted recipients for suitability for the organ offer (including HLA compatibility, completing recipient chart reviews and logistical coordination of organ recovery and recipient arrival to the hospital for transplant).
    • 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.

      License or certification
      • Current RN license by applicable state requirements.
      • Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Additional certifications may be required by unit guidelines.

        Exemption status

        Compensation Detail
        $87,110 - $130,749 / year

        Benefits eligible

        Full Time

        Hours / Pay period

        Schedule details
        Schedule varies - weekend, holidays & nights required

        Weekend schedule

        International Assignment

        Site description
        Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

        With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

        Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

        Tyler Dorethy

        As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Mesa , Registered Nurse (RN) - Transplant Procurement Coordinator, Other , Mesa, Arizona

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