Registered Nurse (RN) - Transplant Procurement Coordinator
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: May 10, 2022
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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.
- 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
- 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.
$87,110 - $130,749 / year
Hours / Pay period
Schedule varies - weekend, holidays & nights required
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.
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.
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