Transplant Coordinator RN, Santa Clara in Oakland

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Oakland, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Transplant Coordinator RN, Santa Clara

Location :  Oakland, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Work location is Santa Clara, CA. 

Provides case management for renal transplant candidates and/or clinical management of post-transplant patients. Collaborates with internal and external providers to coordinate the plan of care and provides expertise in renal transplant care and treatment. Accountable for ensuring the effective coordination of transplant related patient care during the pre-transplant, transplant and/or post-transplant periods.

Essential Responsibilities:

Reviews referrals for transplant against patient selection criteria.
Develops and implements case management programs for patients awaiting transplantation.
Coordinates all phases (pre-transplant, post-transplant) of care.
In collaboration with the KFHP Travel team, facilitates transportation and housing arrangements as required (pre-transplant only)
Reviews and recommends authorizations for referrals for transplant related care at the contracted Centers of Excellence (COEs).
Acts as liaison between Kaiser Permanente and the transplant COE.
Coordinates an interdisciplinary approach to providing continuity of care for transplant candidates and post-transplant patients, including utilization management, facilitation of discharge planning and clinical management of renal transplant related follow up care.
Consults with transplant team members, including the Transplant Nurse Practitioner, Transplant Nephrologist and/or Medical Director, and Center of Excellence transplant coordinators as needed to ensure safe repatriation and appropriate monitoring and treatment plans following renal transplant.
Provides patient orientation and education regarding post-transplant care upon repatriation after transplantation.
Establishes and maintains effective partnerships between Kaiser Permanente and contracted transplant.
COEs, with the overall goal of providing total quality management for Kaiser Permanente’s renal transplant patients.
Conducts concurrent and retrospective review of post-transplant admission(s) and potential quality events.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of changing technology related to transplantation services, and KP benefit and policy changes which impact administration of transplantation services.
Develops and updates educational materials for the KP transplant program including but not limited to educational materials for members, families, and physicians.
Participates in KP National Transplant Network’s educational activities, collaborates as appropriate on projects and program development activities.
Ensures that accurate clinical records are maintained for transplant related care, including review of the COE’s EMR and transcription of clinical documentation as required.
Adheres to policy and procedures specific to the transplant program operations. Recommends new policies and supports the ongoing review and revision of existing policies and procedures.
Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum five (5) years of experience in any of the following: critical care, intensive care unit (ICU), emergency care, general medical/surgical services, acute care, dialysis or transplant care services.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or health related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
Current California RN license required.

Additional Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to work effectively across medical specialties, communities, departments and regions/divisions.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with physicians and other clinical providers, as well administrators.
Demonstrated skills in critical thinking, problem solving and clinical case management.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum one (1) year of experience in clinical transplant coordination or case management specializing in any of these areas: disease, population or chronic disease management.

Master’s degree preferred.


Other Details

Primary Location: California,Oakland,1950 Franklin

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri,
Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM

Working Hours End: 05:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-09|NUE|Non Union Employee

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Oakland Reg – 1950 Franklin – Innovatn Proj-Strategy Dev – 0208

Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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