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    The Liver Transplant RN Coordinator works under the direction of the attending surgeon or hepatologist, and within a multidisciplinary team that is responsible for the coordination of care for patients in outpatient settings, and for inpatient transplant education. The patient population includes patients being referred and evaluated for transplant, those currently listed for transplant, and patients post-transplant. He/she develops a liaison between the Transplant Program and the many other disciplines that assist in caring for transplant patients. The Liver Transplant RN Coordinator completes focused assessments of outpatients. He/she orders laboratory tests, radiographic tests, and adjusts medications by following written protocol. The RN provides documentation to meet transplant regulatory requirements. The RN attends inpatient rounds and participates in and documents discharge education. He/she also evaluates post-transplant patients in the Nursing Transplant Clinic following clinic protocols and consults with physician for situations not covered by these protocols. The Liver Transplant RN Coordinator completes necessary documentation to maintain compliance with VA Headquarters regulations and the United Network for Organ Sharing {UNOS). The Liver Transplant RN Coordinator provides "on-call" services during non-administrative hours for patients and medical/nursing staff at the hospital and home VA medical centers who need guidance concerning treatment of liver transplant patients, and for arranging and organizing transplant operations.

    Work Schedule: Mon-Friday 0730-1600 with off-tour call coverage
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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