MCS Transplant Coordinator, Registered Nurse

Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania · 08/15/2017

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Job Description

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 80 hours every two weeks
Shift: Day
Hours: varied
Recruiter contact: Mary Louise Baerg, RN 717-531-4031


Responsible for coordinating the clinical care and education needs of patients requiring circulatory support or transplant. This includes Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD), Total Artificial Hearts (TAH), and the use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for treatment of cardiogenic shock. Responsible for the oversight and coordination of the extensive requirements for ‘work-up’ of patients for transplant, bridge to transplant mechanical circulatory assist device, or destination therapy within the scope of an RN.

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Master’s Degree in Nursing required.
2 years’ experience with cardiac transplant and/or mechanical circulatory support patients in the patient care environments required.
Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners.
ACLS & BLS are required
Certification as a Clinical Transplant Coordinator required or must obtain within 2 years from date of hire.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/ Disabled.

Union:Non Bargained

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