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Transplant Specialist

Job ID: 92984 Date posted: January 07, 2019

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Specialty Nurse Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time


At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.

As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.

  • Full-Time
  • Day Job
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Kidney Transplant

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  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current AHA BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Formal academic and advanced Education (i.e. BSN, BA, MSN, PhD)
  • Two years minimum general nursing experience
  • Position requires ability to demonstrate professional skills and departmental competencies necessary to be a practitioner, consultant and mentor
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Adult Solid Organ Transplant Coordinator and ESRD experience
  • Nursing experience in a critical care setting (SICU or MICU) or nursing experience in caring for cardiac, ESRD undergoing hemodialysis and post-transplant recipients &/or patients
  • Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC)
  • Prior solid organ transplant experience
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with nephrologists, surgeons, inpatient and outpatient healthcare professionals
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships
  • Demonstrated team work, collaboration, communication and customer service skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Essential Physical Requirements may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
This position is located in Serra Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
Full-time; Day shift; Variable start time between 8AM – 9AM; schedule to be discussed during the interview; week-ends & on call as needed
This position is for a Transplant Specialist with the Transplant Administration department at Sharp Memorial Hospital. The Transplant specialist integrates care with the multidisciplinary team to facilitate patient access to needed resources from pre-admission to discharge.  The Transplant Specialist transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice.  The application of expert nursing principles by the Transplant Specialist will directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff. In addition to the roles/responsibilities of a clinical nurse, the Transplant Specialist is an advanced clinician who applies nursing principles in the provision of science-based, comprehensive care delivery to the transplant patient population.
The Transplant department is a multi-disciplinary department committed to high quality patient care and making a difference in the lives of patients and their families’ pre and post-transplant.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, person-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multiorgan transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Person-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

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