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Transplant Coordinator

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description

Provide and promote the delivery of 24/7 transitional quality patient care for a designated group of patients through role modeling, displaying excellence in nursing knowledge and clinical practice, and acting as educator for the transplant patient population. Provide a continuum of care and education for pre and post-transplant patients and their families (living donor or recipient) and serve as a patient advocate in the healthcare system and community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years nursing experience or direct patient care experience working with complex patients required.
  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Bachelors degree in nursing (BSN) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written format required.
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisplinary team, using good judgment and assessment skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate competent leadership and teaching ability required. 
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior solid organ transplant experience preferred.
  • Prior cardiology experience (ICU, CCU, or equivalent) preferred.
  • Based on position, prior pulmonary experience (ICU, CF, PH or equivalent) preferred.
  • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.

  • Transplant coordination certification after two years of hire or transfer date preferred.

*Exception details:

EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the appropriate levels of operational leadership, nursing professional practice leadership and the Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.


EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License.


Job Details

Date Posted March 22, 2019
Date Closes April 6, 2019
Requisition 14347
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00