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Shift:First Shift (United States of America)
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.
- Minimum of three years nursing experience or other direct patient care experience working with complex patients required.
- High school education or equivalent required.
- Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) or equivalent combination of education/experience in a medical surgical unit, intensive care unit or transplant unit (one year of experience equals one year of education) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
- *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 hiring Director, Nursing Practice Professional Development & Informatics Executive Director and 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.
- Transplant coordination certification after two years of hire or transfer date preferred.
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