To lead and manage the organ coordination unit activities and resources of pre and post transplant evaluation and follow up of care for solid organ recipients and donors.
Essential Responsibilities & Duties
- Organizing and supervising the daily activities of the organ coordination section. Including pre-transplant assessments, consultations, recipient inclusion on the waiting list, admission/discharge from hospital, organ procurement, donation activities from deceased and living donors and follow up plans.
- Developing and revising protocols, policies and procedures of organ coordination.
- Liaising and coordinating collaborative efforts of the organ coordination section with other teams within the OTC, other KFSH&RC departments and other institutions to ensure optimum healthcare provision for transplant recipients and organ donors and facilitate identification and resolution of issues related to the coordination services.
- Establishing guidelines for the accurate collection and proper filing of all organ coordinators documentation and ensuring completeness of documentation.
- Overseeing the administration for organ coordination section including scheduling and assigning tasks to other coordinators.
- Covering transplant clinical coordinators as needed.
- Participating in selecting, training and annually evaluating transplant clinical coordinators.
- Attending clinical rounds, other related meetings and participating in committees as assigned
- Participating and contributing to the research activities of the centre including involvement in data
- collection, dissemination and reporting.
- Participating in the professional development and training of clinical transplant coordinators.
- Following and monitoring highest standards of professional and ethical codes of conduct.
- Complying with all related policies and procedures.
- Performing other related duties and tasks as required.
- Tax-Free income
- Single-Status contract
- Fully Furnished Accommodations provided
- Relocation Allowance
- Free flights home
- Generous vacations (54 days)
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing, or
- Current Registered Nurse license/registration.
- American Board of Transplant Coordinator certificate or equivalent is preferable.
- At least 7 years of hospital experience in acute care setting including 5 years in critical care setting and at least 2 years transplant experience.