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RN Transplant Nurse

Company: Amergis
Location: Metairie
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

The Transplant Nurse provides perioperative care to patients receiving organs by means of transplant surgery. The Transplant Nurse is responsible for providing healthcare pre and post-surgery to living donor recipients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Collects data pertinent to the patient's and donor's health status

Analyzes the clinical assessment data to determine nursing diagnoses and patient needs

Coordinates care delivery

Assists in the patient's preparation for surgery

Assists physician during transplant surgery

Assists living donor patients in their recovery from surgery

Provides healthcare to the transplant or donor recipient patient during the transplantation process

Monitors recipient closely after the procedure in the event of rejection

Educates the families of patients on organ and/or bone marrow transplant or donor recipients

Monitors the vital signs of patients after the transplant process

Manages patient calendar daily for time management purposes; indicating specific testing, labs, and other clinical procedures

Strategizes to promote optimal health and wellness in a safe environment

Provides education and educational materials to patients' regarding their care upon discharge to include reportable signs and symptoms and when to notify the MD

Monitors patients' progress, meeting with them and their families to provide further patient/family education as needed

Attends transplant clinic to meet with patients for follow-up care

Adheres to HIPAA Privacy laws and maintain confidentiality

Performs clinical assessment of the surgical site and wound care as ordered

Monitors the donor recipient for signs and symptoms of organ/bone marrow rejection

Minimum Requirements:

Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of assignment

Certified Clinical Transplant Nurse certification may be required by state/contract

Three (3) years of surgical/pre & post op nursing experience preferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Amergis, Metairie , RN Transplant Nurse, Healthcare , Metairie, Louisiana

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