MCS Transplant Coordinator - Penn State Health Heart and Vascular Institute Heart Acquisition

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Days
Hours:  Days

Recruiter Contact:  Jenna Spangler at jspangler2@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

 

 

Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania’s only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider. As a three-time Magnet designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our nurses exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence, our nurses are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education and career growth.

 

Located in Hershey, PA, Hershey Medical Center is part of a strong community that is enriched with socially-minded organizations and individuals working to create a wonderful place to live. In the heart of Central Pennsylvania, Hershey is a combination of rural, suburban and city living that is within a short distance to some of the busiest east coast cities including New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia. To learn more, visit pennstatehealth.org.

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The RN/Registered Nurse in this role is responsible for coordinating the clinical care and education needs of patients requiring circulatory support or transplant. This includes Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD), Total Artificial Hearts (TAH), and the use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for treatment of cardiogenic shock. The RN is also responsible for the oversight and coordination of the extensive requirements for 'work-up' of patients for transplant, bridge to transplant mechanical circulatory assist device, or destination therapy within the scope of an RN.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Master’s Degree in Nursing required

 

2 years of experience with cardiac transplant and/or mechanical circulatory support patients in the patient care environments required

 

Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania

 

ACLS & BLS are required

 

Certification as a Clinical Transplant Coordinator required or must obtain within 2 years from date of hire

 

 

In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great benefits including but not limited to:

 

Paid Time Off and Personal Time

Medical Benefits (No waiting period)

Dental and Vision Benefits

Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)

Elder Care/Child Care Resources

Life Insurance

Company Sponsored 401K

Relocation Bonus for those who qualify

 

 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

 

 

Union: Non Bargained 

 

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