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Transplant Coordinator Job

Transplant Coordinator

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Hospital: Cleveland Clinic Florida
Department: Transplant Center
Job Code: 000197
Pay Grade: 18
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Days
Hours: 8am - 5pm
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The Living Donor Kidney Transplant Program provides an Independent Donor Advocate to all living donor candidates. This advocate is available to living donor candidates throughout all phases of donation. This position is not involved in the care of transplant recipients.


A. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be knowledgeable in the living organ donation process and in the informed consent process. Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills. Has an understanding of the potential coercive pressures on donor candidates. Maintains current knowledge of UNOS/OPTN policies pertaining to living donation. Obtains continuing education pertinent to living donation and transplantation.

B. Required Length and Type of Experience

C. Required Licensure, Certification or Registry


1. Assists the potential donor in understanding the nature of organ donation

2. Protects and promotes the best interests of the potential living donor

3. Advocate for the rights of the potential living donor

4. Assists the potential donor in obtaining and understanding information regarding the consent process, evaluation process, surgical process, and the need for continued follow up

5. Ensures the donor’s decision is informed and free of coercion

6. Assists in the resolution of concerns or complaints that living donor candidates may have

7. Notifies the Living Donor Selection Committee of any reservations with donation

8. Participates in research by the implementation of protocols and the collection of data. Attends conferences and meetings pertaining to these studies. Facilitates procedures, which enable the implementation of studies with various interdepartmental components.

9. Provides in-service for nursing staff and presentations for any outside organization or group inquiring about the transplantation process.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.


All employees are expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in the Organizational-Wide Competencies listed below as applied to the position:

World Class Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill, and problem solving that enable an employee to respond to internal and external customer needs and expectations in a positive manner.

Adaptability: Includes teamwork and flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities including adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback.

Efficiency and Effectiveness: Includes quantity and quality of desired work, as well as organization skills necessary to perform successfully.

Essential Job Requirements: Includes adherence to all relevant policies, procedures, and guidelines affecting the work environment, including maintenance of required competencies and communication skills.

Managerial Responsibilities: Includes overall accountability for assigned work group relative to operational goals, personnel requirements, and budgetary constraints.

NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all inclusive nor to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.

B. Required Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires full range of body motion, manual finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours. Must be willing to be on call 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

Category: RN/LPN Inpatient Hospital

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