General Summary of Position:
Provides patient care for transplant patients following established standards and practices. Functions to advance the clinical mission and goals of the Georgetown Transplant Institute through collaborative relationships within the Medical Center. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
- Bachelors of Science degree in the health sciences, nursing or registered dietician.
- Certification from the American Board of Transplant as a clinical transplant coordinator required; otherwise, will be expected to become certified within one year in accordance with ABT guidelines for certification.
- CPR certification.
- If a BSN, will have a registered nurse license in the District of Columbia.
- Three years of professional clinical experience as a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or registered dietitian preferred.
- Candidates with at least 1 year of transplant-related experience strongly preferred.
- Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care; effective verbal and written communication skills; flexibility in schedule and tasks, as needed; computer skills; good customer service skills and attitude; team player; skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public; ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.
A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.