The Transplant Nurse Clinician is responsible and accountable for clinical expertise for transplant patient populations. The Nurse Clinician functions as an integral part of the transplant interdisciplinary team, partnering with the nurse coordinator and contributing to excellence in patient care, research, and teaching within the transplant center.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
The Transplant Nurse Clinician will be responsible to obtain medication prior authorizations via CoverMyMeds platform, respond to prescription refill requests, obtain DME/respiratory equipment, work with home health nursing and infusion centers to ensure patients receive home therapies, treatments, or ambulatory outpatient therapies and infusions. Partner with inpatient service to ensure post discharge support needs are arranged for the patient.
Provides specialized nursing support, care, and education to patients in collaboration with nurse coordinators, transplant physicians and in accordance with established transplant policies and procedures. Assesses in partnership with the nurse coordinator, assesses the educational needs of the patient/caregiver as it relates to the disease process, alterations in function, and assimilation back into the home and community after transplant. Utilize current nursing and clinical research to support evidence-based clinical decision-making and practice. Participates in quality/performance improvement programs and projects, product evaluation, outcomes evaluation studies and/or clinical research.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level N/A
Education: BSN required
Experience: 3 years of nursing experience required
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification: Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. BLS required.
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