BJC Careers

Transplant Coordinator, Post-Heart, Days

Saint Louis, MO
Nursing Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1172713
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Transplant Service department at Barnes-Jewish and Washington University focuses only on patients undergoing transplant and those with specific diseases leading up to transplantation. Each transplant coordinator on the transplant team is an expert in there transplant field of specialty. Together, they bring their expertise, knowledge and understanding to the patients in our multiple transplant programs. The transplant coordinator organizes and manages all aspects of care provided before and after transplant.

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Role Purpose

Coordinates the care of solid organ transplant patients. Collects and evaluates existing data to determine the suitability of potential transplant recipients and donors. Monitors, evaluates and reports postoperative organ function and complications for the transplant recipient and live donor. Provides discharge instruction, coordinates post-transplant follow-up care, monitors patient status, and facilitates the physical, social and emotional rehabilitation of the patient. Plans, conducts and evaluates educational activities regarding organ donation and transplantation.


  • Manages the health care of transplant patients and donors.
  • Coordinates care with physicians and health care team.
  • Provides education throughout continuum of care.
  • Documents patient assessment and diagnosis, plan of care, implementation and evaluation of care and teaching on assigned patients.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to identify and resolve problems in patient care management.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing


  • 2-5 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

  • Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing


  • 5-10 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert Clinical Transplant Coord

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer