Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
For over 60 years, the employees of Rady Children’s Hospital have helped to make us San Diego’s trusted source for quality pediatric care. We’re the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center and California’s first LEED certified acute care hospital.
The Transplant Coordinator/Nurse Practitioner responsibilities include all phases of the transplant process from initial referral through outpatient follow up. This position will be responsible for providing comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation to pediatric heart transplant candidates and recipients. The responsibilities include: Coordination of an interdisciplinary medical care delivery system under the direction of the Medical Director; Serving as a liaison between patients, family, medical staff, referring physicians, and insurance companies; Developing and providing individualized patient/family teaching; Providing ongoing assessment of appropriate nursing interventions for effective use of resources and quality assurance. Demonstrates knowledge of, and compliance with, OPTN policies and CMS regulations. Organizes and participates in quality meetings and QAPI activities. Additional responsibilities include rotational on call duties for donor/recipient heart lung transplant coordination and liaison function with organ procurement agencies; data collection and documentation for clinical management and certification requirements; developing educational/teaching materials and protocols; development of clinical protocols, policy, and procedures; community education and public relations.
1 year of experience
California RN License
Nurse Practitioner Furnisher
NP Furnishing, CA CS II
National Provider Identifier
CPR/BLS Certification (AHA)
Ped Adv Life Support Provider (PALS)
2 years of experience
2 years of NP experience in specialty area
DEA Controlled Substance II, IIn, III, IIIn, IV, V
Controlled Substance II privileges
Formal education and/or lecturing skills
National Certification in specialty area as a Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric NATCO certification and Cardiac Transplant experience
Since Rady Children’s first opened its doors in 1954, our mission has been “to restore, sustain and enhance the health and developmental potential of children through excellence in care, education, research and advocacy.” Our goal is to help create a region where all children can go to school healthy and ready to learn how to be productive, responsible citizens. Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders.
It's not just caring about children that makes our staff so special. It's the magic. Our dedication to specialized training and sensitivity is perfected by caring for children 100 percent of the time. Rady Children's Hospital is designed, equipped and staffed just for kids. As the region's only pediatric trauma center, we care for children with the most severe medical emergencies to those with mild illnesses.