BJC Healthcare Pediatric Heart Transplant Coordinator, Part time + On Call in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • CCTC

Clinical - DirectSkills

  • Charge Nurse - 2 years or more

  • Preceptor - 2 years or more

  • Transplant Coordinator - 1 year or more

  • Pediatric Nursing - 5 years or more

  • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU) - 5 years or more

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 with company match- 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

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

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