ACNP Nurse Practitioner Transplant Program Coordinator

This nationally recognized medical center in Southern California is actively interviewing Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) to serve as Coordinator of its award-winning Transplant Program. Join the pediatric care team at this award-winning hospital, and work on the cutting-edge of technology, nursing practice, and governance.

This 300+ bed hospital has a well-earned reputation for providing some of America’s best care. Ranked among the top hospitals in many respects, the ACNP Transplant Program Coordinator will join a medical center with multiple centers of excellence that have earned recognition year after year. From Oncology and nephrology, to cardiology and neonatology, this Medical Center offers the best technology, progressive governance, and academic mindset that Southern California has to offer.

Reporting to a well-tenured and experienced Medical Director, with strong leadership and program management skills, the Transplant Coordinator Nurse Practitioner will work on a small, tight-knit team of Advanced Practice Providers, Cardiologists, RN Transplant Specialists. This NP Leader will get to work with Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Specialists who specialize in a wide range of Pediatric Cardiac Care, including heart transplant & failure, single ventricle physiology, inpatient cardiology care, and post-surgical cardiac care.

The Coordinator Nurse Practitioner will have the opportunity to work with with a wide range of inpatient hospital units, outpatient clinical services, and external organizations while leading the Transplant Program. In the 22-bed inpatient Cardiology / Pulmonary Transplant Intensive Care Unit, this ACNP will find Nurse and Physician specialists who focus on a diverse array of heart and lung issues in both hospitalist and outpatient / clinic settings. These clinical services also extend to pre-procedure assessment and preparation, as well as post-operative outpatient follow-up and continued treatment.

Serving as both a Primary Provider for Transplant Patients, and as Coordinator for the Transplant Program, the Nurse Practitioner will actively engage in the full range of care.

  • This person will work help evaluate patients upon admittance, working with Cardiology leaders and liaisons from other specialties to develop an actionable diagnosis.
  • Following Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) policy and procedure, the NP will identify and evaluate suitable candidates to receive Transplantation. This includes data collection, documentation, and reporting with organ procurement agencies.
  • Working in compliance with OPTN and CMS guidelines, the Transplant Coordinator NP will consult with Cardiologists, Surgeons, Pediatricians, and other Advanced Practice Providers to develop and implement a transplant plan.
  • The NP Transplant Coordinator will serve as the Program Champion and Educator, supporting education and development of health system employees, as well as community and public education

This outstanding Medical Center takes a lot of pride in its high Transplant success rates, and the NP Program Coordinator for these services will get to make a direct impact on these metrics. This person will have to opportunity to work with Hospital and national quality leaders to organize and implement quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) initiatives to ensure the programs continues success. Pediatric NATCO certification is preferred for the incoming Nurse Practitioner.

The Nurse Practitioner ACNP Transplant Program Coordinator will find that Southern California has something for everyone. A short drive west will put you on the beautiful, sunny beaches and warm surf of the Pacific Ocean. Fun weekend getaways like Disneyland, Wild Rivers,  and Knott’s Berry Farm are waiting around every corner. A huge number of highly-rated grade schools, secondary schools, and colleges make education (and continuing education) easily accessible. Add to this a wealth of national and state parks nearby, and you have a great place to raise a family.

Provided with opportunities to grow their skills and experience with a variety of patients, the Nurse Practitioner will take an important role as the Transplant Program Coordinator. This person will directly support patient care, and help young patients develop the tools to keep them well for years to come. You’ll receive a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the support of a top medical center.