Behind every patient success is the dedication of a unique team of skilled and talented individuals who help make the Keck Medical Center of USC one of the region's premier medical facilities. As a member of the USC health care team, you will help build upon the university's exceptional expertise in patient care as well taking advantage of our excellent compensation package that could include shift and weekend differentials, online rewards-based scheduling, and generous educational benefits. Come be a part of a world-class health care facility and an important member of the Trojan family. Under the direction of the RN Transplant Coordinator, the transplant clinic LVN assists in the assessment, data collection, and management of the transplant candidate and transplant recipient The clinical transplant LVN assists other personnel to ensure high quality delivery of patient care and services to this patient population. Will participate in transplant clinics in conjunction with the physicians and transplant coordinators. Prepares charts for clinics, anticipating MD orders, follow up on labs and diagnostic studies in advance, and seeing patients in clinic in conjunction with the MD/ provider. Follow up on medications ordered, diagnostic studies, and therapeutic procedures related and track results timely following each patient encounter. Maintains records in OTTR accordingly. Works closely with Coordinator to tightly manage Awaiting Review and Pending Actions lists daily. Works with Coordinator to ensure patients are presented to transplant selection committee as appropriate. The Transplant Clinic LVN also communicates patient's admit orders to the intake team and discharge needs to discharge planner at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital and/or inpatient coordinator. Attends transplant selection committee and other multi-disciplinary conferences as needed. Monitors compliance of protocols. Acts as a liaison between patient and multiple medical/surgical disciplines involved in the care of these patients; communicates plan of care with referring physicians as appropriate. Works to maintain and establish new relationships with referring physician office staff. Requirements: Minimum Education: - Completion of an accredited vocational nursing program. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: - Three years of clinical experience in an acute care or ambulatory care setting required. - Experience caring for transplant patients preferred. Required License/Certification: - Valid California Vocational Nurse license. - Current BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association. - A Fire and Safety card must be presented upon hire or must be obtained at our facility within the first 90 days of hire and maintained by renewing before expiration date. The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
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University of Southern California - 15 months ago