Cedars-Sinai Jobs

Mobile Cedars-Sinai Logo

Job Information

Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Kidney Transplant Living Donor Coordinator 10 Hour Days in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to be considered for a role as Transplant Coordinator. If you have both administrative and clinical background, strong organizational and critical thinking skills, enjoy the aspect of communicating and can easily build rapport with your patients, then this could be a new chapter for a very unique specialty as a Living Organ Transplant Coordinator. This role allows for growth into more senior leadership roles that are afforded with gained experience and specialty certifications. If you believe you possess a strong background in inpatient clinical care coupled with a natural ability to connect with people, please do not hesitate to reach out directly and apply on our website.

Responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of Living Donor Transplant patients' evaluation throughout the continuation of services to follow-up care.

Serves as the primary coordinator for the interdisciplinary team, including physicians, nurses, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, financial analysts, case managers, and support staff to facilitate patient progression through the care continuum. Assesses appropriate medical intervention for effective use of resources and quality assurance.

Responds to patient calls and clinical concerns and appropriately documents in patient’s medical record.

Collects/documents data to meet clinical, regulatory (OPTN/UNOS/MCS), financial requirements.

Participates in the development and implementation of practice guidelines, protocols, pathways, performance improvement and research activities.

Provides nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, The Plan for Provision of Care to Patients, CSMC Code of Conduct, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan and Nursing Strategic Plan.

Applies a systemic approach to assess and meet the educational needs of transplant patients.

Identifies safety concerns and institute measures to deliver safe patient care; and provides appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients with consideration of clinical and developmental turning points in the patient population.

Identifies the ability of the patients to follow directions/instructions and give consent and intervene appropriately.

Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates educational programs/projects for patients, interdisciplinary team members and the community. Represents the Medical Center at regional and national meetings/conferences.

Maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patient with diverse cultural backgrounds.




  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required

  • BSN required


  • Current, unrestricted California RN License required

  • BLS from the American Heart Association required

  • Specialty or Transplant certification required or willing to obtain within one year from start date


  • A minimum of 3 years of Transplant or Acute Care experience required

  • Demonstrated knowledge of case management required

  • Experience in data management required

  • ICU experience preferred

Req ID : 2980

Working Title : Registered Nurse - Kidney Transplant Living Donor Coordinator 10 Hour Days

Department : Kidney Acquisition

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Clinical Operations

Job Specialty : Clinical Operations

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 10 hour

Base Pay : $56.14 - $89.82

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.