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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Lung Transplant Coordinator - 10-Hour Day Shift in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States for transplant services? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in California! We would be happy to hear from you.

With expert surgical and medical proficiency in lung, heart, liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation, the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center is one of the most successful facilities of its kind. Here, patients find a compassionate environment and hope for a longer, healthier life.

Cedars-Sinai is among the few medical centers in Southern California with Medicare certification for lung transplants. The center blends the multidisciplinary expertise of an experienced team of surgeons, pulmonologists, diagnostic imaging specialists and specially trained transplant nurses to provide leading edge care for patients who can benefit from lung transplantation.

Lung transplant patients at Cedars-Sinai have access to all of the services and programs for which the Medical Center is renowned. These include the S. Mark Taper Imaging Center, with leading edge diagnostic technologies; state-of-the-art surgical suites; and the latest in new techniques such as video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, lung volume reduction surgery and minimally invasive surgical techniques and interventional pulmonology.

Essential Job Duties:

  • The Lung Transplant Coordinator is responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of care for the patients throughout the continuum of services—from initial referral 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.

  • Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates educational programs/projects for patients, personnel, and the community.

  • Collects/documents data to meet clinical, financial, and regulatory requirements.

  • Participates in the development of guidelines, protocols, pathways, and other performance improvement and research activities.

  • Serves as a patient advocate throughout the patient care process.


  • BSN degree required


  • Current California RN License required

  • BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

  • CCRN Acute/Critical Care Nursing, PCCN Progressive Care Nursing or other specialty certification required

  • Certified Clinical Transplant Nurse (CCTN) preferred (or willing to obtain within one year from start date)


  • A minimum of 3 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • At least 1 year of Critical Care experience preferred

  • Organ transplantation experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of case management required

  • Experience in data management preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively coordinate all aspects of patient care required

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Transplant, Lung, Cardiothoracic, Healthcare, Medical Center, Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, California

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.