University of South Alabama Transplant Coordinator in Mobile, Alabama
Internal Medicine Main Campus, AL
USA Ambulatory Services
The University of South Alabama Health System helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA's health network includes USA Medical Center, USA Children's & Women's Hospital, USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA Physicians Group and the USA College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. The USA Health System delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.
In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA's medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. The USA Health System delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.
The USA Health System is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.
Maintains CPR Certification according to American Heart Association standards; abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization values; adheres to USA Health Ambulatory policies and procedures including confidentiality; assesses the patient, plans individualized care and identifies expected outcome; implements and evaluates nursing interventions for patients and families; provides direct patient care according to clinical specific competencies; performs therapeutic procedures and assists with diagnostic procedures required for the care of the patient; administers medications and start IVs as ordered by the physician; receives referrals by written or phone communication from physicians, self -referrals, or colleagues; visits with patient/family by phone or in person to plan procedures, provides orientation materials and provides ongoing education as needed; informs referring physicians and patients of evaluation plans; assists with components of evaluation as necessary (blood drawing, directing patients, explaining procedures, communication with consulting services; retrieves evaluation data and arranges follow-up procedures as indicated; maintains accurate and complete medical records; accepts and completes all duties positively and without conflict; utilizes cost effective practices In performing all aspects of the job; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; communicates with the Clinical Manager on an ongoing basis regarding patient related issues, staffing issues, quality management issues and other events as the evolve; supervises clinical support professional and non-professional nursing activities by assigning tasks, reviewing and signing time sheets, approving vacation requests and sick time; assists the Manager of Clinical Operations In performing yearly evaluations, interviewing and recommending staff; ensures that all staff are properly trained and oriented to their job duties and responsibilities; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; regular and prompt attendance the ability to work the schedule as assigned and overtime and call as required; related duties as required.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing meeting the minimum standards set by the state of Alabama, two years of directly related professional medical/surgical nursing experience, and licensure with the state of Alabama as a registered nurse. Transplant or directly related experience and bachelor's degree in nursing are preferred.
Working Days and Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.