Nurse (Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery and Living Kidney Donor Coordinator)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Portland, Oregon
Internal Number: 616685900
The Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery/Living Kidney Donor Coordinator (HB/LD) is a hybrid nursing position that works within the Operative Care Division (OCD) as a member of an interdisciplinary abdominal organ transplant and surgical team, which includes surgeons, physicians, social workers, administrative personnel and other ancillary staff. The Coordinator functions as a liaison between the patients and staff members of the surgical team, and has the primary responsibility for providing direct and indirect professional nursing care for hepatopancreatobiliary surgery and/or living kidney donor patients in the evaluation and subsequent follow-up phase of the surgical process. The Coordinator arranges for patients to be evaluated as candidates for surgery and educates them and their families/caregivers about the surgical and/or transplant donation process. The Coordinator assesses patient and family needs, develops a plan of care, implements and evaluates the care delivered, working closely with all members of the interdisciplinary team. In addition, the Coordinator is also cross-trained in the care of other solid organ transplant patients in order to provide on-call services to patients for purposes of emergent care and organizing hepatopancreatobiliary and/or transplant operations. The RN is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, core values and with a commitment to service excellence. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Options between 7:30am - 5:00pm. Position may take call. Compressed/Flexible: Not Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.