•The nurse manager is responsible for leading and managing the transplant nurse coordination services of the BWH solid organ transplant programs. He/she has direct supervisory and management responsibility for the CAHD/transplant registered nurses, nurse practitioners and other clinical/administrative team members.
•He/She collaborates closely with the Medical and Surgical Directors of the Transplant Programs, and Nursing Director of Transplant Administration, to create and capture value through enhanced clinical practice, and facilitate identification and resolution of issues related to transplant nursing clinical practices.
•The nurse manager participates in the Transplant and MCS Quality Assurance/Process Improvement (QAPI) Programs and compliance-related activities.
•He/she provides effective direction, fiscal stewardship, guidance, training, on-going education, and supervision of all transplant nurses, assuring maximum quality of care, patient satisfaction, efficient practice, effective teamwork, and adherence to procedures and standards.
•Maximizes efficiency in workflow through continuous process improvement with program teams, with a focus on interprofessional teams.
•Super user and content expert in EPIC, and Phoenix transplant application. Leads initiatives for phoenix utilization and enhancements.
•Establishes and promotes effective communications and strong professional working relationships with: members of the transplant teams; transplant and other administration staff; hospital departments, inpatient Nurse Directors, as well as with relevant outside organizations.
•Influences institutional and nursing policies through appropriate channels (committee membership), drives creation of nurse-directed protocols and shepherds them through institutional approval to unit-based adoption, and quality control.
•Leads and actively participates in program and patient outreach initiatives, in strong collaboration with medical and surgical physician directors, as well as transplant administration and hospital business development.
•Participates in professional, institutional and community organizations relevant to transplantation.
•Providing care for patients across all phases of CAHD/transplant, in solid organ transplant and living donation programs.
•Bachelor’s in Nursing required. Current registration in Massachusetts. •Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible, clinically related experience required •Transplant coordination experience strongly preferred •Previous nursing management experience strongly preferred •Transplant coordinator certification or ability to achieve certification upon hire strongly preferred.
Internal Number: 3072526
About Brigham & Women's Hospital
Brigham Health is a global leader, devoted to maintaining and restoring health for people everywhere. Brigham Health is composed of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization.
Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow year after year. BWH includes 150 outpatient practices with over 1,200 physicians. We serve patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world.
BWH is an internationally-known referral center for the most complex cases in nearly all areas of medicine. In fact, U.S. News and World Report has consistently ranked us a top hospital and among the best in specialty areas including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, and rheumatology.
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