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Transplant Coordinator - Post Lung

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Have you been curious about the organ transplant process?

We at Fairview Health Services are seeking a casual Transplant Coordinator Lung - Post Transplant specialty to be based on the University of Minnesota - East Bank Campus.Casual positions are as needed, meaning you will not have any regularly scheduled shifts.Casual positions with Lung, Post Transplant are 8 hours shifts from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday (No Weekends!). After completion of training, this role will have the opportunity to work some shifts remote!

As one of the nations highest volume lung transplant centers and the experience of more than 1,100 lung transplants, M Health Fairviews lung transplant program continues to deliver outstanding expertise and innovative technologies. Located on the U of M campus we are proud to say that our Transplant Team is by far the best in the business. While working in this as-needed role, the coordinator will review the inboxes in Epic and MyChart, respond to any urgent requests and deescalate emergency situations. The manager for this department states "This is an outstanding role because the main responsibility is to make sure there aren't any fires to be put out." You will also be able to connect with other teammates via Microsoft Teams if you have questions during your shift. We only have adult patients after they have had their procedures, limiting the type of inquires you will experience.


The Transplant Coordinator are responsible for coordination of the long-term management of patients health and wellbeing after transplant through collaboration with various members of the interdisciplinary team. They will collaborate with interdisciplinary team members within the organization and outside community partners while also acting as a liaison for transplant physicians to implement medical management of conditions. You may be asked to provide telephone triage and make patient care decisions based on patient symptom assessment and evaluation, laboratory results, and patient condition changes. We believe one of the most exciting responsibilities Transplant Coordinators has is providing education to the patients and their caregivers.

We have found that those who excel in this role:
  • Collaborate with other clinical team members to improve patient care and benchmarks through quality improvement projects
  • Actively chip in to the development and revision of protocols
  • Maintain knowledge of up to date practices in transplantation, nursing, and healthcare

  • BA or BS in Nursing
  • 3-5 years acute care experience in ICU, CCU, Transplant, Acute Care Med-Surg
  • MN RN license
  • BLS
Additional Requirements: High standard of creative prioritization skills and priority setting. Shown focus on customer/patient service with every interaction. Excellent public relations and communication skills. Work as an effective team member provide outstanding care. Ability to use appropriate computer applications. Ability to work independently, demonstrate critical thinking skills and engage in ongoing process improvement. Ability to accept change

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitalsincluding an academic medical center and long-term care hospitalserving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairviews 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis

Posted Date 9 hours ago (9/23/2022 2:08 PM)

Requisition ID 3

Profession Nurse (RN/LPN)

Speciality Other

Department Post Transplant Lung

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Location Riverside Professional Building

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  • Job Reference: 700982474-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Fairview Health Services
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent