Transplant Assistant

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 7/19/2017

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


The Transplant Assistant is a non-RN member of the intake team that handles the evaluation of the organ, recipient and donors. The Transplant Assistant works under the direction of the RN Transplant Coordinator for all aspects of the job. The Assistant facilitates the process of intake from the first contact up to transplant. Duties include: Scheduleing recipients/donor initial appointments, special follow-up appointments, and medical work-ups. Entering test orders, documents and retrieves test results for RN evaluation. Coordinating of scheduling with (but not limited to): physicians, admitting, PFS liaison, lab department, psychiatry, and social work. Assisting in the arrangements of living related/non-related organ donation and transplantation as directed by the RN Transplant Coordinator. Assembling packets of information for patients/ patients' families to be used at meetings, education sessions, or individually, both handed out or mailed. Working with PFS liaison to obtain insurance information for all patients prior to or on the evaluation day. Maintaining contact with the organ and donor candidates in order to obtain updated medical information and reports. Maintaining and updating pre-transplant medical records, files documents, data-entry into database. Assisting in the ordering of teaching supplies for the RN Transplant Coordinators. AA/EOE


* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Medical experience( g.g. unit secretary, doctor's office, etc.)