Transplant Coordinator RNs are responsible for the coordination and oversight of the post-transplant care of transplant recipients. This specialized position is responsible for coordinating a patient's care through the transplantation process. In addition to normal nursing duties such as taking vitals, administering medication and prepping a patient for surgery, transplant nurses provide education and support to transplant recipients and their families throughout the transplant journey. They manage everything from identifying potential transplant recipients to ensuring the donated organs are not rejected by the recipient’s body. The Transplant Coordinator RN coordinates with physicians, nurses, social workers, dieticians, physical therapists, pharmacists and other medical staff to provide holistic patient care.
Travel nursing can be an exciting and rewarding career, especially for those who are excited about experiencing new places and meeting new people. There are many benefits to working as a travel transplant coordinator rn, such as an increased income, professional development opportunities, and gaining experience in areas outside of your own geographic region.
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