Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Liver Pre Transplant Coordinator, FT, Days (Hybrid/Remote)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Clinical Transplant Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Monday - Friday
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.

Function/Duties of Position

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available

In this role, you will have the flexibility to work mostly remote after orientation.


As an RN Liver Pre Transplant Coordinator  with Clinical Transplant Services, you are integral to our team. You will help guide our patients through the transplant process to get on the liver transplant list and maintain their status. Providing initial and ongoing patient and family education is crucial. This role will allow you to practice at the top of your license as you triage and prioritize patient issues. Bring your nursing skills and expertise to OHSU. Join us!


The RN functions as a liaison between the patients and staff members of the transplant team (physicians, social worker, financial counselor, psychiatrists, etc.) and has the primary responsibility for providing direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients.  The RN is responsible for screening and educating potential recipients, direction of the evaluation process, facilitation of committee review, direction of additional testing and update testing, and management of the waiting list.  The RN provides initial and on-going patient/family education in a variety of settings.  The RN is responsible for collection and evaluation of patient laboratory testing, diagnostic procedures, consults, and regulatory requirements.  The RN provides post-transplant cross coverage for essential functions. The RN assesses patient and family needs, develops a plan of care, implements and evaluates the care delivered, working closely with all members of the inter-disciplinary team.  The RN is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, core values, and with a commitment to service excellence.        


Required Qualifications

  • External applicants - Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from a program accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
  • Current OHSU employee: Associate of Science in Nursing required
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon RN license
  • Current BLS required at time of hire
  • Minimum 3-5 years of acute-care hospital nursing
  • Able to triage and prioritize patient issues using critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal (incl. face-to-face) communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team and to work independently and problem-solve
  • Able to work with frequent interruptions
  • Able to work in a space shared by multiple staff and/or telework
  • Able to sit and/or stand for long periods of the day performing repetitive computer related tasks and phone work
  • Able to complete assignments with numerous disturbances
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Adult care nursing experience
  • Transplant nursing experience (inpatient or outpatient setting)
  • Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator

Additional Details

Usual Orientation Time:

  • New Grads: N/A. This is not a position for a new grad
  • Specialty Experience: 12-16 weeks
  • Experience, but not in specialty area: 16-24 weeks
  • Resource: N/A,. This is not a resource position

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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