Inpatient Direct Care Nurses - Baystate Health

Req#: R26996
Category(s): Nursing, Inpatient Direct Care Nurses
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Manager Transplant Services

* Sign-on bonus, up to $5,000 *

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Summary Description:

The manager coordinates a program that offers the option of transplantation as a treatment modality for patients with End Stage Renal Disease. Leads a multidisciplinary care team that provides quality, safe and compassionate care to our patient population. Reports directly to the Director of Renal and Transplant Services. Collaborates with inpatient and outpatient departments and nursing units to ensure operational, quality, and regulatory needs of the patients and the program is met. Coordinates outreach and educational opportunities for staff and the renal community.

Adheres to system and department compliance policies, and any and all applicable laws and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

 1) Collaborates with the transplant administrator and finance department to prepare annual budget for the program and account for monthly variance reports during fiscal year.

 2) Manages the transplant program policies and procedures manual ensuring accuracy and alignment with CMS and UNOS regulations

 3) Complete interim and annual staff performance evaluations.

 4) Collaborates at a national level with other transplant programs

 5) Develop and maintain monitors, statistics and tracking tools to support a robust Quality Assurance Performance Improvement program.

 6) Work collaboratively with the transplant administrator and payment systems to ensure accurate cost reporting

 7) Work collaboratively with the transplant administrator and managed care department to ensure accurate contract negotiations based on most recent and accurate transplant costs

 8) Collaborate with the in-patient nursing leadership to ensure transplant competency and regular education needs are met.

 9) Monitor the day to day out-patient operations and incorporate delegation and problem solving techniques to maintain patient and staff workflow.

10) Accountable to ensuring accurate and timely time logs are completed for all staff.   

11) Attends OPTN Region 1 meetings as scheduled and collaborates at a national level with other transplant programs.

12) Support organ donor awareness activities in-house and within the community. Co-chairs the ODAC committee.

13) Accountable to managing program operations in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

14) Maintains on-going education and competency through self-directed learning, attendance at conferences and maintaining certifications


Minimally Required Education: 

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:

Master's Degree


Minimally Required Experience:

Three or more years Clinical Experience

Two or more years Management experience

One or more years in renal or transplant


Working knowledge of Windows based applications; Excel;Outlook


RN, MA – preferred

CPR/BLS through the American Heart Association – required


CNN or CCTC (Preferred)


You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



Bachelor of Science (Required)


Basic Life Support – American Heart Association, Certified Clinical Transplant Nurse – American Board for Transplant Certification, Certified Nephrology Nurse – Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission, Registered Nurse – State of Massachusetts

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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