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Penn State Health MCS Transplant Coordinator - Heart & Vascular Institute in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: PRN

FTE: 0.15

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

R ecruiter Information: Contact Amber Fine at


The RN/Registered Nurse in this role is responsible for coordinating the clinical care and education needs of patients requiring circulatory support or transplant. This includes Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD), Total Artificial Hearts (TAH), and the use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for treatment of cardiogenic shock. The RN is also responsible for the oversight and coordination of the extensive requirements for 'work-up' of patients for transplant, bridge to transplant mechanical circulatory assist device, or destination therapy within the scope of an RN.


Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Master's Degree in Nursing required.

2 years' experience with cardiac transplant and/or mechanical circulatory support patients in the patient care environments required.

Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners.

ACLS & BLS are required

Certification as a Clinical Transplant Coordinator required or must obtain within 2 years from date of hire.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained