Clinical Coordinator - Renal Transplant (525888)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 14, 2023
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The role:

Provide clinical leadership, expertise, and coordination, for Renal Transplantation in a multidisciplinary team located at the North West Renal Satellite Unit.

The Clinical Coordinator - Renal Transplant focuses on the continual education and coordination of recipient and donor work up programs and long term follow up. This includes:
• Working in partnership with Consultant Nephrologists, Nurse Unit Manager, Chronic Kidney Disease, Haemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Nurses and the multidisciplinary team, to ensue timely preparation and follow up of renal transplant recipients and donors.
• Coordination of deceased donor recipient workups for patients with chronic kidney/ end stage kidney disease, who are eligible for consideration for a renal transplant or a combined renal and pancreas transplant, and live kidney donor workups including related, non-related, blood group incompatible donation or paired exchanges. Liaising with transplant centres to work up patients and post- transplant/donation follow up according to protocols.
• Receiving referrals, coordinating education, workup of donors and recipients, organizing investigations, clinical reviews and assessment. Formulating plan for transplant and follow up. Training and access to Organ Match to access tissue-typing, matching and ability to update status on transplant list in real-time.
• Organising clinics for external transplant teams for patient assessment. Room bookings, patient registration, referrals, work ups in preparation for these clinics and follow up correspondence and recommendations.
• Ongoing follow up, treatment and annual review of donors and recipients. Review blood results, medication levels, follow up annual checks then liaise with medical staff and give feedback to patients creating a collaborative supportive environment.
• Acting as a point of contact for donor families to supply updates on recipient’s health and wellbeing post transplantation from the deceased donor list, including creating a central point of referral and coordination for transplantation.
• Assisting in planning, managing, and implementing treatment of episodes of rejection according to hospital protocols.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The team:

North West Renal Satellite Unit located in Burnie is a highly specialised area of renal nursing which will provide:

Living and working in the best place on earth

Tasmania offers an enviable lifestyle in one of the world's most beautiful natural environments. It is the smallest Australian state, with all the services and facilities of a big city in a relaxed and safe community setting. Short commutes to restaurants, beaches, and iconic at-home getaways within close proximity make for the perfect work life balance.

Consider moving to North West Tasmania to experience wonderful beaches, mountains, world heritage listed national parks, hinterland villages. Living in Tasmania you will experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, world-renowned food and wine, wild and beautiful landscapes, a relaxed island lifestyle, and a fascinating history. Very affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations at a fraction of the cost compared to Australia’s capital cities. Traffic jam is not a common term in North West Tasmania and you will have a great work life balance working in the North West Renal Unit.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, part time, day worker position working 32 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible. Rotational “on-call” is a requirement of this position.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $96,967 to $102,473 pro rata, per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Holds or is working towards a relevant post graduate qualification

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. Crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Jennifer Reynolds

Position: Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: (03) 6477 7742
E-mail: [email protected]

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