Strategy 2: Dedicated Team

Create a dedicated team by creating a collaborative and rewarding work environment that attracts, retains, and is supported by highly-skilled, dynamic, and committed transplant professionals. 

To read more details about this strategy download the full Resource Guide, click here.

We are accepting submissions as potential contributions to the Transplant Resource Tools. Please email The Alliance at with any submissions.

This strategy is currently under review and revision.

Resources for Transplant Professionals:


Transplant Professional Organizations


Job Descriptions:

Job Descriptions (click on link)

Staff Orientation Materials

  • Transplant Coordinator – Core Competency Assessment Tool for Newly Hireddownload – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Transplant Coordinator – Orientation Competency Sign Offdownload
  • Transplant Financial Coordinator – Orientation Competencies – download 
  • Transplant Financial Coordinator – Orientation Competency Checklist – download 
  • Social Worker Orientationdownload – INTEGRIS Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Center INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center

Staff Competency Materials

  • Annual Liver Competency Quiz – download
  • Transplant Dietician Competencydownload – INTEGRIS Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Center INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center
  • Transplant Pharmacist Competencydownload – INTEGRIS Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Center INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center

Transplant Onboarding Program (click on image to learn more)


Transplant Mentorship Program (click on image to learn more)

  • Adult cardiothoracic transplant nursing: An ISHLT consensus document on the current adult nursing practice in heart and lung transplantation article – Coleman B, et al. (2015), The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 34(2): 139-148.
  • Dedicated Team Reference Citations – download
  • Focus on shared governance: Evaluation of a professional practice modelarticle – Morgan V, et al. (2015), Nurs Manage, 46(12): 8-10. doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000473509.15808.d0.
  • Nursing and transplant coordination: a call for clarityarticle – McNatt GE. (2008), Prog Transplant, 18(3): 208-215.
  • Representing complexity well: a story about teamwork, with implications for how we teach collaborationarticle – Lingard L, et al. (2012), Medical Education, 46: 869-877. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2012.04339.x.
  • The role of advanced practice nurses in transplant center staffing – article – Hoy H, Alexander S, Payne J, Zavala E. (2011), Prog Transplant, 21(4): 294-298.
  • Tours of Duty: The New Employer-Employee Compact – article – Hoffman R, Casnocha B, Yeh C. (2013), Harvard Business Review.
  • Where has all the staff gone? Strategies to recruit and retain quality staff – article – Hauff HM. (2007), Prog Transplant, 17(2): 89-93.