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 Transplant Resource Guide

This strategy is currently under review and revision.

  • Professional Links

    Resources for Transplant Professionals

    Transplant Professional Organizations

  • Job Descriptions, Orientation & Competencies

    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)

  • Relevant Literature
    • 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.
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