Nurse Coordinator Advanced Heart Failure

University of California, San Francisco
Parnassus Heights (SF)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
009141 NURSE CRD
Job Summary
The Nurse Coordinator for the Advanced Heart Failure Comprehensive Care Center provides direct care to patients with multiple, often complicated acute and chronic medical problems.  The Nurse Coordinator is the primary point for the program in all phases of the transplant process and works closely with the multidisciplinary team and multiple UCSF departments. The primary responsibilities (as assigned) of the Nurse Coordinator will be to coordinate pre-transplant services to evaluate candidacy for advanced therapies, coordinate follow-up patient care both pre- and post-transplantation and provide ongoing patient and support education throughout all phases of transplantation in both the inpatient and/or outpatient setting. This role also services patients who may be receiving guideline-directed medical therapies or other heart failure care.
Req Number
Job Title
Nurse Coordinator Advanced Heart Failure
Employee Class
Shift Length
8 Hours
Additional Shift Details
Monday – Friday
Bargaining Unit
California Nurses Association (CNA) - Registered Nurses Unit (NX)
Job Category
Nursing - Adult Services, Other Nursing
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and at least two (2) years of adult solid organ transplant nursing employment experience as an outpatient/inpatient Transplant Coordinator or at least three (3) years of cardiology experience (or) AD/Diploma degree and at least five (5) years of adult solid organ transplant nursing employment experience as an outpatient/inpatient Transplant Coordinator
  • Working knowledge of immunosuppressive therapies and management of end stage organ failure patients
  • Strong MS Office computer skills (word, excel, power point), databases
  • Excellent organizational skills, proficiency in meeting deadlines, ability to work independently, prioritize workload and manage numerous concurrent tasks in high stress environment
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations in person on campus

Preferred Qualifications
  • Working knowledge in assessing advanced heart failure/cardiac disease
  • Clinical competency in managing transplant candidates/recipients

  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR certification

Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
Transplant Post Heart
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Department Description
The Advanced Heart Failure Comprehensive Care Center is a comprehensive disease management center caring for all patients with advanced heart failure needs including mechanical circulatory support and heart transplant. We service patients across the continuum, in both in- and outpatient care environments. We are a fast-paced, growing program looking for a Nurse Coordinator who are interested in caring for this complex patient population.
About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Parnassus Heights (SF)

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