I'm just starting out and would appreciate any information any transplant coordinators/NPs might have.
I'm interesting in eventually becoming an organ transplant coordinator. I would like to take care of the patients post-transplant for their follow-up care.
I have a few questions:
1. From what I've seen, it seems the majority of these types of coordinators are all NPs. Can you become a transplant coordinator with just a BSN? Or does the prescribing of medications make it standard to only have NPs in that role?
If you only have a BSN, what other coordinating roles are possible (if any)?
2. If you have a MSN in Case Management and not NP, would you still be hireable for this type of position?
Just a FYI: I live in major metro area so I know requirements may vary depending on where one lives.