Children's Mercy KC

Nurse Manager - Transplant Center

Requisition ID
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
2 months ago(3/18/2024 2:33 PM)
Posting Category
Day shift
Work Type
Full Time
Work Days
Work Hours
FLSA Status
Location : Name
Adele Hall
Recruiter : Full Name: First Last
Angela Brown
Recruiter : Email

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.


Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


The Brendan Tripp Elam Transplant Center encompasses our pediatric heart, liver and kidney transplant services. And provides comprehensive treatment programs to manage disease and provide optimal outcomes for patients. Our multi-disciplinary teams follow patients and their families through their initial diagnosis through their transition to adult care. Our transplant coordinators are the primary contact for families and the liaison between the families and the providers.


The Nurse Manager, in collaboration with nursing administration and the Transplant Center Program Manager manages clinical operations for the Transplant Center; including, personnel management, education and development of programs and services. The Manager provides family centered patient care that is based in scientific theory and is outcome focused. The Manager participates in department and hospital performance improvement activities.


At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.


Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.


  • Collaborates with nursing administration and the Transplant Center Administrative Director in policy formulation and programmatic development and implementation including the delivery of safe patient clinical services and assessing adequate and appropriate staffing.
  • Serves as a role model, consultant change agent and facilitator in assessing the learning needs and in planning implementing and evaluating education activities for the Transplant Center Clinical staff and Children?s Mercy community
  • Participates and collaborates with Transplant Center Administrative Director and other Transplant Center staff to provide oversight with compliance of UNOS, TJC, CMS Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
  • Represents Children's Mercy Transplant Center in management and leadership functions.
  • Manages a team of 14 Transplant Coordinators


  • Bachelor's Degree and 5-7 years of experience
    • Has experience in pediatric nursing, nurse case management (NCM), discharge planning, public or community health nursing or transplant nursing, previous leadership experience preferred
  • Master's Degree preferred and 5-7 years of experience
    • Has experience in pediatric nursing, nurse case management (NCM), discharge planning, public or community health nursing or transplant nursing, previous leadership experience preferred
  • One of the following: Licensed RN - Kansas, Registered Nurse Multistate License Kansas required upon hire
  • One of the following: Licensed RN - MO, Registered Nurse Multistate License Missouri required upon hire
  • Refer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications Required Upon Hire

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $43.33/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

Remote Work/Work from Home

This position is not eligible work remotely, which means that the person hired will be required to work onsite at one of our Children’s Mercy locations and may not work from home.


EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.


Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.



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