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Stem Cell RN Transplant Coordinator

Cancer care is all we do

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

**$7,500 Sign on Bonus**

JOB SUMMARY

The RN Transplant Coordinator is a registered nurse (RN) responsible for coordinating the care of adult autologous Stem Cell transplant and CAR-T therapy recipients (donors) during the pre and post phases of the transplant trajectory. This position is responsible for assessment of needs, education, and coordination of the care of stem cell transplant and certain blood cancer patients and their families require throughout the disease process. The transplant coordinator communicates all aspects of the plan of care with patients, families, and other members of the Transplant Team, other health care providers, and payors; collaborates with members of the health care team to enhance patient care by developing, supporting, and educating nursing staff. This position is responsible for the oversight of the implementation and compliance with REMS requirements for each Immune Effector Cell product manufacturer (CAR-T) as an Authorized Representative. The RN Transplant Coordinator is an integral member of a larger interdisciplinary team contributing to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and in providing leadership to the organization.  The individual must possess strong organizational and excellent communication skills and be able to work independently and as a team.  The position requires interaction with patients, families, and a variety of personnel throughout the CTCA system and the community.  The individual who holds this position exemplifies the CTCA mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with CTCA Cellular Therapy Program policies and procedures.  

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JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Coordinates evaluation process for pre-transplant patients to ensure effective use of hospital and clinical resources.
  • Coordinates and/or schedules appropriate pre-transplant work-up and pre-donation work-up for autologous donors (recipients), stem cell consenting, mobilization and collection, as directed by protocol and physician. 
  • Evaluates pre-transplant testing, noting discrepancies between test results and eligibility criteria. Addresses test results with physician.
  • As authorized representative for CAR-T manufacturer, manages hospital enrollment and certification; ensures all relevant staff are trained in REMS for each immune effector cell product; ensures that processes and procedures related to REMS maintain compliance; and manages audits carried out by the manufacturer.
  • Educates patients along the continuum to assist understanding of processes and procedures surrounding pre- and post-transplant issues, disease, treatment, management, and supportive care.  Educates & serves as a resource for nurses and other multidisciplinary team members about patient care issues to promote positive outcomes for transplant patients.
  • Participates or leads team conferences, rounds, or meetings in relation to care of the transplant patient or program issues.  Responsible to update and maintain the clinical database.
  • Supports and participates in the strategic plan of CTCA, Department of Nursing, and Cellular Therapy Program.
  • Completes necessary documentation according to CIBMTR guidelines including pre- and post-transplant follow-up information.
  • Collaborates with transplant financial coordinator and insurance case managers to provide appropriate data to ensure authorizations and timely financial review.
  • Calls patients regarding follow-up related to insurance transplant procedure coverage, schedule of pre-transplant testing, stem cell mobilization and collection, transplant, and education follow-up. Document as appropriate in the outpatient electronic medical record.
  • Provides continual communication with manager, director, physicians, and nurses to ensure comprehensive management of patient care.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: 3 years stem cell transplant

Education: Associate Degree in Nursing or equivalent

Licensure: Arizona Registered Nurse License or a Registered Nurse License form a Compact State

Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Special Skills: Oncology/Hematology

Stem Cell Transplant

Training: Stem Cell Transplant and CAR-T

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

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