Transplant Nurse Coordinator
The Transplant Nurse collaborates with physicians and members of the interdisciplinary teams to facilitate autologous and allogeneic transplants at the organization; serves as the primary contact between the BMT program, the patients, donors, National Marrow and Donor Program (NMDP) and ancillary support services for a majority of per-transplant activities; assumes a number of different roles, including but not limited to: clinician, educator, resource person, navigator, patient advocate and organization representative; arranges for tests, exams, procedures and consults for blood and marrow transplant (BMT) recipients, related/unrelated donors and for NMDP volunteer donors referred for product collection to the organization; participates in discussions with BMT physicians in identifying best donor/recipient match by comparative evaluations of HLA typing and other considerations such as the patient’s disease status and donor’s age, gender, blood type, height and weight; performs and reports on the status of all unrelated NMDP searches; reviews all clinical information and provides clinical summary of patient to providers prior to clinic visits as needed; completes and maintains all spreadsheets containing patient data, i.e. HLA typing, patient lists, consult lists, etc.; communicates with referring physicians regarding the patients’ status in all phases of the transplant process; notifies clinical personnel and case management department of all changes in patient schedules for pre-transplant or transplant phase of care and any alternative courses of action that need to be implemented; educates patients, families and caregivers about the transplant process, evaluations, HLA typing, donor selection as appropriate and long-term follow-up and care; participates in multi-disciplinary conferences for management of the program including, but not limited to: patient clearance, QA, consent review and SOP revision; attends educational in-services as appropriate; participates in professional activities and related transplant organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.
Applicants must possess a License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York and possess a Bachelor’s degree and the equivalent of one year of full-time oncology nursing experience.The preferred candidate will have BMT experience (Adults and Pediatrics), CRS experience and knowledge of Allscripts. The preferred candidate will possess the ability to multi-task, possess high organizational skill and be able to work well with patients, families and providers.
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