Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Coordinator
The Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) and Cellular Therapy Coordinator is accountable to ensure that all patients who are being evaluated for and undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation and/or cell therapy receive comprehensive, coordinated care in an organized, consistent, efficient, and high quality manner. The role will help to shape the development and evolution of the Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (TCT) Program, serving to enhance its overall effectiveness, productivity, and quality. This position serves as the glue for facilitating an organized and comprehensive approach to the management of patients undergoing bone marrow transplants and/or receiving cellular therapy. The HCT and Cellular Therapy Coordinator coordinates all services and systems to provide an organized, multi-disciplinary team approach for the care of patients within the TCT service. Participates in the development and implementation of clinical programs and procedures and participates in the performance improvement program. Coordinates the entry and integration of prospective patients into and through the TCT Program while serving as a clinical and educational consultant to the nursing staff, medical staff, management, and other members of the health care team regarding the management of transplant and cellular therapy patients. This role is the common thread providing continuity of care for TCT patients throughout the process and beyond.
At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.
- Education: 4 year Bachelor’s degree (required). Graduate of an accredited Nursing program; B.S. in Nursing (required).
- Experience: Minimum three years clinical experience in Blood and marrow transplant and/or Cellular Therapy (required). Refer to the Life Support Training Policy NH-HR-3096.
- Licensure/certification/registration: Current North Carolina RN licensure required. Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) or Bone and Marrow Transplant Certification preferred.
- Additional skills required:
- Interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
- Skills in patient education, leadership, consulting, teamwork and collaboration are necessary.
- Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members.
- Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care.
- Strong critical thinking skills.
- Desire to provide compassionate, holistic care.
- Able to work independently without close supervision.
- Demonstration of high energy and flexibility to accommodate one program's interest in two locations.
- Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills with attention to fine detail.
- Desire to be vested in the culture and nuisances of the TCT ProgramDesire to learn and master basic fundamentals of TCT and be a lifelong learner of ongoing advancements and improvement in TCT practice.
- Must maintain a cooperative and positive attitude.
- Ability and flexibility to adapt in an evolving high-energy environment. Exhibit trustworthiness that contributes to a positive and productive teamwork dynamic.
- Additional skills preferred: Knowledge of HCT and cellular therapy processes, including mobilization, apheresis, conditioning regimens, HCT/cellular product infusion, pre and post TCT patient care, chimeric antigen receptor Tcell (CAR T) therapies and complications, Center for International Blood & Marrow Research (CIBMTR) reporting, and standards of the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) (preferred).
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
- Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
- The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
- All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".
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