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Bone Marrow RN Program Coordinator (Full Time, Day shift) - Med Surg

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Miami
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Bone Marrow RN Program Coordinator (Full Time, Day shift)Job Summary

Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, anticipates, and supervises individual patient care according to organizational policies and procedures. Serves as primary point of contact for patients and families. Assumes responsibility in association with physicians and leaders to serve as a liaison for the patient/family, community, and other NCHS specialties. Establishes and maintains contact with cellular therapy patients to eliminate barriers for timely treatment by coordinating patient care across the continuum. Provides patient education related to illness and planned treatment. Provides patients with resources and linkages including community, patient/family support, and assistance in meeting transplant related needs as identified by patients and families. Serves as subject matter expert for clinical data required by regulatory parties for cellular therapy.

Job Specific Duties

* Ensures safe and efficient patient care. Works closely with physicians in all specialty areas to coordinate and communicate the patient's care plan.
* Ensures further development of a collaborative, streamlined transitional patient and family process while working with physicians in the community and/or other related services.
* Works and collaborates with multidisciplinary teams and necessary third parties to maintain and implement up-to-date coordinated patient care for cellular therapy patients; communicates with all members of the healthcare team on behalf of the patient.
* Develops & enhances clinical processes by incorporating best practices with the goal of providing an excellent quality clinical experience for patients. Assures smooth transition of inpatient/outpatient experiences.
* Identifies, informs, and educates patients about cellular therapy. Provides educational materials to parents. Develops care plans to enhance education and satisfaction; addresses clinical concerns.
* Collaborates in the screening and referral of patients for eligibility for research clinical trials.
* Serves as a nurse liaison to facilitate services for cellular therapy patients and leads in the coordination of complex care across a continuum from recipient/donor identification, collection, and infusion of cellular therapy products.
* Ensures communication between staff & physicians; proactively schedules appointments for pre-transplant patients serves as a front-line resource to obtain records, test results, & other clinical information.
* Along with administrative staff, keeps meticulous data for clinical outcomes and performs quality audits to meet regulatory requirements.
* Participates in donor screening, selection, and clearance. Collaborates with the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) to secure, and obtain unrelated donor and cord blood units used for patient's Bone Marrow Transplant.
* Serves as the subject matter expert for cellular therapy and provides/submits necessary clinical data for regulatory bodies including FACT, CIBMTR, NMDP, & FDA.
* Promotes a safe "error free" working environment by consistently performing thorough hand-offs, supporting infection prevention, and other patient safety measures.
* Disseminates new information across the institution and remains current and at the cutting edge of specialty.

Minimum Job Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
* RN Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced Nursing License Compact (eNLC) - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
* American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
* 3-5 years of experience in Hematology/Oncology or Bone Marrow Transplant

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Master's Degree in Nursing preferred
* Specialty Certification within 2 years of hire preferred
* Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
* Strong Interpersonal communication skills
* Good analytical, deduction, and anticipation skills
* Strong organizational skills
* Conflict management skills
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
* Demonstrates clinical knowledge of healthcare structure, scheduling, and clinical capabilities

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami , Bone Marrow RN Program Coordinator (Full Time, Day shift) - Med Surg, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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