Job Description

Job Title: Oncology Clinical Coordinator (RN) - Stem Cell Transplant / Immunotherapy Program
Job ID: 683536
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: Lemieux HBC
Location: 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

Purpose:

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is currently hiring for a regular Full-Time Oncology Clinical Coordinator (RN) to help support the Lemieux Center in Shadyside/Pittsburgh, PA. 

This Oncology Clinical Coordinator will work with the Stem Cell Transplant team at the Mario Lemieux Center within the Hillman Cancer Center and have a strong focus on the Immunotherapy program. 

This position will work a regular full time Monday-Friday daylight schedule.

Under the direction of the Program Manager, Stem Cell Transplant, the coordinator will work with physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals to coordinate the evaluation of a patient for a stem cell transplant (inpatient or outpatient) at the UPMC Cancer Centers.


Responsibilities:
  • Attends weekly team meeting and gives patient/donor report Attends monthly FACT meeting.
  • Communicates with the Managers of the outpatient unit at the Hillman Cancer Center and hospital inpatient unit (7W) related to admissions, complicated patient/family issues and other needed consultations.
  • Completes the following prior to admission of the patient: Chemotherapy orders Consents Treatment grid-sends to appropriate departments HSC lab requisition All other information (testing results, etc) related to the eligibility check list
  • Coordinates the scheduling of intakes. Sends educational information and informational letters to patients/donors. Meets with the patient/donor/family at intake with the transplant physician. Reviews the plan and education with the patient/donor. Coordinates pre testing schedule and line placement. Assists with insurance clearance (i.e. send H&P to Case Manager, other tests, consent or protocol if requested. Dictates the note following intake and sends a copy to the referring physician Reviews the consent with the patient and obtains appropriate signatures. Completes eligibility checklist, reviews any abnormal findings with the physician, and obtains physician sign off. Schedules inpatient/outpatient admission ( mobilization and transplant)
  • For patients involved in the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), the following applies: Conducts preliminary search Conducts formal search Coordinates scheduling of the transplant with all appropriate departments Sends weekly communication report to the NMDP Completes NMDP training and orientation-formal classes Submits data to the NMDP in a timely fashion Assists with and /or completes data required
  • Orient staff to new policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to the members of any department working with the transplant team.
  • Programmatic development including: Reviewing and writing policies and procedures
  • Quality management- performing audits, watching trends and implementing change based on trends. Report out at quality meetings regarding data
  • Schedules pheresis for patients/donors. Coordinates pheresis schedule daily with Pheresis Dept. and HSC lab as appropriate. Registers patient for IBMTR, ABMTR. Arranges donor typing for patients.
  • Serves on a quality team management committee and gives report at FACT meeting as appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated competence in professional nursing practice. 
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.  
  • Five (5) years nursing experience with three (3) years in clinical specialty.  
    • One (1) year of current experience in clinical specialty. 
  • Transplant experience preferred
  • BSN preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania.

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Registered Nurse

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $28.37 to $47.88

Union Position: No

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