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Oncology Clinical Coordinator (RN) - Stem Cell Transplant & CAR-T Prgm. - (Lemieux Ctr.)

  • Job ID: 579345214
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: M-F Daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: ONC00-UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • Department: Lemieux HBC
  • Location: 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $31.08 to $52.46 / hour

Description

Purpose:

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is internationally recognized for its leadership in the prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer and is the region's only comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute.

As the preeminent institution in western Pennsylvania for the delivery of cancer care, the performance of basic, translational, and clinical research, and the education of the next generation of cancer researchers and physicians, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is exceptionally well-positioned to contribute to the global effort to reduce the burden of cancer.

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.  This position offers a $6,000 sign-on bonus and will work a regular full-time Monday-Friday daylight schedule (optional 8 or 10-hour shifts - 4 or 5 days per week) with partial work from home options 1+ days per week.

Under the direction of the Program Manager; Cellular Therapy Program Stem Cell Transplant and CAR-T Cell Therapy; 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 Hillman Cancer Center. 

 
Responsibilities:

  • Orient staff to new policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to the members of any department working with the transplant team.
  • Attends weekly team meetings and gives patient/donor report/Attends monthly FACT meetings.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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 checklist
  • 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.
  • Programmatic development including reviewing and writing policies and procedures
  • Serves on a quality team management committee and gives report at FACT meetings as appropriate.
  • Quality management- performing audits, watching trends and implementing change based on trends.Report out at quality meetings regarding data

 

Qualifications

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


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

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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