Do you have a passion for providing the highest quality of patient care? Would you like to take your nursing career to the next level at one of the top ten medical facilities in the United States? Your compassion and clinical expertise will be utilized to their fullest in this dynamic full-time Registered Nurse position.
At Cedars-Sinai, the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute doesn't treat all cancers the same. There are more than 20 cancer centers, programs or specialized services that specialize in treatment and leading edge research into specific forms of cancer. These centers and programs provide patient centered care and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures. The Blood & Marrow Transplant program has completed more than 1,500 stem cell and bone marrow transplant procedures since it was established two decades ago and performs about 140 transplants a year.
Summary of Essential Duties:
The Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Clinical Program Coordinator, Registered Nurse, is responsible for facilitating, planning and coordinating all aspects of care for BMT transplant patients throughout the continuum of services.
You will serve as the primary BMT coordinator for the interdisciplinary team, including: physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, financial analysts, case managers, and support staff.
This Registered Nurse Program Coordinator acts as a multi-disciplinary liaison to organize appropriate orders, consents, and research activities that support autologous/allogeneic BMT services.
You can look forward to successfully coordinating patient care to meet patient needs.
Serves as the on-site coordinator for the patient, family and/or caregiver(s) providing education, information, and resources about the transplant experience, and capable of clearly communicating arrangements and plans throughout the trajectory of autologous/allogeneic transplant, and its related services.
Assembles appropriate patient medical records required for documentation of diagnosis, staging, and treatment response that is necessary to demonstrate pre-transplant suitability.
Assists with insurance case management duties required for appropriate insurance authorizations.
Capable of performing related and unrelated donor searches and all affiliated duties necessary to facilitate donor identification, selection, and the organization of the collection of donor product(s) to meet transplant recipient needs.
Acts as the BMT primary site liaison and intermediary for contact with outside agency(s) for the procurement and shipment of any unrelated donor product(s) to align with transplant recipient needs. BMT Clinical Program Coordinator functions as an advocate for the patient throughout the transplant process, and must maintain competency to provide care to special needs populations, and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Helps support the organization to address patient safety concerns based on National Patient Safety Goals.
Actively contributes to the BMT Quality Assurance (QA) program by assisting with the development of QA projects and collection of data associated with quality improvement activities.
Contributes to the timely collection of post-transplant data and survival outcomes to meet programmatic clinical, financial, and regulatory requirements.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.