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Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Work Schedule:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time; 40 hours
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  60103

 

BMT Clinical Nurse Coordinator

The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorder Center Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) program consists of 4 Clinical Nurse Coordinators, 8 APPs, 8 Physicians and a Quality Manager. We perform 80+ pediatric autologous and allogeneic transplants per year. In addition, we are involved in CAR-T and Gene Therapies.


Nurse coordinators work closely with our research team, cellular therapy lab and apheresis team to coordinate care of patients during the admission process for BMT. Currently, nurse coordinators role begins at referral and ends on admission to transplant or infusion of immune effector cells.


Duties include care coordination of recipient and donor work-up, communicating with referral teams during pre-transplant process, and collaboration with research nurses/coordinators. Responsibilities also include patient and family teaching, standard of practice (SOP) review/revision, and administrative responsibilities. Coordinators have an integral role in the weekly candidate review meeting and participate in diseased based team meetings of referring teams within our Center. Coordinators coordinate sibling and haplo donors and do their own unrelated searches.

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

EXPERIENCE*
  • 4 years of experience in nursing
  • 2 years of experience in specialty nursing in appropriate area
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 30 days of employment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Business, or related field
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Demonstrated computer skills in database management
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Coordinates evaluation and consultation process for patients in inpatient and outpatient settings and ensures appropriate documentation and follow-up of tests and coordination of care.
  2. Ensures appropriate outpatient care and follow-up by receiving and returning outpatient phone calls in a timely fashion and providing documents and medication refills as needed.
  3. Develops, maintains, and implements protocols, data collection tools, and communication mediums to ensure research patients, gathering and recording research/quality improvement data, and coordinating follow-up appointments.
  4. Provides input and assists in developing policies and procedures and coordinating regulatory accreditation and audit process to support continuous assessment of patient care and develop methods for improvement.
  5. Establishes relationships with departments and managers to ensure program activities comply with organizational guidelines and regulatory standards.
  6. Develops instruction and information programs for staff to educate on program criteria, current developments, project status, and how program activities impact the organization.
  7. Performs other activities as necessary to ensure and provide a safe and therapeutic continuity of patient care.
  8. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Nursing - Nursing-Non Bedside


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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