HCA, Hospital Corporation of America BMT Coordinator in Denver, Colorado
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) provides state-of-the-art, complex medical care in the heart of Denver. Patients come from six states in the Rocky Mountain region, including Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, and South Dakota. Centers of Excellence Include: Advanced Center for Spinal Microsurgery. Bariatric Surgery. Cardiac Rehabilitation. Certified by the American Association of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Colorado Blood Cancer Institute. Comprehensive Cancer Programs. The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk. Denver Wound Healing Center. Diabetes Management Center. High-risk Obstetrics, Level IIIC NICU & Pediatrics. Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine. Kidney Transplant Center. Level IV Trauma Center. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Sleep Study Lab. Spine and Joint Care Specialty Services. Vascular Center Thoracic Outlet Program
Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Coordinator Position Summary:*Responsible for the planning, coordination and admission of all patients requiring autologous or allogeneic blood or marrow transplants. Establish and maintain collaborative practice and working relationships with all healthcare team members and serve as a liaison for patients, families, physicians, and nurses throughout the transplant process. Works closely with the Financial Coordinator and Social Worker to anticipate any financial difficulties for the patients while undergoing the transplant process. Works collaboratively with the Donor Coordinator during the search for a related or unrelated donor. Responsible for thoroughly educating patients prior to transplant and communicating with them frequently regarding the transplant timeline. Advocates for the transplant patient’s safety during the work-up to transplant. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. • We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual • We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness • We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives. • We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; BLS – Healthcare provider. OCN or CHTC certification preferred.
B. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
C. Experience: Minimum of three years experience as a RN in a bone marrow/stem cell transplant program or equivalent hematology/oncology nursing experience. Other specialty coordination experience will be considered.
D. Special Qualifications: Able to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. Advanced understanding of hematology/oncology terminology. Able to coordinate a safe and timely transplant process and work effectively with the transplant physician to ensure good communication. Able to function as a part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical thinking skills. Independently seeks self-education where needed to understand disease processes and the role of transplant. Consistent and detailed documentation and cross-checks required.
Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the BMT Clinic Manager, Clinical Nurse Coordinator and Charge Nurse. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Ages of Patients Served: This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)
Title: BMT Coordinator
Location: Colorado-Denver-Presbyterian/St. Luke%27s Medical Center
Requisition ID: 03166-59022