The following responsibilities and core competencies may vary by organ group
Facilitates/coordinates individualized evaluations for potential organ recipients or living donors which includes: collection of patient medical data, patient/family education, identification of co-morbidities/contraindications to transplant (or living donation), collaboration with transplant team members.
Communicates and collaborates with the appropriate multidisciplinary transplant team members and referring/treating physicians.
Coordinates potential transplant surgery
Communicates with patient, transplant physicians, surgical team, donor team, and hospital departments to facilitate patient admissions for transplant or living donation.
Maintains appropriate documentation of transplant surgery per OPTN/UNOS/AHTI policy
Coordinates patient care in outpatient setting to achieve optimal healthcare recovery
Reinforces patient education
Monitors/assesses patient for potential post transplant complications
Assesses patient compliance with post transplant plan of care and medication regimen
BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT:
Coordinates the entry and the integration of patients into the program by facilitating appointments for tests, procedures, and required family services. Coordinates and expedites all BMT protocols and informed consents. Communicates and collaborates with multi-disciplinary team and other healthcare personnel relevant to the program and the status of upcoming patients
Coordinates/schedules the pre-bone marrow transplant evaluation for the patient and donor, when applicable
Coordinates/schedules the post-bone marrow transplant evaluation and testing according to patients’ protocol and in collaboration with attending physicians and office protocol
Performs calendar mapping for transplant conditioning
Communicates with cryopreservation laboratory to coordinate bone marrow harvesting, processing, cryopreservation, and reinfusions
Communicates the schedule for stem cell collections/harvest with the dialysis department
Coordinates financial authorizations for BMT care with PFS, Managed Care, and BMT center administration by communication with insurance provides and case managers
Coordinate with the blood bank to facilitate designated donor and phereses blood products for the patient
Facilitates patient and family education regarding all aspects of GMT care with assistance of primary care nurse. Assists in development of BMT education tools to be used in BMT patient teaching.
Completes NMDP Traxis searches, assistant in locating donors both related and unrelated through HLA typing.
Assists in updating protocols in collaboration with the medical director, protocol nurse, and patient
Assists in data collection for the program and reporting for Managed Care contracts
Participates in activities, hospital committees, and professional organizations relevant to BMT
Provides clinical support when needed to clinical staff nurses and trains new employees for the various duties required of a BMT care coordinator.
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Critical care experience or palliative care of patients with life-limiting or life-threatening illness
If in BMT unit â“ minimum of two years experience in field of leukemia, autologous, allogenic, and MUD transplantation; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
BSN or Bachelorâ™s degree in health related field
Transplant care experience
Nursing case management
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
If in BMT unit â“ ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
AH Transplant Institute (AHTI) Clinical Coordinators are members of a multidisciplinary team who work together to provide individualized care to patients who are seeking and/or have received an organ transplant. Responsibilities include coordinating patient care through all phases of transplantation which include pre-operative, peri-operative, and post-operative care and follow up. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.