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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | PostTransplant BMT
Category: Nursing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 717581
Date Posted: 12/28/2022
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Bone Marrow transplant (BMT) program and the Survivor Management Program involving patients, outside entities and the interdisciplinary BMT team. This position collaborates with the interdisciplinary team, patients, and various outside entities in order to obtain information, documentation, and data required prior to patients presenting to the BMT team for consideration and evaluation as a possible candidate for Bone Marrow Transplant.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Direct Patient Care
    • Delivery of direct patient care and supervises nursing care provided by assistive personnel.
    • Collaborates with nurse education specialists and nurse managers to provide information to the nursing staff.
    • Assesses data reflective of the patients status and appropriately interprets information relative to the patients age-specific needs.
  2. Manages patient and program information
    • Compiles, obtains, and manages records, referrals.
    • Inputs life-long chemotherapy and radiation calculations to determine future risk and follow-up requirements.
    • Monitors and manages in coming and out going information for both the Transplant and Survivor Programs.
    • Enters data and maintains patient information and results.
  3. Maintains and obtains as appropriate, data required for insurance, research, and other program contracts including relevant consents.
    • Enters evaluations results and other data into various data systems with continual maintenance of patient information.
    • Obtains consents.
    • Works closely with BMT financial entities and insurance. companies obtaining authorizations, verifying standard of care charges vs. research/study charges.
  4. Facilitates effective and efficient patient flow through all phases of treatment.
    • Communicates all appointments with the PCH multidisciplinary team and primary care physician.
    • Facilitates plan of care, patient education for both the transplant and survivor program.
    • Assesses and plans in collaboration with the patient, significant other and interdisciplinary health care
    • team to meet educational and pre-transplant needs.
    • Manages appointments, admission orders, upcoming yearly follow-up visits, HLA typing, various tests, pre and post transplant work-ups.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) Required
2. Bachelor`s Degree in Nursing (BSN) Required
3. Master`s in Nursing Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Three (3) or more years of related nursing experience Required
2. Experience with bone marrow transplant and hematology-oncology populations Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona Required
2. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Required
3. APHON Biotherapy and Chemotherapy certification within 6 months of hire Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Must be able to work flexible hours and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting. Ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment to achieve maximum operating efficiency required. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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