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Emory Healthcare/Emory University RN, BMT Nurse Coordinator, HemOnc / Bone Marrow Transplant, 8am-4:30pm in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals: Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital.

Our nurses are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Accountable for the coordination of care across the continuum for BMT patients and families. Oversees the BMT Plan by collaborating with BMT Physicians and members of the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Manages consistent patient care by assuming the roles of educator, resource person, researcher, and direct and indirect patient care provider. Actively communicates pertinent information to those involved in the care of the patient so that well informed decisions are made in a timely manner.

  • The position is associated with a significant level of autonomy; therefore, the individual must be highly motivated and able to work independently. Demonstrates skill as a leader, researcher, and educator.

  • Organizes and helps facilitate continued care after consultation based on the plan of care for each patient; Obtains insurance authorization and coordinates efforts to establish clinical and financial plans pre-intra-post transplant; Educates patients and families about the transplant process.

  • Functions as the primary contact from the BMT department for the patient and family; Facilitates and coordinates the evaluation of potential transplant candidates; Compiles data for assessment by physicians and advanced practice providers; and in conjunction with principal investigator, research nurses, and advanced practice providers, assesses patient eligibility for BMT protocols. Communicates plan to all internal/external team members.

  • Notifies all necessary inpatient/outpatient personnel and insurance case management of all changes in patient schedules for pre-transplant or transplant phase of care and any alternative courses of action that need to be implemented. Notifies team and/or providers of potential barriers to transplant and/or discharge planning issues; i.e., lack of care givers, lack of prescription drug coverage, etc.; any changes in the patient's clinical condition or pre-transplant schedules. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSN required, Masters Degree in nursing preferred.

  • State of Georgia nursing license required.

  • Prefer Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certification or obtain within 1 year of employment.

  • Prefer BMTCTN/OCN or obtain within 2 years of employment. Demonstrated experience in Oncology nursing for minimum of 1 year.

  • Prefer case management experience.

  • Prefer Bone marrow transplant experience in an inpatient or outpatient setting for at least 1 year. BLS Healthcare Provider certification required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

  • Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department TEC Hem Onc Bone Marrow Transp

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 65938

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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