Aug 02, 2021

Bone Marrow Transport Coordinator - Sci Hematology Oncology

  • Providence
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Bone Marrow Transport Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Sci Hematology Oncology at Swedish First Hill campus in Seattle, WA.

The BMT Coordinator is responsible for assessment of needs, education, and coordination of the care of BMT and certain Blood Cancer patients and their families required throughout the disease process. The coordinator will communicate all aspects of the plan of care with patients, families, and other members of the Transplant Team, other health care providers, and payors.

In this position you will:

  • Monitors patient/family before, during and after transplantation for physical, emotional, psychosocial, and financial needs and intervenes when appropriate.
  • Coordinates the patient pre-admission work-up and visits. Gathers and reviews all pertinent clinical information (including past treatments and outcomes) and presents this to the transplant physician with special notes to abnormal results.
  • Collaborates with direct health care providers to establish plan of care, facilitates continuity of care across departments (both in-patient and out-patient) within hospital and home health providers.
  • Coordinates the transfer of patient care from Stem Cell Transplant Program back to referring physician and is responsible for long-term follow-up, which includes but is not limited to: periodic updates on patient condition, coordinating follow-up visits with Stem Cell Transplant physician and referring physician, and coordinating provision of post-discharge necessary services.
  • Educates patients, their families, to assist understanding of the disease, and processes and procedures surrounding pre- and post-transplant issues.


Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of current oncology nursing experience, preferably in an outpatient setting
  • Current Washington State Registered Nursing License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Applicants without a BSN degree must actively pursue and attain a BSN within six (6) years of hire.
  • Registered Nurses hired between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2015 must actively pursue and attain a BSN within seven (7) years of hire. In the event that the employee does not acquire his/her BSN by the above deadlines, there will be a labor/management review process and discussion on the nurse’s individual circumstance.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Experience in Hematology / Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Oncology Certified Nurse certification

About the Swedish First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 292856