Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Transplant and Cell Therapy Coordinator provides specialized pediatric patient and resource scheduling for high complexity, high risk clinical services supporting hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients and donors as well as a number of other cell therapies. Following exceptionally tightly defined procedures as a member of a highly orchestrated interdisciplinary team, Transplant and Cell Therapy Coordinators perform complex and time sensitive scheduling procedures across multiple clinical platforms using diverse computer systems following proscribed documentation and checklists. Requiring an ability to learn and work within multiple sets of regulatory compliance requirements, and performing complex decision tree procedures in more advanced levels of the job family, Transplant and Cell Therapy Coordinators provide vital technical support infrastructure to a dynamic clinical environment of care. Transplant and Cell Therapy Coordinators work closely with and schedule patients and donors, or may perform donor search and clearance procedures, on behalf of clinical providers, nursing staff, apheresis and other tissue collection staff, cell processing staff, NMDP network centers, donor registries, social work, care coordination resource specialists, clinic testing and exam staff, procedures facilities, off-site medical facilities, oral medicine and other consulting specialist offices, hospital admitting, and a host of other resources involved in the preparation for and ongoing care of patients undergoing cellular therapies, ensuring that required documents are available at appointments and testing is performed within standards as established by FACT, the FDA, NMDP and JC and the specific protocol under which the patient is treated. In conjunction with RN transplant coordinators, Transplant and Cell Therapy Coordinators provide extensive direction to patients, donors and caregivers to ensure that patients and donors understand their schedules for testing and treatment, and assist them in accessing appropriate staff and resources to ensure compliance and support the best possible outcomes.
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