The Cell Therapy Coordination job family provides specialized adult and pediatric patient and resource scheduling for high complexity, high risk clinical services supporting hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients and donors, and immune effector cell therapies including CAR-T. Following exceptionally tightly defined procedures as a member of a highly orchestrated interdisciplinary team, Cell Therapy Coordinators perform complex and time sensitive case management and scheduling processes 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, Cell Therapy Coordinators provide vital technical support infrastructure to a dynamic clinical environment of care.
Cell Therapy Coordinators work closely with and schedule patients and donors, or may perform donor search and clearance procedures, supporting 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. Ensures 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, 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.
This position will be on-site fully for the training period of a few months, then partial remote 3-days on-site and 2-remote. Employees must reside in MA, NH or RI.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. This position is specific to Pediatric Stem Cell transplant.
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At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong. As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff. Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.
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