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Barnes-Jewish Hospital is looking for an experienced RN to maintain all quality management aspects of the transplant cellular therapy program.
Remote Opportunity- must reside in Greater St. Louis area
The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is an international leader in cancer treatment, research, prevention, education and community outreach. It is the only cancer center in Missouri and within a 240-mile radius of St. Louis to hold the prestigious Comprehensive Cancer Center designation from the National Cancer Institute and membership in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Parent institutions Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine also are nationally recognized, with U.S. News & World Report consistently ranking the hospital and medical school among the nation's elite. Employees in Oncology Services work side by side with Washington University medical oncologists providing treatment and coordination care for patients with a variety of cancers. Employees provide immediate access for patients experiencing physical and/or emotional distress due to the cancer diagnosis and assistance navigating the complex treatment plans.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region’s top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri’s largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.
For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet® hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.
Responsible and accountable for coordinating, planning and maintaining all quality management aspects of the transplant program. Also responsible for improving key processes, policies and procedures as they relate to regulatory compliance with all applicable agencies. The position will complete audits of clinical and program workflow processes as well as documentation of processes to ensure all regulatory requirements are met. Expected to develop and maintain professional affiliations to keep abreast of the regulatory requirements for transplants in both the outpatient and inpatient hospital settings.
Performs analysis of quality and performance improvement including responsibilities for coordination and collection of data, analysis and trending of required regulatory indicators (internal and external), process measures and clinical outcomes measures.
Educates staff and physicians on regulatory /accrediting requirements to promote readiness and ongoing compliance.
Coordinates all quality management activities for the Transplant Program. Ensures program's compliance with all applicable regulatory agency quality requirements.
Completes audits of clinical program activities and workflow to ensure compliance with regulations and written standard operating procedures. Identify gaps using audit results and implement changes as needed.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to identify and resolve patient care management concerns (including related stem cell donors). Audits patient/donor care processes throughout transplant experience to ensure patient safety concerns and/or issues are identified and changes implemented as needed.
BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
5-10 years of experience
Registered Nurse (RN) License
Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare related field
Master's Degree in Healthcare related field
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan - 401(k) plan - Tuition Assistance - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.