Vanderbilt University Medical Center Transplant Data Analyst, PRN - Bone Marrow Registry in Nashville, Tennessee

JOB CODE INFORMATION:

  1. Job Code: 5371

  2. Job Stream Description: TBD

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JOB SUMMARY:

In depth review of patient history including disease presentation, diagnosis, staging, pre-transplant therapy responses, status at transplant and determination of transplant outcomes including toxicity identification and grading, disease response, survival and quality of life. Monitor all disease or toxicity related evaluations (clinical labs, radiology etc.) whether performed at VUMC or an outside institution.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts chart review and analysis

  • Disease History is established including presentation and diagnosis

  • Treatment History is established including details of all therapies and responses

  • Pre-transplant status is established including documentation of any clinical conditions representing increased risk or influencing transplant outcome

  • Post-transplant disease response is established for patient's lifetime, including documentation of relapses, progressions and all post-transplant therapies and responses.

  • Transplantation toxicities are established including? documentation and grading, establish causality of all severe, unusual or life-threatening adverse events and secondary malignancies

  • Medical records are reviewed for specific transplant related issues for contract submissions and renewals.

  • Determines Disease Staging

  • Pre-transplant and post-transplant relapse/progression disease staging is determined according to most current implemented disease specific international standard guidelines.

  • Conducts Outcomes analysis

  • Utilize Transplant Registry and international standards to establish disease response to transplantation and all other administered therapies

  • Recommend appropriate post-transplant re-staging studies to Transplant attendings or referring physicians when necessary to ensure that follow-up testing is comparable to pre-transplant evaluations for comparisons

  • Patient follow-up conducted? Contact physician offices, utilize electronic resources and contact patients directly to determine survival

  • Quality Assurance

  • Documentation of unauthorized protocol deviations as requested.

  • Assist in production of reports for presentation to the SCT Program Quality Assurance Board relating to identified Program Quality Indicators.

  • Enters patient data into database/systems

  • Database entry of results of all of the above into appropriate designated database systems for mandatory submission to transplant registries, use in clinical trials and retrospective analysis to determine treatment safety and efficacy.

  • Continuing Education

  • Maintain a current understanding of transplantation issues by attending conferences and presentations and reviewing relevant literature

  • Present summary of pertinent information to other team members in periodic meetings as assigned.

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Associate's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

Movement

  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

Sensory

  • Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.

  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

Environmental Conditions

Job Administrative and Clerical Support

Organization: Bone Marrow Registry 20 201147

Title: Transplant Data Analyst, PRN - Bone Marrow Registry

Location: TN-Nashville-Crystal Terrace

Requisition ID: 1803115