Job Description

Cellular Therapy Allogeneic RN Transplant Coordinator

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

The Cellular Therapy Allogeneic RN Transplant Coordinator is a registered nurse responsible for coordinating the care of adult allogeneic stem cell recipients, related and unrelated donors, during all phases of the transplant trajectory. This position is responsible for the expert assessment of needs, education, and coordination of care of stem cell patients, caregivers, and donors throughout the transplant process. The transplant coordinator communicates all aspects of the plan of care with patients, families, donors, members of the multidisciplinary cellular therapy team, and payors to deliver safe, efficient, and effective patient care, and achieve excellent patient outcomes. This position is responsible for donor apheresis and marrow coordination with the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). The Allogeneic RN Transplant Coordinator is an integral member of a larger interdisciplinary team contributing to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and in providing leadership to the organization.  


  • Collaborate with the leukemia service coordinator to ensure seamless treatment and transition to transplant in a time sensitive manner.
  • Coordinate and schedule the evaluation process including the pre-transplant work-up of the allogeneic transplant recipient and pre-donation work-up of the related or unrelated donor.
  • Coordinate peripheral blood apheresis and marrow harvest donation, transplant, and post-transplant care as directed by protocol and physician. Coordinate all aspects of stem cell transplant consenting process for both recipient and donor.
  • Responsible for the coordination of care and donor procurement through the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), with required completion and submission of all associated documents.
  • Evaluate clinical pre-transplant testing, noting discrepancies between test results and eligibility criteria with the transplant physician.
  • Develop disease specific chemotherapy and research protocol transplant treatment plans for leukemia and blood cancers, and relapsed disease.
  • Educate patients along the continuum to assist understanding of processes and procedures surrounding pre- and post-transplant issues, disease, treatment, management, and supportive care.  Educate & serve as a resource for nurses and other multidisciplinary team members about patient care issues to promote positive outcomes for transplant patients.
  • Participate in team conferences, rounds, or meetings in relation to care of the transplant patient or program issues.  Responsible to update and maintain the Cellular Therapy patient database.
  • Complete necessary documentation according to CIBMTR guidelines including pre- and post-transplant follow-up information.
  • Collaborate with cellular therapy finance specialists and liaise with insurance case managers to ensure appropriate authorizations, timely utilization review, and maximize program reimbursement.  
  • Provide continual communication with manager, director, physicians, and nurses to ensure comprehensive management of patient care.
  • Support and participate in the strategic plan of the Cellular Therapy Program at CTCA-COH.



Experience: 3 years stem cell transplant

Education: Associate Degree in Nursing or equivalent, BSN Preferred

Licensure: Arizona Registered Nurse License or a Registered Nurse License form a Compact State

Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Special Skills: Oncology/Hematology; Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant

Training: Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant NMDP Coordinator Training


Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Certification Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN), Bone Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse (BMTCN), ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider

Pay Range

$74,149.92 - $122,107.44

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

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