The Registry Financial Coordinator initiates and coordinates the unrelated donor search and financial clearance processes for transplant candidates, which includes interaction with transplant physicians, nurse coordinators, patients, families, laboratories, governmental entities and insurance companies. This position also completes patient billing and reimbursement of National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Consults with patients and family members to obtain consent to begin donor search and testing, provide education regarding the donor search process, and to document the recipient identification and the donor identification number on the transplant recipient's arm band prior to transplant.
Initiates and coordinates donor search process with the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) to identify compatible donors for unrelated transplant candidates.
Analyzes compatibility reports, selects potential donors and coordinates further compatibility testing and transfer of samples from patients and donors. Reports results to physicians and nurse coordinators.
Ensures completion of clinical data forms required by the NMDP.
Verifies transplant benefits and coordinates financial clearance, including submission of clinical information and appeal information as needed. Submits request for funding from NMDP for donor search services as needed.
Presents donor search and financial status of active patients at weekly multidisciplinary team meetings.
Maintains files on the patient search process according to the standards of the Foundation for the Accreditation of Stem Cell Therapy (FACT) and the NMDP.
Coordinates arrangements for obtaining, collecting and transporting blood samples and hematopoietic stem cell products to ensure its arrival for transplant.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships across organizational lines.
Ability to develop and implement short and long range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures.
Ability to balance multiple demands and respond to time constraints
Ability to understand, optimize and document complex processes.
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in writing.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.
Location/Facility Baylor University Medical Center
Specialty/Department/Practice Bone Marrrow Transplant
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
QUALIFICATIONS - EDUCATION - Associate's - EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
Internal Number: 20015816
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!