Blood & Marrow Transplantation & Cell Therapy Program

UAB Medicine’s Blood & Marrow Transplantation & Cell Therapy Program staff strives to provide exceptional care to every patient while maintaining a great working environment for our staff. We believe that providing superior care to our patients begins with having a healthy culture that promotes positive and professional coworker relationships. Our staff’s motto: “It’s always about them, never about us.”

We are an oncology unit providing chemotherapy treatment followed by a stem cell or bone marrow transplantation to patients with a cancer diagnosis. We also operate an outpatient center to treat patients after a stem cell or bone marrow transplantation, along with an intensive care unit for patients who need more extensive care.

Patient Population

  • Adults with hematologic malignancies receiving allogeneic and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplants
  • Leukemia, Lymphoma, Hodgkin’s Disease, Multiple Myeloma
  • Medical intensive care patients
  • Other critically ill patients as capacity allows

Number of Beds

  • 17
  • Adjoining outpatient clinic

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:2-3

Rotation/Shifts

  • 7a-7p and 7p-7a
  • Flexible scheduling based on unit-specific guidelines
  • Self scheduling model
  • Accommodations for school schedules so staff can advance their education

Skill Mix

  • Registered Nurse - 95%
  • Patient Care Technician - 5%

Nursing Unit Orientation

  • 9 - 12 weeks variable on experience and learning style

 


 

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