Preliminary Match Coordinator, C.W. Bill Young DOD Donor Center - Georgetown University Medical Cen
Preliminary Match Coordinator, C.W. Bill Young DOD Donor Center - Georgetown University Medical Center
The C.W. Bill Young Department of Defense (DoD) Marrow Donor Program - often called the DoD Marrow Donor Program or Salute to Life - is located in Rockville, Maryland, and has been in operation since 1991. We work exclusively with military personnel and their dependents, DoD civilian employees, Reservists, and Coast Guard and National Guard members to facilitate marrow and stem cell donations.
The Preliminary Match Coordinator administers donor activities for the Donor Marrow Program, working with other donor center staff, various military installations, civilian hospitals, and other National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) network partners, to ensure timely location of donors, coordination of sample collection, and medical testing of potential donors. Reporting to the Donor Services Manager, the Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:
- Locates potential marrow and stem cell donors quickly and accurately using multiple internet and phone resources, and documents all actions and interactions with donors within Case Flow computer database.
- Assesses interest and availability of potential donors, and educates participants regarding donation
- Completes health history questionnaires with potential donors while maintaining strict confidentiality; follows National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) guidelines for assessment of donor medical conditions; and takes concerns to the Donor Services Manager.
- Determines and assign appropriate status to potential donors, and takes complex issues to Team Leader.
- Arranges blood draw appointments on behalf of potential donors.
- Improves job competency by multiple means, including team meetings.
- Bachelor's degree - preferably in nursing or health-related field preferred (upon evaluation, equivalent combination ion of education and experience may be substituted for degree)
- 1 - 2 years combination of work and educational experience in health related field preferred
- Computer experience with word processing
- Advanced organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work with colleagues and donors of diverse backgrounds
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