Preliminary Match Coordinator, Marrow Donor Program - Georgetown University Medical Center

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 01, 2017
Closes
Aug 30, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
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Preliminary Match Coordinator, Marrow Donor Program - 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 C.W. Bill Young DoD Donor Center.  Works with the Associate Director, 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.  Duties 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.
  • Maintains and improves job competency, through multiple means, including team meetings.
  • Arranges blood draw appointments on behalf of potential donors.
  • Determines and assigns appropriate status (example, TU, NI) to potential donors; and escalates complex issues to Team Leader.
  • Conducts medical screening information of all DoD volunteer preliminary match donors.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with the philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards of Georgetown University Medical Center.
  • Follows guidelines for assessment of donor medical conditions and escalates concerns to Supervisor of Donor Services.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or health-related field preferred (upon evaluation, equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for degree)
  • 1 to 2 years combination of work and educational experience in health related field preferred
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills and advanced organizational skills
  • Ability to work with colleagues and donors of diverse backgrounds and attention to detail
  • Preference for educational experience in health

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