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Coordinates all donor activities (i.e., information session, sample collection, physical exam and clearance, travel arrangements) for the C.W. Bill Young Marrow Donor center, up to and including stem cell donation and follow-ups after the stem cell donation. Reports directly to supervisor, works with the Associate Director, and staff, various military installations, civilian hospitals, and other NMDP donor and transplant centers to ensure timely coordination of sample collection and medical testing of potential stem cell donors. Reviews all medical screening information and performs follow-up with all DoD volunteer stem cell donors. These functions are performed in accordance with the philosophy, policies and standards of Georgetown University Medical Center and NMDP.
Coordinate and document all arrangements for stem cell procurement from compatible donor.
Conduct information sessions, arrange command authorization, pre-collection specimen donation, physical exam, and autologous unit donation, coordinate donor travel arrangements, complete collection forms and requirements, status donors and coordinate status notification, make courier travel arrangements, and follow-up with donors post-donation.
Document all actions and interactions appropriately within appropriate forms, documents, and databases. Interact with NMDP Case Management staff to ensure adequate and open communication.
Participate in contingency exercises and activities, as needed. In case of emergency, be prepared to provide significant extra assistance to program activities. Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.
Maintain skill and knowledge base. Participate in team meetings and trainings to expand own knowledge and that of team members.
Create, send, and track shipment of kits for donor specimen collection. Coordinate collections with donors and ensure safe/timely delivery of kits.
Bachelor's degree, Master's degree in nursing or health-related field preferred
Upon evaluation, equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for degree.
1-2 years donor coordination experience, or 3-5 years, preferably in a health related field, or equivalent combination
Computer experience with word processing, advance oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills
Good computer skills and advanced organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to work with colleagues and donors of diverse backgrounds and attention to detail
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