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Preliminary Match Coordinator, Marrow Donor Program – Georgetown University Medical Center
The Preliminary Match Coordinator coordinates donor activities for the C.W. Bill Young DoD Donor Center and reports directly to the supervisor. S/he works with the Associate Director, other donor center staff, various military installations, civilian hospitals, and other NMDP network partners to ensure timely location of donors, coordination of sample collection and medical testing of potential donors. The incumbent also conducts medical screening information of all DoD volunteer preliminary match donors. These functions are performed in accordance with the philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards of Georgetown University medical Center. 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 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 escalates concerns to the Donor Services Manager.
Determines and assigns appropriate status to potential donors and escalates complex issues to the Team Leader.
Arranges blood draw appointments on behalf of potential donors.
Maintains and improve job competency through multiple means including team meetings.
Bachelor's degree in nursing or health-related field preferred, though equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
1 - 2 years' combination of work and educational experience in health related field preferred
Computer experience with word processing, advanced verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work with colleagues and donors of diverse backgrounds and attention to detail
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