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The Preliminary Match Coordinator coordinates donor activities for the C.W. Bill Young DoD Donor Center. 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 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. Reporting directly to the supervisor, the Preliminary Match Coordinator has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
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 escalate concerns to Supervisor of Donor Services.
Assesses interest and availability of potential donors, educating participants regarding donation.
Locates potential marrow and stem cell donors quickly and accurately using multiple internet and phone resources.
Documents all actions and interactions with donors within Case Flow computer database.
Arranges blood draw appointments on behalf of potential donors.
Determines and assigns appropriate status (TU, NI) to potential donors, escalating complex issues to Team Leader.
Maintains and improve job competency through multiple means including team meetings, and other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.
Requirements and Qualifications
Minimum requirement of Bachelor'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 combination of work and educational experience in health related field preferred
Computer experience with word processing, advance verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills
Good computer skills with the ability to work with colleagues and donors of diverse backgrounds and attention to detail
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