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Transplant Donor Net Coordinator
Category: Nursing, Transplant
Job Requisition: 15071
Department: Transplant - Administration & Post-Surgery
Facility: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: PRN / Per Diem
Shift: Days, Evenings, Overnights & Weekends
Hours per Week: .01
Location: Washington, DC
General Summary of Position:
Serves as the on-call Donor Net/Organ Coordinator for the Transplant Program. Maintains current transplant listing information for patients and screens patient emergency calls. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

The PRN role for on-call Transplant Coordinator functions on an as-needed basis with no guaranteed number of hours weekly.

  • EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited college or university. Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing preferred.
  • LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION: CPR certification. Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse preferred.
  • EXPERIENCE: Five to seven years of related research/transplant data experience. Outpatient/transplant patient experience and contributions to clinical research highly desirable.
  • SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Excellent understanding of implementing and maintaining transplant database and statistical information related to research. Must be detail-oriented and have familiarity with necessary computer/database software and hardware. Understanding of professional healthcare practice to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of patient relations and education. Familiarity with clinical research protocols. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Consideration will be given to an appropriate combination of education/training and experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Functions as on-call coordinator for organ offers and patient calls as needed Monday-Thursday, starting at 5pm and completing call at 8:30am each day. On weekends, the on-call coordinators will cover from 5pm on Friday until 8:30am on Monday. Holidays will also be covered by the on-call coordinators.
  • Maintains a professional and collaborative relationship with organ procurement coordinators during the allocation of organs for Georgetown transplant candidates.
  • Adhere to all Georgetown University and Transplant Institute policies and procedures.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures. Attends required meetings via conference call or in person.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area.

The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.
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MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.

A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.

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