Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Assist the Director in the daily operations of the Anatomy Bequest Program including but not limited to:
Donor coordination (80%):
Screen and coordinate donations and inquiries
Communicate program policies with donor families and potential program donors (via telephone),
Obtain social/medical history, ensure proper consent processes and coordinate the donation in a timely manner, review and analyze donor medical history, and make final determination of donor history suitability for medical education and research.
Generate required death and donation documents as required by law and policy.
Collaborate with health care practitioners, health care organizations, funeral directors and public health officials as needed.
Explain ABP to individuals and groups interested in program services.
Document and record donation consent.
Document final disposition decisions.
Maintain donor records.
Donor Procurement (20%):
Assist with the creation of program literature and update the website as needed.
Present information and represent the Anatomy Bequest Program to small and large groups.
Assist with process improvement projects.
Other duties as assigned.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Four-year college degree in science or healthcare with two years of experience working in whole body, organ, tissue, or eye donation; or in a healthcare related field with direct patient care. Or a combination of education and experience to total 6 years.
Professional experience working with death, dying or bereavement.
Professional experience or education reading medical records, performing donor medical suitability screening and/or medical terminology.
Excellent computer skills.
Previous experience with word processing and computer applications (Work and Excel).
Previous database experience and ability to easily learn new systems.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Previous experience editing written material for accuracy, neatness, grammar, clarity, sentence structure, and aptness of thought.
Previous experience with a multi-line telephone system, scanner, photocopier, and fax machine.
Ability to effectively plan meetings and events.
Must be able to field a high volume of telephone calls while providing excellent service to donor families.
Previous experience with multitasking in a fast paced environment. Must be able to process a high volume of information accurately.
Previous experience successfully handling multiple projects, work demands, meeting deadlines, and prioritizing work assignments.
Must have strong organizational skills required to work in a complex program with frequent interruptions.
Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
Ability to function effectively in a regulated environment.
Previous experience presenting information to small and large groups.
Must maintain confidentiality of all donor related information and program operations, and handle responsibilities ethically.
Must be able to successfully complete a background check and a drug screen.
Previous experience working in a regulated field.
Internal Number: 335611
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