Transplant Donor Net Coordinator - Per Diem

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Washington, DC

About the Job

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

MedStar Georgetown’s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown’s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.

General Summary of Position:
Serves as the on-call donor net/organ Coordinator forthe Transplant Program. Maintains current transplant listing information forpatients and screens patient emergency calls. These functions are performed inaccordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. The PRN role for on call Transplant Coordinatorsfunctions in an as needed basis with no guaranteed number of hours weekly.
  • Graduate of an accredited college or university.
  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing preferred.
  • Five to seven years of related research/transplant data experience; previous outpatient / transplant patient experience and contributions to clinical research highly desirable.  
  • CPR certification.
  • Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse preferred.
  • 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.
About MedStar Health
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.