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#111395 Unrelated Donor Search Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Thu 9/30/2021

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/07/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/16/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under the supervision of a Certified Hematopoietic Transplant Coordinator and/or Physician, the Associate Unrelated Donor Search Coordinator serves as the focal point between BMT Attending Physicians and Unrelated Donor Registries by managing the process required to secure a qualified cell source for patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitates MD request for donor search by initiating search.
  • Reviews preliminary search results and completes applicable enrollment forms.
  • Places donor workup requests, working collaboratively with registries and donor centers to meet targeted collection dates.
  • Contributes to the selection of donors to pursue for confirmatory typing, outside typing and workup. Communicates this to registries.
  • Maintain organized files for the search.
  • Work with nurses to order services and tests as needed to finalize donor.
  • Facilitate appropriate dates and the procurement and delivery of the cells.
  • Enter patient charges associated with testing and procurement.


  • Bachelor's Degree in biology, anatomy or Health, or related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • A minimum of two (2+) or more years of relevant experience.

  • Computer literate with basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and written.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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