Third Party Repr Program Coord

  • Requisition no: 525645
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: General Administration, Administrative Support

Position Summary

We are delighted to announce an exciting new position at the Columbia University Fertility Center, working as a Third-Party Reproduction Coordinator. CUFC’s Donor Program assists patients and their families in achieving pregnancy through the use of egg donors and embryo donation. This highly specialized field is surrounded by ethics, advancing medical technology and a high patient demand. Under direction of the Third-Party Manager, this position is responsible for managing the donor-recipient program. This includes coordinating the programs’ day to day operations, providing administrative support, and contributing to the program’s development.

Additionally, this position will help ensure that the practice is in compliance with state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the use of third-party reproduction (e.g. FDA, ASRM, and NYS) and coordinate with program manager as necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Manages CUFC’s in-house donor-recipient matching program
  • Consults intended patients on the process and considerations associated with egg and embryo donation, including but not limited to:
    • Ensures patients have completed proper pre-screening requirements
    • Educates patients on treatment goals, misconceptions and reasonable expectations
    • Establishes a compassionate, supportive and safe environment for patients
    • Coordinates treatment cycles from inception to finish including facilitating patient genetic counseling, psychosocial counseling, financial clearance, consent signing etc.
  • Has an acute understanding of FDA and NYS DOH regulations and guidelines for egg and embryo donation cycles, remaining updated on changes and ramifications
  • Trains and supports the Donor Program Assistant; collaboratively working to manage donor egg cycles and donor embryo cycles from donor matching until embryo creation
  • Coordinates with Gestational Carrier Assistant to manage patients who need both Third-Party Reproduction support alongside GC treatment; ensuring all screening for all applicable parties (donor, GC, intended parent (s) are completed.
  • Remains current with recommended practices as dictated by ASRM
  • Recognizes opportunities for increased effectiveness; assesses programs regularly to ensure FDA and DOH compliance are consistently met
  • Ensures treatment outcome data is tracked and accurately reported
  • Coordinates a variety of project projects including the recruitment of new donors, educational content, and development of new initiatives
  • Maintains current departmental records and databases, creating new documentation as needed to support program compliance and effectiveness
  • Conforms to applicable HIPAA, Billing compliance and safety guidelines
  • Assists TPR Manager during FDA/DOH Inspections
  • Related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of fertility medical terminology
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in healthcare, with program management experience
  • Previous experience with direct patient contact/coordination/scheduling.
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills needed.
  • Effective communication skills, both interpersonal and written required.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate the activities of others as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a fertility center
  • Experience with third party reproduction/donor egg/transplant
  • Experience with infectious disease screening, including compliance and regulation

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is dedicated to the goal of building a multicultural faculty and staff committed to teaching, working and serving in a diverse community, and strongly encourages applications from candidates of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

We are continuously seeking to recruit individuals who will enhance the diversity of our workplace and the effectiveness of our organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Applications open: May 10 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

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