Donor Family Aftercare Coordinator
Job Details
Bellevue - Bellevue, WA
Full Time
Not Specified

The Donor Family Aftercare Coordinator assists with meeting the needs of programs regarding post-donor case bereavement support to donor families. 

General Responsibilities

  • Become knowledgeable about organ, eye, and tissue donation and the transplantation field.
  • Provide bereavement and grief resources to families.
  • Facilitate correspondence between donor families and recipients.
  • Participate in planning for donor family events and celebrations.
  • Help with the planning of special projects for donor families.
  • Close collaboration and with Donor Family Aftercare Program Manager and Donor Family Aftercare Specialist.
  • Adhere to quality standards and legal compliance with regulatory and accreditation agencies (AOPO, OPTN, CMS, etc.).

Bereavement Support

  • Delivers grief and bereavement support for LifeCenter Northwest donor families.
  • Assistance with all post-donor case family follow-up, including required mailings, phone calls, written correspondence, answering donor family questions, etc. 
  • Ensures donor families have accurate, real-time access to information about bereavement support via our website, printed collateral, email, and over the phone.
  • Facilitates donor family and transplant recipient communication in collaboration with transplant centers and other Organ Procurement Organizations, ensuring timely response to requests, and quality documentation.
  • Lead in managing required mailings to ensure that they are timely and accurately delivered to donor families.
  • Support in coordinating the donor family quilt program and managing inventory.
  • Maintenance of Aftercare bereavement materials, which includes and is not limited to ordering supplies and maintaining appropriate inventory.


Communications and Events

  • Provides support to the Donor Family Aftercare Manager, Donor Family Aftercare Specialist, and Events Program Manager on the execution of donor family events.
  • Monitoring of Donation Community Facebook group and support with website auditing.


Documentation and Data Management

  • Ensures accurate and timely documentation of all family support interactions including, but not limited to, iTransplant.
  • Provides database management support to donor family programs.
  • Reviews donor family survey responses and manages data related to family feedback with the goal of improving overall program performance.




The employee in this position must uphold the core values of LifeCenter; these include:

  • Integrity: We are trustworthy, reliable, respectful, and accountable.
  • Collaboration: We work in partnership with others, seeking to understand and be understood, and finding common ground and shared goals to build upon together.
  • Courage: We take personal responsibility and face challenges head-on.
  • Service: Through professionalism and dedication, we honor our commitment to serve others and our obligation to be good stewards of the gift of life.



  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is preferred.
  • Relevant work experience can be considered and substituted for academic requirements.
  • Documented courses/programs in grief and bereavement counseling preferred.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a related field such as counseling, chaplaincy, or social work preferred.
  • Experience in a healthcare environment or related field is preferred.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and access to an insured automobile or the ability to arrive and depart from work and work-related functions at expected times.



Based on considerations of various state requirements within our service area, Organ Procurement Organization industry practices, our hospital and community partner requirements, and our commitment to the safety of our people and communities, LifeCenter Northwest has made the decision to require members of our workforce to be fully vaccinated and have a booster shot for COVID-19.

Proof of vaccination, or applicable medical or religious exemption will be required as a condition of employment upon offer. For those that need to complete the vaccination series, start dates will be adjusted.


LifeCenter Northwest is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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