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Decedent Affairs Coordinator PRN

Fairfax Medical Campus 620639 Part Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

Decedent Affairs Coordinator PRN

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is seeking a PRN Decedent Affairs Coordinator. Days and shifts times will vary.

Inova Benefits and Perks:

See Full List of Benefits Here: 2022 INOVA BENEFITS GUIDE

Requirements for consideration:

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree Or High School Diploma/GED and 8 years additional experience.


  • Two years of experience in healthcare, social work or scientific field.


Job Responsibilities

  • Documents appropriate interventions, goals for disposition and plans for services in Decedent Affairs records.
  • Consults with Risk Management regarding sensitive issues.
  • Keeps manager/ODA staff informed of decisions, changes and other relevant information regarding death administration.
  • Carries pager 24/7 as needed and responds to nursing management (AD's) and other Inova Health System issues and problems.
  • Makes determinations on each death and reports all appropriate deaths to County Medical Examiner and/or State Medical Examiner in accordance with state laws.
  • Provides appropriate information to inquiries from distant family members, neighbors, friends, employers and external agencies including American Red Cross, police and funeral homes.
  • Determines person legally responsible (next of kin, executor of will, court order, etc.) for disposition decisions (autopsy, organ/tissue donation, anatomical donation, funeral home selection) utilizing multiple sources including clinical medical records, family members and documents as appropriate.
  • Coordinates and directs viewing of body in Office of Decedent Affairs for purposes of making legal identification of body with police authorities and families.