Inova's mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each pers on in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova is the only health system in the country where all 5 hospitals received five-star rankings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; they are the only hospitals in the Washington, DC region to have earned the highest rating from the federal agency. Inova is home to prominent clinicians and scientists, who drive innovation to improve patient care, prevent disease and promote wellness.
Our Inova Fairfax location is seeking a FULL-TIME, DAY SHIFT DECEDENT AFFAIRS COORDINATOR, with rotating weekends. #-LI-RH2 IND6
Some of the duties include:
Manages the activities of patient deaths from time of death to final disposition of remains. This includes handling complex and sensitive case management of each death.
Interaction with physicians, nursing staff, police, medical examiner, risk management, etc. to ensure timely disposition with the least liability to the hospital.
Next of Kin Determination & Family Determination and Support: Reviews all death cases and provides pertinent and clear information to the family of the deceased and provides consultation regarding autopsy, disposition, and social services.
Morgue Admission and Release: Performs critical identification functions to ensure the right body goes to the right funeral home. Acts as gate-keeper for morgue admissions and removals and ensures compliance with JACHO and red rules requirements and to reduce the legal liability of the hospital.
Documentation & Internal Communications: Documents timely and accurate information to ensure complex case management. Manages the complex and sensitive decedent affairs process and communicates information to Decedent Affairs team.
Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members.
Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors
Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines.
Internal Number: 60597BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.