Administrative, Clerical, Support, Customer Service and Support, Health
4 Year Degree
Are you looking for a new, exciting challenge? Would you like to apply your knowledge and experience to the dynamic field of organ transplantation? Want to join a collaborative, high-functioning team to make a difference in the lives of transplant practitioners and patients?
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) is a medical specialty society representing approximately 1,800 transplant surgeons, physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals working in the dynamic field of solid organ transplantation. Our staff is passionate about supporting the scientific research, clinical, advocacy, and educational activities in which our members are engaged. ASTS’ core values are integrity, excellence, forward focus, respect, diversity, and compassion, and our team is guided by those values as we support our members in saving and improving lives through transplantation.
ASTS is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented Program Assistant to support the daily operations of the National Living Donor Assistance Center Program (NLDAC). The NLDAC is a travel program which provides funding to eligible living organ donors to travel the transplant center for their evaluation, surgery, and medical follow-up. We’re looking for someone who can provide great service to transplant centers and patients as well as help grow the program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Program Assistant will provide overall administrative support to the NLDAC Program. The Program Assistant should have strong attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and the desire to participate in a team-based environment. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Manage the flow of incoming applications and preparing them for review and approval;
Manage incoming calls from transplant center professionals, patients, and the general public;
Manage NLDAC general email messages and file email message outcomes;
Develop and distribute donor expense payment invoices twice monthly;
Develop and distribute monthly electronic newsletter to transplant center stakeholders;
Manage NLDAC social media accounts;
Notify applicants and transplant center staff of approved applications;
Manage American Express (AMEX) accounts: order AMEX cards, adjust credit limits, close accounts, and develop and adjust donor budgets;
Coordinate Advisory Group meetings, present program outcomes, and arrange conference calls;
Develop marketing materials and exhibit at transplant meetings to increase transplant center participation and program awareness;
Other duties as assigned; some travel required.
Compensation and Benefits
Full-time, exempt position
Salary range –$42,000-45,000 based on experience
Competitive vacation and benefits package
Located in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, with a variety of transit options, restaurants, scenic walking routes, and community activities within easy reach
Telecommuting and flexible schedule options available after 6 months of employment
Transit subsidy for either Metro or parking in the building
Capitol Bikeshare membership available to all employees
Flexible spending accounts available
Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and prioritize amongst multiple projects and deadlines and function within a fast-paced environment with internal and external stakeholders
The ability to develop collaborative activities with diverse constituencies
Spanish speaking a plus
ASTS is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit LivingDonorAssistance.org for more information about the NLDAC program and its activities.
Interested Applicants: Please submit a resume and cover letter indicating why you believe you would be a good fit for NLDAC.