Sharp HealthCare Decedent Affairs Coordinator in San Diego, California


This Decedent Affairs Coordinator is responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical functions that ensures the day-to-day operations of Decedents Affairs for the system. This person will be responsible for death registration with county and state, education at the facilities, support to the staff and Administrative Liaison, and support to families surrounding this event. They will have daily interaction with Administrative Liaisons and Staff at all facilities and physicians daily. He/she will work with a number of professionals, regulatory staff, and outside community mortuaries.

The department staff at all facilities is responsible for the deaths on their floor with the Administrative Liaison having the accountability all is done according to policy and procedure. They contact the decedent affair coordinator on any death and work directly with the Decedent affairs coordinator on each death.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

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Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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This position is located in Serra Mesa, CA of San Diego County


8-hour shift; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, must be able to work various hours based on business needs, weekends as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to attend county/state death registration class.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to speak compassionately with families as this position will be supporting families surrounding this event.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of death registration/certification.

  • Some college.

Job: *Business Operations Jobs

Organization: *86169 - Nursing Administration

Title: Decedent Affairs Coordinator

Location: San Diego-Memorial Hospital

Requisition ID: 88318