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In this tremendous career growth opportunity, you will interact with and learn from world-class health professionals and be part of the clinical team working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced and mission-focused environment, enabling organ and tissue donation to enhance and save lives. Join the nation’s leading organ donor program which coordinates more life-saving transplants than any program in the country, and provides hope and healing to thousands each year.
We are seeking compassionate, dedicated and resilient individuals who will share our team’s mission -- to improve the quality of life for patients awaiting transplant by maximizing the availability of donated organs and tissues for transplant. We work to ensure that the family of each potential donor is treated with the utmost sensitivity and care, and that we support them through each step of the donation process.
This position requires an individual who can:
Partner with hospitals and agencies; collect clinical patient information; evaluate referred patients for organ and tissue donation
Follow GLDP, FDA, UNOS, EBAA and AATB standards to identify potential donation opportunity and to ensure safety of organs and tissue for potential recipients
Work with the families of potential eye and tissue donors to create lasting legacies for their loved; advocate for donation on behalf of potential recipients
Interact with other professionals including physicians, medical examiners/coroners, funeral directors, and pathologists to coordinate all aspects of the donation process
Share complex clinical information about donors through extensive interaction with transplant surgeons and coordinators; allocate organs and coordinate lifesaving transplants
Coordinate with organ procurement organizations nationally on behalf of local transplant centers
Coordinate organ transplants (recovery through transplant) from donors located throughout the USA; coordinate recovery team air/ground transportation
Place organs/tissues with researchers in accordance with policy and medical/ethical standards
Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to:
Work seven 12.5 hour shifts bi-weekly; work a rotating schedule (8 weeks day/8 weeks night); work every other weekend/holiday
Demonstrate development of specialized clinical knowledge at 6 months on the job
Successful candidates will possess:
A BS/BA in sciences or a health related field (Biology, Health Sciences, Public Health or Medical Technology) or EMT-B training and at least one year of experience working in a healthcare role in a hospital, laboratory, emergency medical services or other healthcare organization
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Basic medical terminology and understanding of human anatomy
Strong critical thinking skills and attention to detail
Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and respond to rapidly changing situations
Microsoft Office Proficiency
We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and STD/LTD insurances, as well as tuition assistance, an employer matched 403(b) savings plan and free parking.
To investigate joining the nations leading procurement organization, please submit a cover letter and resume along with your desired salary to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are an equal opportunity employer and support diversity in our workplace.
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