ORGAN RECOVERY COORDINATOR
Job Status: Full-time
Working Hours: Office hours per policy or hours dictated by workload and 24/7 call schedule.
Summary: This position is responsible for approaching families for donation authorization, donor evaluation and clinical management, organ evaluation and allocation, and the surgical recovery and preservation of donated organs. This position is responsible for the paperwork associated with all activities related to the local organ donor and for the importation of organs for our local transplant centers. This position is responsible for assisting local transplant programs on the importation of organs.
Qualifications: Licensed registered nurse with a minimum of two years’ in critical care or emergency room nursing or previous organ recovery coordinator experience required. Must have knowledge of, or experience with critical care ventilated patients. Possess strong organization and interpersonal skills. Effective communication, presentation and time management skills. Valid driver’s license, reliable automobile and proof of automobile insurance.
Job Status: Contract
Working Hours: Flexible: Provides “on-call services”
Summary: This position is responsible for assisting the family care and organ recovery staff in supporting families through the authorization process in hospitals located within the following counties: Shelby, Tipton, and Fayette Counties in Tennessee, Crittenden County in Arkansas and DeSoto County in Mississippi. This position is dedicated to achieving the primary objectives of (1) maximizing organ and tissue donation and (2) providing the utmost care and support to potential African-American donor families.
Qualifications: Two years of work or volunteer experience in the area of family support services, preferred. Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Critical thinking and problem solving abilities to analyze issues and situations. Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team. Support organ and tissue donation. Knowledge of African American customs and preferences and experience working/volunteering in African American communities. Valid driver’s license, reliable automobile, and proof of automobile insurance. Personal cell phone that can be used for referral notification and work communications.
FAMILY CARE SPECIALIST – CONTRACT
Job Status: Contract
Working Hours: Flexible; Provides coverage for a 24/7 schedule. Hours may include at least one weekend per month and assistance with coverage of approved holidays.
Summary: This position is responsible for assisting the tissue recovery team with initial screening of patients to determine suitability for tissue donation, approaching families for authorization for tissue donation, as appropriate, and completion of medical/social history on each potential donor in person or via telephone.
Qualifications: Medical terminology, basic computer skills, and customer service experience. Must be an effective communicator with strong organization and interpersonal skills. Valid driver’s license, reliable automobile and proof of automobile insurance.