Tissue Recovery Technician
Job Status: Contract
Working Hours: Flexible; Provides “on-call services” for tissue recovery services as dictated by 24 call schedule; Hours include at least one weekend per month, minimum of eight 12 hour shifts per month and assistance with coverage of MSTF approved holidays.
Summary: This position will be trained to perform back table procedures and recovery of human musculoskeletal, skin, and cardiovascular tissues for transplant and research.
Qualifications: *Certified Surgical Technician, Surgical Assistant, Certified First Assistant, Physician’s Assistant, EMT, Paramedic, Autopsy Technician, LPN, RN or Certified Tissue Bank Specialist (CTBS) preferred *Knowledge of gross anatomy and sterile technique *Operating room experience preferred *Clinical thinking and detail oriented *Valid driver’s license, reliable automobile, and proof of automobile insurance.
HLA TECHNOLOGIST – CONTRACT
Working Hours: Flexible; Per Availability of Technologist
This position is a Technologist who is skilled in HLA technology by training and experience but who lacks the documented skill levels demonstrated by a CHT or CHS. The technologist is expected to perform all types of testing performed in the laboratory.
*Sufficient to satisfy Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board, Chapter 1200-6-1, with approximately (1) year or more of relevant experience in histocompatibility.
*Must possess Tennessee License for Medical Laboratory Professional or apply and receive work permit.
*Valid driver’s license, reliable automobile, and proof of automobile insurance.
ORGAN RECOVERY COORDINATOR
FLSA Status: Exempt
Working Hours: Flexible; provides “on-call services” for organ donor referrals, management and recovery as dictated by 24 call schedule; Hours include minimum of 12 days of 24-hour call/month with flexibility to cover during increased donor activity. This includes weekend call and MSTF approved holiday coverage requirements.
- Approaching families for donation authorization
- Works with donor families, donor hospital personnel, and transplant hospital personnel to facilitate efficient recovery of organs for transplantation.
- Donor management in accordance with established policy and protocols, in addition to consultation with Medical Director and leadership.
- Utilizes critical thinking skills to manage all aspects of donor case management.
- Possess strong organization, interpersonal and time management skills.
- Effective communication and presentation skills.
*Licensed Registered Nurse, Critical Care Paramedic or Registered Respiratory Therapist with a minimum of two years experience in critical care or high acuity level emergency room or previous organ recovery coordinator experience preferred.
*Valid driver’s license, reliable automobile, and proof of automobile insurance
Mid-South Transplant Foundation offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time positions to include: Paid Time Off • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage • Employer sponsored pension plan • 403(b) • Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance.