Donor Management Coordinator 1
Job location: Miami, FL - Naples, FL - West Palm Beach, FL - North Port, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-01
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Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency is currently seeking Donor Management Coordinator 1. Responds on-site to potential donor referrals called in to LAORA service in all Donor Service Area Hospitals as soon as possible within the confines of Dade, Monroe, Broward, Collier, Palm Beach, St. Lucie counties and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Evaluates donation suitability based on information collected from the patient’s hospital chart, current health status, dialogue with hospital staff, and physical examination. Performs an independent assessment of potential donors to ensure donor meets medical criteria for donation.
Formulates donor maintenance plan to preserve transplantable organs, based on available clinical knowledge. Reports clinical information that may be relevant to donation process. Ensures organs for transplantation are appropriately preserved and that consent is obtained in accordance with donor management protocols and Florida statutes. Checks with medical examiner’s office for potential tissue donors and performs the necessary screening to ensure quality tissue for transplant. Takes calls from the donor referral hotline and evaluates potential donors. Collaborates with Hospital Services Department to educate and provide organ procurement in-services in donor hospital to professionals, e.g., neurosurgeons, trauma physicians, ICU nurses. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows:
Bachelor’s Degree or work experience, or related certifications such as RN, CRT, Foreign MD or EMT/paramedic.
Certification and Licensing:
Credentials/Licensure: CPTC Preferred. Credential as RN (preferred), CRT, Foreign MD, EMT/Paramedic, etc. with ACLS and BLS certifications, and PALS (optional). CPTC must be obtained within two years of hiring. LAORA will provide the training necessary to achieve this industry best certification.
One year of Critical Care/Intensive Care work experience or one year OPO experience.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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