Donor Coordinator, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Eye Bank

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-02-16
Req: R100044346
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Eye Bank has an exciting opportunity for a Per-diem Donor Coordinator

The Donor Coordinator is responsible for maximizing eye donation and tissue retrieval by ensuring that all potential donors are screened and that the next-of-kin of all suitable donors are approached for eye donation and that the retrieval of that tissue (if consented) is followed through with.nor Coordinator.

  • Receive potential donor referrals and monitor the online answering service system to review potential cases for eye donation, both surgical and research.
  • Screen cases thoroughly by reviewing DRL, medical charts and past medical history with nursing staff at hospitals.
  • Check donor registry on all potential cases and utilize donor designated consent when applicable.
  • Approach families for eye donation when contacted by technicians at the medical examiners offices or when a potential donor is identified in the DRL system.
  • Conduct medical/social history interviews with families who consent to donation.
  • Coordinate recovery of tissue with hospital staff, funeral home staff, UMTB, LAORA and eye bank technicians.
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely manner and keep records as requested.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 5/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time