Transplant Coordinator

US-NY-New York
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1085
# of Openings
5
Category
Nursing

Overview

Join us, at LiveOnNY in fulfilling our mission to provide life-saving organs and tissue to those in need of transplantation. We support this great cause for the 13 million New Yorkers we serve. Join us in making New York number one in lives saved through organ donation. Join us in helping New Yorkers, and New York to live on. 

Responsibilities

Respond to referrals at area hospitals evaluating potential organ donors for medical suitability and offering the opportunity of donation to potential donor families in a compassionate and respectful manner. Communicate with hospital health care team members to determine patient’s hospital course and family’s understanding of patient’s condition. Consults and collaborates with hospital medical staff to provide optimal medical management of potential donors and to maximize organ suitability. Allocate donated organs to transplant centers, in accordance with UNOS policies, and coordinate multi-organ recovery procedures. Make transportation arrangements for surgical teams, schedule OR time, assist with the need for temporary privileges, supplies and equipment needed for surgery. Work to promote awareness and education about organ and tissue donation to healthcare professionals and the general public through hospital development and community outreach.

Qualifications

Licensed RN with minimum three years experience in critical care or trauma/ emergency nursing and ventilator management. Current certification in BLS, ACLS required and PALS preferred. Management experience a plus. Must possess excellent critical thinking and creative problem solving skills as well as a high level of maturity, stamina and self-motivation. Sensitivity to grieving family members, good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member required. Excellent communication, computer and organizational skills required. The ability to perform duties during scheduled 24-hour on- call shifts esssential. Must have a valid driver’s license and use of personal vehicle.

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