• Organ Preservationist

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1096
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Surgical/OR Techs
  • Overview

    As LiveOnNY, we ask you to join us. Join us in fulfilling the promise of this great cause for the 13 million New Yorkers we serve. Join us in making New York number one in lives saved through donation. Join us in elevating the care for donors, and donor families. Join us in helping New Yorkers, and New York to live on. 

    Responsibilities

    Coordinates organ recovery and preservation procedures with Transplant Coordinators, Donor Hospital OR staff, and Organ Recovery Team(s).  Arrives at the donor hospital on time for the organ recovery; may provide transportation of organ recovery teams to and from donor hospital and/or airport; participates in organ donor recoveries that require traveling to donor hospitals by aircraft.  Provides appropriate equipment, solutions, and pre-operative supplies for recovery and preservation of solid organs in local donor hospitals and during “fly outs.”  Performs surgical/OR techniques during organ recovery as they relate to organ preservation, including preparing necessary equipment, solutions and back tables as needed as well as labeling, packaging, and transporting of organs and tissue specimens.  Maintains organ preservation lab and restocks equipment, supplies, solutions and other inventory as needed; monitors the rotation of stock supplies as needed.  Performs machine pulsatile organ preservation techniques as directed.   

    Qualifications

    Minimum two years experience as an OR or Surgical Technician. Must have good knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of surgical aseptic technique and demonstrated ability to work in an operating room setting desired. Must have good interpersonal and customer service skills and be detail oriented. Must be able to drive, and have a valid driver’s license.

    HOURS:         Variable. 24-Hour On-Call shifts

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