Respond to organ donor referrals at area hospitals, assess potential organ donors, evaluate organ function and collaborate with hospital staff to assess hospital plan for the patient in an effort to fulfill LiveOnNY's mission to save lives, provide comfort and strengthen legacies.
Communicate with physicians, nurses and other health care team members to obtain information regarding the patient’s hospital course and family’s understanding of the patient’s condition.
Utilize medical records, history and physical examination and current health status to determine donor suitability for organ and/or tissue donation; obtains required donor evaluation information from chart review and interviews with patient’s medical and nursing staff.
Provides timely feedback about referral and donor process to appropriate LiveOnNY staff after each referral. Completes donor evaluation via paper and electronic donor record (EDR); reports this information to the Clinical Manager and/or Referral Coordinator.
Twelve hour Night shift available.
Must be able to drive, and have a valid driver’s license.
This position reports to the Clinical Manager.
EMT or equivalent work experience required. Must possess excellent critical thinking and creative problem solving skills as well as a high level of maturity, stamina and self-motivation.
Ability to work as a team member. Excellent communication and organizational skills.