Provides coordination and communication of all aspects of organ donor offers for the Banner University Medicine Division which currently involves 8 Medicare approved transplant programs. Screens and evaluates potential organs for transplantation in conjunction with the transplant surgeon. This requires a flexible work schedule as shifts range from day time to night- time including weekends. Provides organ recovery and coordination services to all transplant disciplines including heart, lung, liver, kidney and pancreas.
Coordinates, evaluates, documents, and communicates all donor organ referral calls.
Consults and discusses organ suitability with on-call transplant surgeon/team.
Requests additional laboratory testing and/or donor management changes as directed.
Coordinates donor management and recovery process with other transplant staff members and host organ procurement organization.
Appropriately utilizes electronic records including DonorNet, EPIC, and transplant database (OTTR).
Provides feedback, written and verbal, to all related persons within 24 hours of recovery and transplantation.
Keeps current with existing policies and procedures and abides by UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing) and CMS policies.
Demonstrates initiative in improving working relationships with OPO personnel and Banner transplant team members.
Minimum of four years experience in healthcare or hospital or laboratory technician roles is required. Requires thorough understanding of medical terminology and interpretation of basic organ function vital signs/labs. Demonstrated excellence in communication and customer service skills. Ability to multi-task under pressure and appropriately prioritize actions to accomplish goals. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills.
Medical Assistant and/or Patient Care Technician experience. Experience working in organ donation and transplantation in either an OPO or Transplant Center.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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