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Clinical Onsite Specialist

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Headquarters - Pittsburgh, PA


JOB DESCRIPTION – Clinical On-Site Specialist  


Department:                                      Procurement

Reports to:                                         Chief Operations Officer

Exemption Status:                            Exempt

Work Schedule:                                Full-time

Job Location:                                    Pittsburgh

OSHA Category:                              Clinical

Supervisory Responsibilities:          None






The position of the Clinical On- Site Specialist is responsible for maximizing organ and tissue donation through the identification and evaluation of potential donors. The position is responsible for completion of related documentation and assists in the coordination of the recovery process. The Clinical On-Site Specialist has shared responsibility for strengthening partner relationships and maximizing donation.






The Clinical On-Site Specialist reports to CORE’s Chief Operations Officer (COO) and is responsible for various office and recovery duties and will be expected to complete case follow-up, chart documentation and assignments.  They will also be responsible for conducting identification and evaluation of potential donors on-site. The Clinical On-Site Specialist will be responsible for communicating with on-call staff to ensure timely decisions and actions for donor potential activity, interface with hospital staff to assess and influence case progression, documents required information which includes medical history, lab values and other information that impacts donation, and evaluates donor information and communicates results to determine medical suitability for organ donation as either a brain dead or donation after cardiac death donor with clinical organ team and Administrator-On-Call (AOC).


The Clinical On-Site Specialist is responsible for following the organization policy with regard to position and documentation standards, maintains compliance with regulatory agencies as appropriate, and documents real-time case information.  The Clinical On-Site Specialist will also be responsible for communicating strategizes with appropriate hospital and CORE staff, and coordinates and provides supplies and equipment necessary to complete the donation process.  The Clinical On-Site Specialist will be responsible for performing duties for the case start up and follow up activities as directed by the AOC and maintains confidentiality of donor and recipient information according to established policies and procedures. They may be assigned other job-related functions by the COO and/or members of CORE’s Leadership Team. 


The incumbent for the position Clinical On- Site Specialist should have an associate’s, bachelor’s degree in a related field or a combination of education and work experience providing equivalent knowledge required. A strong knowledge of medical terminology is required, and previous exposure to the medical community required.  The ability to meet requirements of a variable and demanding schedule, including overnight shifts. They must be task oriented, pay close attention to detail, possess good documentation skills, and maintain a professional manner of completing assigned duties. Strong verbal and written communication skills, with public speaking experience is desired.  The ability to interact effectively and diplomatically with interoffice personnel, donor hospitals, hospital staff, donor families and the public, and having strong interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team required. A valid Driver’s License is also required.