The position of Regional OPC for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of significant responsibility. He/She is responsible for donor evaluation and management at hospitals within CORE’s service area. He/She also is responsible for functioning as the designated requestor for CORE’s DSA and talking with families about the opportunity to donate and obtaining and/or documenting authorization. He/She is responsible for coordination of operating room staff involved in the recoveries. He/She is responsible for the perfusion and preservation of post-mortem organs. He/She is responsible for hospital development in their assigned region and is expected to attend meetings related to donor activity at their assigned hospitals.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
The Regional OPC reports to CORE’s Director, Clinical Operations. When involved in donor activity, however, the Regional OPC works under the direction of the CORE administrator on call. The Regional OPC is responsible for donor evaluation and management of potential and actual donors within CORE’s service area and, in some cases, hospitals throughout the United States and Canada. He/She will be responsible for the importation and exportation of post-mortem organs. He/She will be responsible for knowing and working within CORE and national policies regarding organ and tissue recovery and distribution. He/She will be responsible for functioning as the designated requestor for CORE’s DSA and then communicating donor case outcomes to donor families, donor hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare professionals as deemed necessary. He/She occasionally will assist the CORE Professional Services Liaison team in delivering educational programs for healthcare professionals and attending key physician meetings as requested. He/She may be assigned other job-related functions by CORE’s President/CEO and Leadership Team