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Organ Recovery Surgeon

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Oklahoma City Corporate Office - Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
Degree/Experience Combination
Up to 50%


Join LifeShare: Seeking a Passionate Organ Recovery Surgeon to Save Lives!

Position Title: Organ Recovery Surgeon
Location: LifeShare, Oklahoma
Employment Type: Full-Time


Are you a dedicated and experienced surgeon looking to make a profound impact on lives every day? LifeShare is searching for an enthusiastic and skilled Organ Recovery Surgeon to join our mission of saving lives through organ donation and transplantation.


About LifeShare: LifeShare is committed to the noble cause of increasing organ donations and transplants. Our core values and purpose drive us to save lives, and we are looking for a passionate professional to join our dynamic team and help us achieve this mission.


Position Overview: As an Organ Recovery Surgeon, you will be at the forefront of life-saving procedures, responsible for the surgical recovery of donor organs for transplantation and research. This role requires excellent surgical skills, leadership, and collaboration with a wide range of medical professionals to ensure the recovery of all suitable organs. You will be instrumental in managing the operative environment and directing the flow of activities, making a direct impact on the lives of countless individuals and families.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Surgical Excellence: Perform the surgical recovery of donor organs, ensuring the highest standards in organ recovery and research.
  • Leadership: Direct and manage the operative environment, collaborating with donor hospital staff and LifeShare teams.
  • On-Call Duty: Assume on-call responsibilities for a minimum of 20 days per month, ready to recover organs at any time.
  • Education & Training: Participate in the training of Organ Recovery Coordinators, Surgical Recovery Coordinators, and physicians, promoting best practices and advanced techniques.
  • Relationship Building: Foster strong relationships with transplant center surgeons, administrators, and medical professionals to enhance organ recovery rates.
  • Compliance & Advocacy: Support compliance with CMS, UNOS regulations, and AOPO standards, and act as an educational resource within the organization and the broader medical community.



  • Education & Certification: M.D. or D.O., board certified in general surgery with a current license.
  • Experience: Minimum of five years in organ recovery and transplantation as well as experience in donor medical management, and/or critical care.
  • Skills: In-depth knowledge of clinical, laboratory, and regulatory standards; expertise in organ preservation technology; strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead a team, coordinate resources, and achieve measurable results.


Work Environment:

  • Full-time position within the LifeShare DSA, with frequent travel across Oklahoma and occasional travel outside the state.
  • Must maintain a residence in Oklahoma and be available for on-call duties.
  • Ability to work under stress, handle interruptions, and adapt to changing priorities.


Why Join LifeShare?

  • Impactful Work: Be a part of a life-saving mission that makes a real difference every day.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for continuous education, professional development, and leadership roles.
  • Supportive Team: Collaborate with a dedicated and passionate team committed to excellence in organ donation and transplantation.
  • Out of this world benefits: Employer contributes 10% to 401k, 27 days of PTO and 12 paid Holidays, Health, Dental, Supplemental insurance, FSA, HSA and more!

If you are ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role that saves lives and supports families, we encourage you to apply.


Join LifeShare and be a part of a team that is making a lasting impact in the world of organ transplantation.


LifeShare is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.