Clinical Responder
Job Details
Bellevue - Bellevue, WA

The Clinical Responder (CR) provides on-site responses to area hospitals to a conduct medical evaluation on potential organ donors and develop a plan with the healthcare team to maintain the option of donation.  The CR may also provide on-site and recovery assistance to Organ Donation Services (ODS) staff. 


Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Participates in a 24-hour clinical call schedule and responds accordingly when on call. 
  • Receives and screens potential organ donor referrals.
  • Responds on-site to the hospital to evaluate potential donors, enters relevant medical/social information into iTransplant, and collaborates with ODS and hospital staff.
  • Rounds on units with high referral activity outside of active referrals.
  • Attends mandatory meetings and education opportunities provided by LifeCenter Northwest (LCNW)
  • Communicates on-site activities the Administrator On-Call (AOC).
  • Supports Organ Recovery Coordinator (ORC) on authorized cases with data entry, hospital staff education, and serology/HLA blood samples for testing.
  • Assists ORC and Surgical Recovery Coordinator (SRC) as indicated during organ recovery.
  • Carries out other duties as deemed appropriate by the ODS Director and Clinical Services Manager and/or their designee. 


Collaborative Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with donor hospital staff, recovery partners, and LCNW teams to facilitate successful donation outcomes.
  • Maintains professional responsibilities including, but not limited to, meetings, quality assurance, training, and process improvement.



Values: The employee in this position must uphold the core values of LCNW; these include:

  • Respect: We treat others with compassion, support, and appreciation.
  • Integrity: Honesty, transparency, and reliability are paramount in all we do.
  • Collaboration: We strive to work in partnership with others, internally and externally, and to find common ground and shared goals to build upon together.
  • Service: We honor our obligation to be good stewards of the gift of life and our commitment to serve others as we carry out our mission.
  • Courageous Leadership: We stand up for what is right, and our decisions and actions always support our mission.

Educational Requirements:

  • B.S. in Health Sciences or related field preferred.
  • Two years of emergency or critical care experience in a healthcare setting or hospital preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Two to five (2-5) years current emergency or critical care experience.
  • This individual must demonstrate operating knowledge of computers with a demonstrable, intermediate level skill (at a minimum) with Outlook, Word, Excel and other comparable software programs.
  • A proactive team player who must uphold the core values of the organization; these include respect, integrity, collaboration, service, and courageous leadership.
  • Actively fosters an organizational culture based on collaboration, support and constructive communication.
  • Must be able to analyze and assess situations, create solutions to solve problems, and motivate others to continually improve the processes necessary to meet organizational deliverables.
  • Ability to identify problems and collaborate with others to solve the problems in a timely and professional fashion.
  • Ability to learn new tools, applications, and technologies quickly, easily, and independently.
  • This individual must demonstrate operating knowledge of computers and smart phones with a demonstrable, intermediate level skill (at a minimum) with email, Word, Excel, and other comparable software programs.
  • An ability to accurately present the donation process in formal and informal educational opportunities.
  • Must be compassionate, conscientious, ethical, and possess effective interpersonal skills that allow him/her to have effective communication with health care professionals and donor families.


LifeCenter Northwest is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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