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Organ Donation Coordinator WW

Job Details

Bellevue - Bellevue, WA
Full Time
$71,020.00 - $103,008.00 Salary/year

Description and Qualifications

The Organ Donation Coordinator (ODC) supports the mission, goals, and strategic plan of LifeCenter Northwest by evaluating organ donor referrals, conducting medical evaluations on potential organ donors, and developing a plan with the healthcare team to maintain the option of donation. The ODC supports the Organ Recovery Coordinators with organ donor cases, with oversight facilitates donation after circulatory arrest donation (DCD) process, communicates and documents Medical Examiner or Coroner conversations and release for donation. The ODC works closely with the Donation and Family Advocates (DFA) and ORC with compassionate family conversations and conducts Uniform Donor Risk Assessment Interview (UDRAI) with potential donor families. The ODC also supports in the operating room by performing organ perfusion and packaging and labeling of recovered organs.  All these above actions are done pursuant to LifeCenter Northwest standard operating procedures (SOPs), CMS regulations, UNOS policy, and AOPO standards.


  • Response to ventilated referrals
  • Organ donor suitability
  • Family Interactions and authorization/disclosure
  • Uniform Donor Risk Assessment Interview (UDRAI)
  • Clinical and regulatory requirements and documentation
  • ME/Coroner Contact
  • Blood and Ancillary Test Collection
  • Organ Preservation and Packaging
  • Donation After Circulatory Death (DCD) Case Support
  • Interdepartmental Collaboration


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

  • Integrity: We are trustworthy, reliable, respectful, and accountable.
  • Collaboration: We work in partnership with others, seeking to understand and be understood, and finding common ground and shared goals to build upon together.
  • Courage: We take personal responsibility and face challenges head-on.
  • Service: Through professionalism and dedication, we honor our commitment to serve others and our obligation to be good stewards of the gift of life.



  • Advanced EMT, Paramedic, Certified/Registered Respiratory Therapy with BLS and ACLS certifications, or similar background/certifications and/or OPO experience. 
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and access to an insured automobile or the ability to arrive and depart from work- and work-related functions at expected times.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster, or applicable medical or religious exemption will be required as a condition of employment upon offer. For those that need to complete the vaccination series, start dates will be adjusted. 

Benefits and Compensation

LifeCenter Northwest offers medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, long-term disability insurance, and travel accident insurance. Employees have the option of enrolling in supplemental life insurance. Employees enrolled in our 403(b) program will receive an employer match of up to 7% after one year. LifeCenter encourages all employees to find balance and well-being and provides all employees access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a membership to BurnAlong Wellness Platform, and provides a quarterly Wellness Reimbursement. Employees enjoy paid holidays throughout the calendar year and earn 119 hours of PTO annually (to start) with an additional Extended Illness Bank of hours that accrues up to 48 hours annually, and three weeks of paid parental leave after one year of service is complete. A comprehensive review of benefits can be found here.

The pay range for this role is provided below. Where a candidate’s compensation falls within this range is based on several bona fide factors such as experience, tenure, and other specialized knowledge. LifeCenter Northwest is committed to providing its employees equitable and competitive compensation.

  • ODC I: $71,020 - $103,008
  • ODC II: $77,551 - $112,480

This position is eligible for additional compensation to the base pay rate, in the form of Extra Call Pay, Extra Call Worked, and Holiday Stipend Pay.

LifeCenter Northwest is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.