The position of Organ Recovery Coordinator for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of moderate responsibility. The Organ Recovery Coordinator is responsible to and works under the direction of the Organ Perfusion Manager. He/She is responsible for accompanying organ recovery teams to donor hospitals. He/She will assist the recovery team with the perfusion and preservation of post-mortem organs. He/She will be responsible for the recovery of corneas, tissue for transplant including but not limited to heart valves, as well as research organs and tissues from post-mortem donors observing and adhering to FDA current Good Tissue Practices and AATB standards. He/She will be responsible for the post-mortem care of local organ and cornea donors. He/She will have a thorough knowledge of CORE Policy and Procedures regarding organ recovery, eye recovery specimen collection and organ and tissue packaging. He/She may be required to conduct perfusion during living organ donor cases.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
The Organ Recovery Coordinator will be responsible for positively educating health care professionals on the donation process. He/She will be responsible for participating in promoting a work environment that is safe-proof, injury free, and fire safe. He/She is responsible for assuring knowledge of current Good Tissue Practices (cGTP) and all changes to organ perfusion as well as an understanding of EBAA standards. He/She must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. He/She is responsible for the promotion of a positive workplace that assures the success of the operations of CORE.
An Organ Recovery Coordinator, who is Casual status, is responsible for providing current availability for schedules to the Organ Perfusion Manager, as well as provide CORE with all current contact information (home phone and/or cell phone).