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AdventHealth Organ Procurement Coordinator in Orlando, Florida

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Sign-on Bonus*

  • Nursing or BU specific benefits and perks

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days/Nights

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

• We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

• Career growth and advancement potential

• Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

• AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

• We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

The Organ Procurement Coordinator (OPC) must be dedicated to supporting the mission of TransLife to provide the opportunity to improve and extend lives through organ and tissue donation for transplantation. Responsible for all aspects of organ recovery including responding to organ donor referrals within a ten-county area, collaborating with the TransLife Medical Director to evaluate donor suitability, and requesting authorization for organ and tissue donation. Oversees the donors’ critical care management while coordinating the placement, surgical recovery, preservation and transportation of organs. Assumes responsibility for the allocation of imported organs within the DSA (Donor Service Area).

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Assume 24 hour on-call responsibility for consistent and timely response to organ donor referrals and to import organ offers for local transplant centers.

  • Provide family support and request authorization for organ and tissue donation in a sensitive and compassionate manner.

  • Perform all aspects of donor evaluation and management according to TransLife policies in concert with the Translife Medical Director/designee.

  • Allocate organs according to TransLife policy and oversee the surgical recovery, preservation and transportation of organs; allocate imported organs.

  • Determine medical suitability of organs post recovery with Medical Director.

  • Maintain concise, accurate records of data regarding donor referrals / recoveries.

  • Promptly report and document occurrences.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Position requires one of the following: RN, PA, Respiratory Therapist (RT), EMT-B, EMT-P, or previous experience as an OPC

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED :

  • Extensive critical care experience

  • Trauma Center experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in health-related field

  • Public speaking experience

  • Teaching / Precepting experience

  • 3 years recent experience in donor management and organ allocation with a CMS certified OPO

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse, OR

  • Current Florida License for PA, or RT, OR

  • Florida EMT-B certification, OR

  • Florida EMT-P certification, OR

  • CurrentCertified Procurement Transplant Coordinator by the American Board for Transplant Certification

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License, Class D or E, and driving record in accordance with Florida Hospital policy

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Translife

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 22026995

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.