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(Archived) Critical Care Nurse / Organ Recovery Coordinator

Last Updated: 9/07/23

Job Description

DCI Donor Services is seeking a Critical Care Nurse and Organ Recovery Coordinator to join our team! We are looking for candidates who:

Show passion in their work
Committed to saving and enhancing lives
Want to make a difference and help others
Be part of a fantastic team

Below are some of the key accountabilities this position will hold:

Provides on-call recovery services to meet the needs of donor patients, donor families, hospital personnel, and transplant centers.

Completes referral and donor chart record. Assists in data collection needed for recording and reporting donor activities. Adheres to established AOPO, UNOS and company guidelines regarding documentation.

Responds to referral calls by phone or in person as required. evaluates and determines patient suitability for donation. Assumes primary responsibility for management of donor patients, under the guidance of an Organ Recovery Team Lead or Clinical Manager to optimize the number of organs available for transplant by using established donor management guideline protocols, consulting with hospital nursing, physician staff, Medical Director, and leadership.

Provides information necessary to determine medical suitability of organs for designated recipients in accordance with regulatory guidelines including CMS, UNOS, AOPO and company policy.
Coordinates with tissue services, as appropriate, to facilitate tissue recovery.

Coordinates and assists in the surgical recovery of organs and peri-operative management. Assists in arranging transportation for organ recovery teams.

Coordinates surgical recovery/packaging and arranges transportation of organs for transplant and/or research. Manages all lab specimens for shipment and delivery to laboratories in accordance with established policies.

Meets with donor families, conducts medical and social history interviews, obtains authorization for donation.

Other duties assigned

Company Details

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Are you interested in a career where you help save lives every day? Are you looking for a career and not just a job? Are you looking for a company with great benefits? We want to talk to you! When you join us, you have, in fact, joined a family — a family committed to each other and to the work we do to save and transform lives. Make no mistake, the work here is hard but immensely rewarding. When...