Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Full Time

Despite COVID-19, organ donation/transplantation needs continue to grow, as are we! We're excited to currently be hiring for many different positions that will expand our teams. As Kentucky's primary organ procurement organization, we facilitate organ and tissue recovery and serve as the state's primary contact for organ and tissue donation. As an organization, we strive to provide the best possible care to our donor families, facilitate the recovery of organs and tissues, educate the communities we serve, and support special events to promote donation throughout Kentucky. The dynamic field of organ and tissue donation offers exciting and rewarding employment opportunities for those who seek to make a difference in other people's lives. Our core purpose is to Honor the Gift of Donation as we value compassionate, dedicated, and accountable employees. 

Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) is looking for a full time Clinical Services Coordinator to join our Louisville, KY team! The Clinical Services Coordinator (CSC) is responsible for activity related to the procurement of organs and tissues for transplantation, medical education and research.  These duties include donor identification and management, organ placement, family counseling, public and professional education and associated administrative duties. Considerable travel and "On call" responsibilities are required for this position. During the COVID pandemic, we are utilizing technology and our hospital partners to minimize unnecessary exposure to staff inclusive of remote access for parts of this role.  Our mission has and will continue on as usual during this time.

Specific duties may include:

  • Performs potential donor evaluation via phone or on site as indicated. Coordinates on site evaluation with hospital staff, consulting physicians and director on-call as appropriate.
  • Provides appropriate support and management of brain-dead donors in accordance with established protocols.
  • Consults the appropriate intensivist, Medical Director or the director on call as needed.
  • Performs organ allocation and placement utilizing DonorNet electronic notification, in accordance with KODA and UNOS policy as indicated.
  • Coordinates the activities of the surgical recovery team(s).
  • Participates in post-donor review with peers and director. Develops a revised action plan as needed.
  • Prepares and submits appropriate referral and donor paperwork for KODA monitoring and tracking.
  • Maintains donor supplies and equipment to ensure adequate preparation, availability and supply.
  • Participates in local, regional and national research studies as assigned.
  • Participates in staff education and training as assigned.
  • Participates in providing input to the resolution of management and organizational issues as requested.

Minimum Qualifications for this position are as follows:

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a health-related field or Associate's degree with four years experience 
  • CTPC certification to be obtained within one year of meeting CTPC minimum eligibility requirements

Preferred:

  • Two years of health-related experience in hospital critical care, respiratory, emergency services, paramedic or similar backgrounds are strongly preferred.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Insurance
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Retirement
  • Vacation, Sick, PTO, Birthday, Holidays, and Personal Days
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Educational Reimbursement 
  • Professional dues/Certification Reimbursement
  • Career Ladder Program

To learn more about KODA, please visit our website at http://www.donatelifeky.org.

Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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