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Organ Procurement Coordinator - AdventHealth - Orlando
Location Address: Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando 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
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.
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.
What You Will Need:
1-year recent critical care experience
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
Current Certified 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 AdventHealth policy
Bachelor’s Degree in health-related field
3 years recent experience in donor management and organ allocation with a CMS certified OPO
ACLS / PALS
Extensive critical care experience
Trauma Center experience
Public speaking experience
Teaching / Precepting experience
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). Requires flexible hours with 24 hour on-call responsibilities, travel within the service area, occasional air travel outside the service area and working for extended periods of up to 24 hours. As a team member of the OPO, the OPC actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.