Under the direction of the Transplant Coordinator, the Donor Allocation Specialist assists in taking call for all organ transplant programs. This job includes assisting in the review of deceased donor organ offers when organs become available to transplant candidates, assisting in triaging patient calls for the transplant programs and other duties as assigned by the Transplant Coordinator and Donor Allocation Managers. The specialist assists in the facilitation of the acceptance or refusal of donor organs for transplant and helps coordinate the organ recovery with the transplant surgeons, Organ and Tissue Donation Team, Histocompatibility lab, as well as supports communication with patients receiving the organs. The specialist works closely with the Transplant Coordinator to ensure organ recovery and placement of all organs. The specialist provides 24/7 coverage on a rotating schedule including nights, weekends and holidays and is a home-based position that may require on campus meetings and trainings as determined by the Donor Allocation Managers.
-High School Diploma or equivalent; AA or AS degree preferred
-1 year of experience in the medical field including but not limited to medical office, hospital setting, volunteer work.
-Preferred clinical experience in the organ donation and transplant field
-Respiratory Therapist or Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic preferred.
-Current BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association.
-Fire and Safety Certification. If employee does not have card upon hire one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
REQ20053137 Posted Date: 11/15/2017
Location/Region: Los Angeles, CA (US)