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Tissue Recovery Coordinator - TransLife - Orlando in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Other Clinical Professional
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Tissue Recovery Coordinator - TransLife - Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Tissue Recovery Coordinator who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

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/Shifts:

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, The Tissue Recovery Coordinator is responsible for the identification and screening of tissue donors, obtaining consent from the next of kin and for coordinating the surgical recovery, preservation and transportation of donated tissues. The Tissue Recovery Coordinator needs to be familiar with all AATB and FDA standards that apply to tissue donation. The Tissue recovery coordinator is also responsible for all post recovery donor follow up, which includes: disposition of donor body, chart completion/QA maintenance, retrieval of additional patient records as required by the processing facility, family notifications, sharing of all donor information between involved partners, and data entry of all donors and referrals into the Translife data base. It is the duty of the Tissue Recovery Coordinator to order, inventory, inspect, rotate and log all tissue recovery supplies. The Tissue Recovery Coordinator is responsible for any duties as designated by his/her supervisor. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Skills and proficiency in all aspects of aseptic technique.
  • Strong communication skills for the purposes of working with diverse levels of personnel in multiple different health care settings including, donor hospitals, medical examiners offices, Funeral Directors and Emergency Services.
  • Ability and diplomacy skills to collect all available information required to be able to determine suitability for donation.
  • Ability to contact families, and in a caring and compassionate manner, explain the donation process and seek consent for donation.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities according to regulatory guidelines.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, make appropriate judgements and working effectively under prolonged hours and sometimes stressful situations.
  • At least 2 years experience working as a Surgical Technician or equivalent experience
  • Quality assurance skills. (preferred)
  • Marketing and teaching ability. (preferred)
  • PC computer skills (preferred)
  • Tissue Recovery Experience, Certified Surgical Technician or higher (preferred)
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License, Class D or E, and driving record in accordance with AdventHealth policy.
  • Certified Tissue Bank Specialist certification through The American Association of Tissue Banks (preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealths’s core Values of Integrity, Compassion,Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork” should become “Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it

  • Maintains 24 hours on call responsibility and responds promptly to all donors referrals and pages
  • Trains and evaluates the performance of the part time recovery staff in the process of tissue recovery.
  • The TRC may recover donors greater than 300 pounds.
  • Evaluates potential tissue donor referrals by collecting medical/social information from all available sources and screens all referrals based on TransLife policy or with the appropriate processing facility.
  • Coordinates, performs and supervises the surgical recovery of all consented tissues in accordance with TransLife policy and nationally accepted standards.
  • Understands the legal requirements for consent to donation and displays a caring and sensitive manner when approaching family members for consent.
  • In conjunction with the Organ Procurement Organization and the Marketing Department, plans and participates in hospital visits and a series of educational programs to increase donor rates and donation awareness.
  • Accurately completes tissue donor charts and updates referral information and donor information in the tissue donor database.
  • Has a good understanding of all regulatory oversight and strictly adheres to all Translife policies and procedures.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Tissue Recovery Coordinator opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Tissue Recovery Coordinator, Coordinator, Kidney Center, Orlando

Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Other Clinical Professional
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Mar 11, 2019, 1:49:05 PM

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