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Commensurate with Experience
Mission Valley
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EX Contract
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Variable, 8 hrs/day, Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#111315 Medical Record Reviewer

Filing Deadline: Wed 9/29/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/27/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/08/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under general supervision, provides coordination and technical support for the Tissue Services and Tissue Recovery division of Lifesharing. Duties to include screening potential donors according to protocols established by Lifesharing. Theses duties could include tissue procurement, packaging, processing, and distribution of tissue components from cadavers for transplantation, research, and medical education. Reviews, completes, and maintains donor records. Assist's with Lifesharing professional and public education to also include Funeral Outreach and Hospital Outreach duties as assigned.

Assists with the training and development of new coordinator hires. Must have expert experience in the areas in the Tissue environment to include Medical Records review, Team Coordination and Tissue Recovery. Good communication skills and works well with related outside agencies. Speak and write Basic English. Some Spanish would be preferred but not required. Must possess basic computer knowledge. Able to attend mandatory Lifesharing meetings, Tissue Bank meetings and training webinars. Job standards are to be performed at the EXPERT level. Performed other duties as assigned and follow UC San Diego Health System Core Values.


  • Graduation from college with a major in an applicable Natural Science or two (2) years of college courses in the Natural Sciences plus two (2) years of applicable experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience and the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Two (2) years of relevant Tissue experience.

  • Aseptic field experience.

  • Ability to interpret medical terminology for proper patient chart reviews.

  • Demonstrated ability to properly interpret a medical chart.

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with individuals including executive and management leaders, physicians, clinical and support staff.

  • Ability to work with deceased individuals.


  • CTBS Certification.
  • Knowledge of current policies and directives related to organ and tissue donation.
  • Knowledge of American Association of Tissue Banks policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Food and Drug Association standards and regulations.


  • Must be able to work all shifts, week-ends, holidays, overtime, and at various locations as necessary in accordance with operational needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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