Surgical Coordinator, PD - 116563
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#116563 Surgical Coordinator, PDFiling Deadline: Tue 7/19/2022
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
Position will remain open until filled
Under general supervision provides coordination of all activities involved with the surgical removal, perfusion, packaging, and transportation of organs recovered for transplant. Independently recover organs for transplant, research and medical education, perform intra-operative organ perfusion and packaging of organs. Performs organ pulsatile perfusion and packing for local and import kidneys. Provides organ specific intra-operative organ perfusion and packaging for local and distant cases. Provides perfusion and packing suuport to local organ recovery teams on non-local organ recoveries when directed by AOC. Assists as directed with the organ donation process including organ donor referral, follow-up, and the on-site donation process.
Assists with training of new Surgical Coordinators and organ perfusionists. Performs Operating Room in-services for local hospitals. Under general supervision, and medical education. Participates in on-call rotation and community outreach events
Graduation from college with a major in an applicable natural science; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Current Driver's license.
One (1) year of experience as a surgical technician or in a comparable role.
Ability to use air transportation, plane, and a helicopter.
Ability to work with cadavers.
Proficient in aseptic and sterile techniques.
Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
- Two (2) years of experience as a surgical technician.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business 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).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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