Job Description

Payroll Title:
HOSP LAB TCHN 3
Department:
TRANSPLANT RECOVERY TEAM
Hiring Pay Scale
$36.50 - $45.40 / Hour
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Rotating, 8 hr shifts, Sunday-Saturday

#129003 Transplant Recovery Specialist

Extended Deadline: Thu 5/30/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/02/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/11/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, provides coordination of all activities involved with the surgical removal, preservation, perfusion, packaging, and transportation of organs recovered for transplant. Independently responsible for intraoperative organ preservation and packaging of organs for local and distant cases. Provides preservation, first-assist and packaging support to local organ recovery teams on non-local organ recoveries.

Manages and monitors organs for transplant on mechanical preservation devices. Assist with development and application of training programs for new transplant recovery specialists. Assists with coordination of transplant recovery team activities and ensures on call rotation coverage. Assists with the ongoing process improvement of transportation services, supply and medication ordering processes. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from college with a major in an applicable natural science plus two years of experience in the kind of work to be performed; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Must have applicable certification/licensure as surgical tech or EMT.

  • Ability to safely and accurately prepare and administer medications and fluids used for organ preservation.

  • Ability to work on-call, 24/7 work environment on a rotation basis.

  • Ability to use ground transportation and air transportation; fixed-wing and helicopter.

  • Ability to work with deceased donors.

  • Proficient in aseptic and sterile techniques.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Transplant Preservationist certification (CTP).
  • Experience with normothermic regional perfusion.
  • Experience with organ perfusion and preservation devices.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $78,509 - $97,635 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $37.60 - $46.76

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


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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.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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