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Fairview Health Services Donor Procurement Coordinator - On Call in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

Fairview Health Services is looking for Donor Procurement Coordinator to work out of the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This position is casual, filling in for the team as needed. The work can be done remotely

Responsibilities/Job Description

Assumes 24/7 on-call coverage for Solid Organ Transplant deceased donor organ offers. Coordinates all activities related to the evaluation for suitability of organ offers fordeceased donor organs. Partners directly with attending surgeon on acceptance of organ offers, and interfaces with Organ Procurement Organizations and interdisciplinary team members to facilitate transplant

  • Provides alternating on-call coverage for organ procurement coordination, facilitating deceased donor offer acceptance and required regulatory requirements for deceased donor organ transplantation

  • Serves as contact for all potential offers for transplant from local, regional and national organ procurement organizations and serves as resource for organ recovery and preservation

  • Collaborate with transplant physicians, surgeons, and multi-disciplinary team to provide after-hours waitlist management for patients waiting for heart, lung, kidney, liver, or pancreas transplantation.

  • Serves as liaison for patient throughout deceased donor transplant acceptance process, providing ongoing education about the transplant process and continuum of care and taking the primary role in communicating to patients about status on the list, rule outs, and acceptance or refusal criteria for transplantation.

  • Coordinates necessary diagnostic work up, follow up, and communication for evaluation of candidacy for transplant.

  • Provides patient, MD, community and professional nurse education.

  • Assures compliance with OPTN/UNOS requirements

  • Participates in clinical quality program PEAK meetings, by assisting in the development /revision of current protocols regarding transplantation and involvement in quality improvement projects

  • Keeps current on new developments in transplantation through reading, attending seminars and networking with other coordinators across the nation.

  • Obtains, analyses and reports pertinent data regarding potential donors and accepted organs for transplant and shares at organ specific PEAK meetings

  • Participates/collaborates with MD on U of MN School of Medicine, School of Nursing, research studies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required

  • Degree or diploma from accredited nursing school, paramedic certificate with critical care experience, graduate of accredited (CoARC or JRCRTE) or degree in Human Donation Science

  • 3 years of nursing, paramedic, organ procurement coordinator or respiratory therapist experience

  • RN license, paramedic certificate, MN Board of Medical Practice as a respiratory therapist

Preferred

  • Prior experience in organ procurement and/or transplantation

  • CPTC or ABTC transplant professional certification

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago (10/13/2021 11:05 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-82236

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Nursing-Specialty Care/Other

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Heart Acq - Deceased Donor

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