The primary objective of this position is to facilitate organ/tissue donation through authorization or donor designation with families or appropriate representative. The candidate needs to demonstrate the ability to effectively screen, communicate and document relevant information regarding organ/tissue donation; work within state and federal regulations; sort out initial medical suitability of deceased referral; identify, locate and contact family members; obtain donor authorization and medical/behavioral history in order to move forward with organ/tissue donation.
1. Participate in the Family Care Coordinator (FCC) call schedule coordinating Family Care Coordinator responsibilities with other vascular coordinator staff.
2. Referral, pre-authorization and authorization responsibilities.
3. Post authorization responsibilities
4. Assist senior Vascular Family Care staff where appropriate in the orientation of new staff. Participate actively in hospital development initiatives. Participate regularly in staff meetings and other duties as assigned. Responsible for participating in quality assessment performance improvement (QAPI) activities for the OPO as outlined in the OPO Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Plan.
5. Apply for continuing education courses and seminars necessary to obtain appropriate CEUs to obtain/maintain certifications and licenses.
1. Health or behavioral science related degree, exp. in transplant/recovery field or a related social services field, or minimum of two years in a related LifeLink position and/or appropriate credentialing and experience which may include medical-related degree/certification or appropriate experience in a medical environment or social services field.
2. BILINGUAL REQUIRED; demonstrated above average interactive verbal communication skills.
3. Ability to work in 24/7 on-call rotation schedule, ability to travel. Current driver’s license with good verifiable driving record.
4. Must be able to handle stressful situations in a professional and confidential manner.