Donor Alliance is hiring a Tissue Recovery Coordinator in Denver! The Tissue Recovery Coordinator (TRC) is responsible for several aspects within the non-clinical and clinical recovery process within the guidelines of Donor Alliance. The TRC works both independently and as a team member to facilitate the process as a surgical team member and receiving and preparing equipment and supplies for tissue donation. These activities are essential to the fulfillment of the company mission.
Schedule: 7 a.m.- 7 p.m., rotating
Perform all technical responsibilities of the donor recovery process to further Donor Alliance’s recovery program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
participate as a surgical team member according to standard protocol
circulate, document, package, perform room setup and cleanup according to standard protocol
collect all microbiological and serologic samples for quality control
assist in preparing instrumentation and material management for donor recovery to include sterilization and creating lot/load catalogs for specific cases
assist in delivering medical supplies and tissue samples as requested
Organize and complete the donor records and charts in a timely manner so that tissue may be released for transplantation.
Perform and/or supervise the collection, packaging, and transportation of all bone, tissue, serological samples, and microbiological samples necessary for the screening and processing of bone and tissue according to Donor Alliance and AATB guidelines. All samples and tissues must be collected in a manner which meets OSHA guidelines to promote a safe working environment.
Perform all technical responsibilities of the donor recovery process to further Donor Alliance’s recovery program. Participate in a minimum of 4-5 recoveries per month in order to train, evaluate and maintain standards. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
participate as a surgical team member according to standard protocol,
circulate, document, package, perform room setup and cleanup according to standard protocol,
collect all microbiological samples for quality control,
collect all serological samples for quality control, and
perform terminal sterilization cleaning and wrapping of all recovery instrumentation and equipment.
Maintain and advance technical skills through professional education and training thereby increasing the effectiveness of the recovery and education teams.
Collect medical records and files as needed from various sources including hospitals, coroner’s offices and funeral homes to complete the record of recovery.
Train and evaluate new and existing staff assigned to recovery duties in order to develop and maintain effective recovery teams. Responsibilities include:
perform the initial training of all Tissue Recovery Technicians (TRT’s),
provide on-going training to all recovery technicians as a result of new or modified SOP’s or to collect performance issues,
develop training materials for TRC’s and TRT’s,
document performance issues relative to recovery technicians, and
provide input on performance appraisal relative to TRT’s recovery skills.
The TRC is expected to maintain confidentiality of all donor/recipient information.
May perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Bachelor’s degree in a life science, certification in surgical technology/medical/ paramedical professional is preferred to perform all technical functions of the position and/or equivalent work related experience.
Prior experience with aseptic technique and/or hospital surgical protocol strongly preferred to perform various technical functions.
Proficiency in the use of computer equipment and software, including but not limited to, Windows environment (Word, Excel, Outlook – Intermediate to Advanced skills) required.
Supervisory or experience in a leadership role is preferred in order to effectively coordinate, train, and evaluate recovery team members
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team required.
Valid driver’s license required.
$23.75/hr., non-exempt (eligible for overtime)
$2.68/hr shift differential, any hours worked between 7 p.m.- 7 a.m.
Variable Pay Bonus Plan, per plan document
Benefits: Donor Alliance prides itself on its robust benefit package. Employee-only coverage for health, vision, and dental totaling only $7.00/month.
401k Retirement plan
Paid Time Off
Variety of voluntary benefits
To see a comprehensive look at Donor Alliance’s benefits package, click here to visit our website.
Donor Alliance prides itself on competitive compensation and excellent benefits package!
Donor Alliance is the federally-designated, Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited, non-profit organ procurement organization serving Colorado and most of Wyoming. As a recognized leader in facilitating the donation and recovery of transplantable organs and tissues, Donor Alliance’s mission is to save lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. To achieve this mission, Donor Alliance employs effective family approach and recovery programs in more than 100 hospitals. Donor Alliance also inspires the public to register as organ and tissue donors through community partnerships, public outreach and education campaigns throughout its donation service area.
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Internal Number: 001
About Donor Alliance
Donor Alliance is a recognized leader in facilitating the donation and recovery of transplantable organs and tissues. Our primary objectives are to save the lives of others through effective family approach and recovery programs in hospitals, and to increase the awareness of the need for organ and tissue donation throughout Colorado and Wyoming.