Clinical Donation Specialist

Subspecialty: Transplant ICU

Posted: 9/18/2019

Company: NJ Sharing Network - NJ Sharing Network is the non-profit organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue for those in need of a life-saving transplant. Nearly 4,000 New Jersey residents are currently awaiting transplantation. We are also part of the national recovery system, which is in place for the 115,000 people on the national waiting list.

We operate 24/7/365 with a team of over 150 highly trained and dedicated members on staff. Our Governing and Foundation Boards are made up of a diverse group of individuals from both public and private sectors, across a variety of disciplines, and many of whom have been touched by donation including donor families and recipients. They bring great experience and insight to the important and life-saving work that we do.

Location: NJ

Description: Clinical Donation Specialist
The Clinical Donation Specialist is responsible for facilitating the organ and tissue donor process through assessment, authorization, donor management, organ allocation, and surgical recovery. This position supports the mission of NJ Sharing Network to maximize the recovery and quality of organs and tissue for transplantation while maintaining sensitivity, compassion, and respect for people of all cultures. The CDS works with families to provide support, education and approach for organ and tissue donation and functions independently using good clinical judgment and decision making to solve complex problems. This position requires 24-hour on-call status and is required to work extended periods, including 24-hour and overnight shifts. Responsible for all regulatory compliance pertaining to organ and tissue donation.

Position type: Full-time

• RN with active license in good standing or a Bachelor’s degree in biology or medical sciences required.
• Experience in trauma/critical care preferred or 2 years of related OPO experience and/or training in a health care/hospital setting preferred.
• Bilingual: Spanish preferred.
• Must be fully proficient in all aspects of Level 1 role and eligible to sit for and pass CPTC certification to be considered for Clinical Donation Specialist Level 2.

How to Apply:

Please click on the link, select the Clinical Donation Specialist role, submit an application, resume and cover letter.