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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 74002
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 48-72 hour call. Hours will vary
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011019631252-Lifeshare - Organ
Job SummaryThe LifeShare Carolinas Organ Preservation Coordinator I (OPC) oversees and perform the recovery and preservation for the organ, eye, and tissue departments for LifeShare. The OPC I is responsible for donor evaluation, surgical recovery, storage and shipment of tissues to processors. The OPC I is responsible for the preservation and packaging of all organs.
Associates Degree or Certified Transplant Preservationist (CTP) or Certified Tissue Bank Specialist (CTBS) certification required. Bachelor of Science in Health Science field preferred. Certified Surgical Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, CTP, CTBS, Certified Eye Bank Technician, RN, or LPN preferred. Knowledge of abdominal and thoracic anatomy required. Basic understanding of kidney anatomy, surgical dissection technique, suturing, vascular surgery, cellular metabolism and laboratory values within six months of employment required. Valid Driver’s License required. Operating Room experience preferred.
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