Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 72097
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011019631253-Lifeshare - Tissue
The LifeShare Carolinas Ocular Processing Coordinator reports to the laboratory manager and is responsible for the basic aspects of tissue storage, evaluation, processing, and distribution.
Available to travel distances greater than one hundred miles and function effectively in unfamiliar hospital environments. Must be able to fly in airplanes/helicopters and ride in ambulances. Must be able to push, pull or otherwise move heavy objects, and must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs. Must have good manual dexterity and visual acuity. Must be able to endure long periods of standing and walking. Must be able to endure irregular sleep patterns. Must have good communication skills with families, hospital personnel, physicians, and fellow employees. Must be able to use personal vehicle for work travel.
Education, Experience and Certifications
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.