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ORC/Allocation Specialist - LifeShare

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 28197
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011019631252-Lifeshare - Organ
Location: Charlotte - 5000 Airport Center Pkwy


Job Summary

The LifeShare Carolinas Organ Recovery Coordinator Il (ORC Il), under the general direction of the Manager of Organ Services, oversees the donor management and recovery of all usable organs for transplantation or research. The ORC Il is responsible for conducting donor evaluation, donor management, organ placement, surgical recovery, transportation of shared organs and coordinating recovery efforts with Transplant Centers and other Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO). The ORC Il may assist with obtaining consent for donation. The ORC Il also provides informational and educational in-services to professional and public audiences.

Essential Functions
  • Completes all duties of an ORC I
  • Facilitates the referral/ donor and organ recovery processes using knowledge of critical care principles such as hemodynamic monitoring, ventilator management, and administration of critical care medicines.
  • Functions as Administrator on Call (AOC) when appropriate for the organ team.
  • Leads Process Improvement initiatives with support from Quality Assurance
  • Assists in policy revision and development.
  • Actively leads one project and participate in more than one special assignment or project .
  • Provides education for Clinical Staff at DSA hospitals to promote Organ, Tissue, Eye Donation and Organ Donor Management.
  • Ability to coordinate and lead education for the organ team with guidance from the Medical Director and other clinical resources.
  • Assists with the orientation of new employees as a preceptor.

  • Physical Requirements

    Available to travel distances greater than 100 miles and function effectively in unfamiliar hospital environments. Must be able to endure irregular sleep patterns.???Work extended hours (25+), take call for 24hr intervals for consecutive days. Work in office, patient care area, and operating room. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Good visual acuity and accurate manual dexterity. Use of personal car for business is required.??

    Education, Experience and Certifications

    Certified by the American Board of Transplant Coordinators (ABTC) as a Procurement Transplant Coordinator (CPTC) required. Two years of experience as an Organ Recovery Coordinator I required. Must meet all requirements of Organ Recovery Coordinator I. RN preferred.