If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet.
The Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency https://www.laora.org has an exciting opening for a Per Diem Donor Management Coordinator. The incumbent in this position responds on-site to potential donor referrals called into LAORA service in all Donor Service Area Hospitals as soon as possible within the confines of Dade, Monroe, Broward, Collier, Palm Beach, St. Lucie counties, and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The incumbent will be required to provide availability and be available to work on weekends.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Evaluates donation suitability based on information collected from the patient’s hospital chart, current health status, dialogue with hospital staff, and physical examination.
Performs an independent assessment of potential donors to ensure donor meets medical criteria for donation.
Formulates donor maintenance plan to preserve transplantable organs, based on available clinical knowledge.
Reports clinical information that may be relevant to the donation process.
Ensures organs for transplantation are appropriately preserved and that consent is obtained by donor management protocols and Florida statutes.
Checks with the medical examiner’s office for potential tissue donors and performs the necessary screening to ensure quality tissue for transplant.
Takes calls from the donor referral hotline and evaluates potential donors.
Collaborates with Hospital Services Department to educate and provide organ procurement in-services in donor hospitals to professionals, e.g., neurosurgeons, trauma physicians, and ICU nurses.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
CPTC Preferred. Credential as RN (preferred), CRT, Foreign MD, EMT/Paramedic, preferred.
ACLS and BLS certifications, and PALS (optional)
1 year Critical Care/Intensive Care work experience or 1 year OPO experience preferred.
CPTC must be obtained within two years of hiring. LAORA will provide the training necessary to achieve this industry best certification.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.