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Tissue and Recovery Coordinator, RN or Surgical Tech - AL Organ Center (Mobile, AL)
Job ID #: 6454 Location: Mobile, AL
Functional Area: Health/Medical Facility: Mobile Area
Position Type: Full Time Department: AOC-Alabama Organ Center
Education Required: High School Diploma or GED Relocation Provided:
Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years  



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The Tissue and Recovery Coordinator will provide tissue and research recovery as stated in AOC policy and procedure manual. The Tissue and Recovery Coordinator will work with the Tissue Manager, Assistant Tissue Manager, and the Tissue and Research Procurement Technicians(TRPT) to ensure that the day to day supplies necessary for the recovery and shipping of tissues and research tissues are on-hand and available by implementing the AOC supply management procedures.  The Tissue and Recovery Coordinator maintains a presence on the tissue recovery call schedule and is expected to provide recovery in assigned areas.  Serves in a Team Leader capacity on recoveries where designated as Team Leader on the monthly call schedule.  Maintains current and develops new relationships with referring institutions, ME/Coroner offices, and funeral homes.  Serves as the operational support liaison to the Quality Improvement / Quality Assurance Department to respond to requests for additional information to complete recovery charts, even in cases where not direct participation occurred.  The Tissue and Recovery Coordinator is a full-time position where administrative support is a priority when not actively participating in tissue / research recovery activities.  Non-Certified Tissue and Recovery Coordinators per diem compensation will be based on the level of participation after completing the first five (5) cases each month.



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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Three to five years direct patient care experience. Knowledge of aseptic technique.

Preferred:  RN or Surgical Tech with three years experience in operating room.  BS or healthcare degree.  Tissue Banking / Recovery experience.

LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND/OR REGISTRATION:

Required: Alabama drivers license

Preferred: Certified Operating Room Technician or Certified Tissue Banking Specialist or Surgical Tech (Surgical Technician)

TRAITS & SKILLS: Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to: (1) perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure; (2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of an one’s own work; (3) work independently; (4) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality; (5) convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief; (6) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (7) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (8) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; (9) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; (10) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; and (11) maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.

UA Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) is proud to be an AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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