Organ Procurement Coordinator I

Carolinas HealthCare System - Charlotte, NC3.9

30+ days agoFull-time
Job Req ID: 170815

Position Number: 00162750

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:
Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Organ Procurement

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details:
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit

Job Summary
Assists with the recovery of all usable organs and other tissues for transplantation or research. Conducts donor evaluation, obtains family consent, assists with donor management and with the surgical recovery. Responsible for placement, preservation, and transportation of shared organs.

Essential Functions
Consults with the Procurement Coordinator II regarding donor management.
Responds to donor calls within the designated service area to perform donor evaluation as to suitability and viability of organs and tissues.
Assists with the medical management of potential donors in conjunction with the Procurement Coordinator II.
Obtains consent from family members for organ/tissue donations.
Identifies appropriate surgeon(s) to perform necessary procedures and to assist with these procedures.
Provides post-recovery information to the medical professionals who were involved in the donor's terminal hospital course including attending physician(s), resident staff, nurses, and to the donor's family.
Makes regular rounds and provides inservices for assigned hospitals to identify potential donors and heighten awareness.
Coordinates recovery efforts with other organ procurement agencies.
Maintains equipment, drugs, and supplies for procurement and preservation.
Physical Requirements
Work in office, patient care area, clinical laboratory and operating room. Long periods of time on duty required. Ability to interact appropriately with grieving families and professional staff. Lifting heavy objects and use of personal car for business is required.

Education, Experience and Certifications
RN with current license in North Carolina preferred, or ABTC Certification as a CPTC. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA is required.

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer