Company: National Community Pharmacists Association
Posted on: June 26, 2022
60% Donor Coordination:
- Obtain and analyze donors past medical history and current
medical circumstances to decide if tissue is suitable for
procurement for transplant or research on a case-by-case
- Determine potential donors' eligibility based upon Food and
Drug Administration (FDA), Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA),
and Minnesota Lions Eye Bank (MLEB) standards.
- Accurately enter donor information into database; ensure donor
chart documentation is complete.
- Check state or regional donor registries to determine if donors
previously completed documentation self-designating -themselves as
- Approach grieving donor families (via telephone) within hours
of death and present the option of eye donation or disclose first
person consent. Be compassionate to family in a crisis
- Acquire legal, informed authorization for eye donation and
donor medical/social history from knowledgeable person(s) including
family and/or healthcare agent.
- Provide guidance and resources to ensure that eye tissue is
procured, transported, and received in a manner that maintains
viability for transplantation.
- Control flow of case management; both before and after recovery
to maximize quality and viability of tissue.
- Identify and establish priorities when controlling work-flow
and tissue supply.
- Multi-task effectively to maximize donation opportunities,
ensure tissue viability, and help partners in donation meet their
timelines (autopsy, other donation agencies, etc).
- Consult supervisor, technical or medical director, physicians
who treat donors, and funeral directors as needed.
- Resolve problems encountered during routine daily activities
independently or with little supervision. 40% Donor Tissue Quality
- Review and analyze donor charts and serological test results to
independently make final determination of donor eligibility for
transplant or research donation. Responsible for the final quality
assurance assessment before tissue is released for transplantation,
acting in the capacity of a medical director designee.
- Understand and use the following set of policies, procedures
and standards as they apply to donor coordination, tissue
distribution or final quality assurance review:
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Code of Federal
- Eye Bank Association of American (EBAA)
- Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
- Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
- State Legal Laws
- Obtain continuing education related to performance improvement,
training, quality measures, complaint resolution, interpersonal
communications, documentation, etc.
- Order appropriate donor blood-borne pathogen testing.
- Ensure strict quality guidelines are met to distribute tissue
for transplant. Anticipated Annual Salary: - $52,500 - $55,000,
depending on qualifications The University of Minnesota offers a -
comprehensive benefits package -including:
- Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
- Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
- Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending
- Excellent retirement plans with employer match
- Disability and employer paid life insurance
- Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
- Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of
- Student loan forgiveness opportunity
- Opportunities for growth and promotion
- Employee Assistance Program For more information regarding
benefits: - All required qualifications must be documented on
application materials. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Four-year (bachelor's) -college degree in biomedical science or
healthcare and two years of experience working in organ, tissue, or
eye donation, or in a healthcare related field and direct patient
contact; or two-year degree and four years of experience working in
organ, tissue, or eye donation or in a healthcare related field
direct patient contact; OR an equivalent combination of related
education and experience to total six years.
- Experience prioritizing multiple tasks with
- Documented experience in decision-making; problem-solving.
- Experience performing work independently and as a team.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills and attention to
- Experience using computers and software programs.
- Ability to work rotations of days, evenings and night shifts
(12:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.). PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Experience working in a highly regulated medical field with a
dynamic and challenging work environment.
- Knowledgeable about general disease processes, including signs
and symptoms of infections and infectious diseases.
- Knowledge of eye anatomy.
- Experience working with people in crisis.
- Background working with medical records, and/or
compliance/audit of charts, quality assurance and control.
- Basic understanding of HIPAA Guidelines, biohazard safety, and
pertinent laws in coverage areas (MN,ND, SD, WI).
- Ability to type 45-50 words per minute.
- This position includes night shifts, holiday and weekends, with
monthly daytime meetings required.
- Initial training (3-4 weeks) will be during daytime hours.
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