Posted by: LifeNet Health on Feb 25, 2019
The LifeNet Health mission is simple: Saving Lives. Restoring Health. Giving Hope. Its mission, along with its core values of safety, quality, innovation and service continue to create an unmatched record in transplant solutions, which cannot be achieved without talented, dedicated team members who share the same values and attributes that guide the LifeNet Health team every day.
If you have a commitment to customer care, quality and innovation as well as integrity and passion, then you've come to the right place.
We are currently seeking a Part-Time Variable Tissue Recovery Specialist to join the LifeNet Health team in our Spokane, WA location.
A Tissue Recovery Specialist performs all assigned tasks related to successful completion of tissue recovery operations. Recovers human tissues for transplant and research following established LifeNet Health and client policies and procedures. Assists the team leader in organizing recovery teams and performs role of trainer and/or preceptor for new tissue recovery technicians. Actively participates in a rotational on-call schedule to adequately cover needs of the recovery site operations. Maintains a professional appearance and attitude at all times while representing LifeNet Health.
You would be expected to perform all tasks assigned to you, including but not limited to:
Recovers basic and advanced tissues for transplant and research following LifeNet Health and client Standard Operating Procedures, including appropriate donor reconstructionPerforms a thorough physical examination of the potential tissue donor and review of medical records; ensures concurrent, accurate and thorough completion of assigned LifeNet Health donor chart documentation and quality reviewsAssists in the onboarding and training of new tissue recovery staff members as a trainer and/or preceptor to maximize the donation opportunity and ensure compliance with departmental procedures and industry standards/regulationsPerforms administrative office duties such as ordering, stocking to ensure continuity of recovery operations; seeks, evaluates and makes recommendations for improvement and cost savings opportunitiesResponsibly and accurately reviews tissue donor disclosure/authorization documents and confers with team members pertaining to its verificationAssists the Team Leader in organizing teams and preparing supplies for case activityTransports or arranges for transport of recovered tissues, blood samples and/or cultures to LifeNet Health or other client facilities
High School Diploma or GEDValid State Driver's LicenseMinimum 2 Years Work ExperienceFollowing defined procedures - Ability to follow LifeNet Health and client procedures and industry regulationsTeamwork - Ability to work as part of a team to accomplish tasks, in solving problems and executing improvement initiativesCommunication - Ability to communicate effectively to team members, management, other LifeNet Health staff and outside agencies involved in the donation process.Individual motivation - Ability to motivate self in completing assigned tasks and proactively seek out opportunities for self and organizational improvement.Preferred Qualifications:
Associate's Degree or Successful completion of a health care technical or professional program Allied Health; EMT, Nursing, CST/ST or Hospital CorpsmanPrevious Experience Tissue banking, medical device or related industryGet to Know LifeNet Health:
LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the largest nonprofit organ procurement organization ("OPO") and tissue bank in the United States, as well as a leading innovator in transplantation research and regenerative medicine. LifeNet holds the longest running current accreditation by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). Its goal is to improve the quality of human life through the provision of organs and tissues for transplantation, as well as innovation in the fields of bio-implants and regenerative medicine, and to serve the community with educational and support services that enhance the donation process.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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