Tissue Donor Sevices Coordinator

Location
Columbia, Maryland
Salary
Up to $30+ per hour and full company benefits.
Posted
Oct 20, 2017
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Part time

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:

The Donor Services Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and execution of birth tissue acquisition to be used for transplant. This position is part-time and is expected to generally work between 15 and 25 hours per week. Current work schedule is Tuesday and Thursday.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Acquire birth tissue during C-section deliveries.
  • Screen for medical eligibility and administer patient informed consent for potential donors.
  • Package, label, and transport, and/or coordinate transport of tissue.
  • Actively develop relationships with staff within assigned hospital(s).
  • Assist in training of new Osiris donor services personnel, as applicable.
  • Actively Procure outstanding documentation and information required for donor chart completion.
  • Adhere to company SOPs and state/federal regulations.
  • Follow policies for hospital access such as those required for Vendormate (current vaccinations, certifications, etc.).
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Associate’s degree combined with at least two years of experience in tissue banking/transplant, related medical or biological field, and/or operating room experience.
  • Certified Tissue Bank Specialist certification, or ability and commitment to become certified once eligible per AATB requirements (generally within one year of employment). 
  • Proven ability to be comfortable in a patient care and surgical setting.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word and Excel).
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Reliability as well as ability to travel.  100% travel required to assigned hospital(s) and Osiris office as required. All currently in AA County and Howard County.

Preferred

  • BSN, RN, LPN, Surgical Tech or Surgical Assist, Paramedic, Certified Tissue Bank Specialist.

Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Applicants are considered on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.