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Hospital Service Manager
Status: Full-time
Posted: 9/19/12

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies and develops strategic and professional relationships with key donor hospital staff including senior leadership. Makes on site visits to assigned group of hospitals during regular weekday hours and occasional evening hours with coordinator to further develop relationships and facilitate the donation process in real time. Available for phone consultation after hours when significant issues arise, identifying and implementing real time solutions and corrective actions when necessary. Responsible for timely follow up and routine after action reviews.
  • Assesses hospital needs and develops individualized hospital service plans for awareness, education and quality improvement of donor services. Assures that Goal and Action Plans are developed in collaboration with and signed off by key administrative level hospital contact at each institution and communicated to key hospital staff. Identifies applicable best practices and initiates programs to actively spread the identified best practice to all assigned hospitals. Schedules medical record reviews and conducts reviews in target hospitals.
  • Identifies the need for and schedules educational programs for a variety of key audiences. Conducts clinical trigger and basic donor process education on organ and tissue donation process for hospital staff. Actively participates and presents data and information on donation to hospital committee meetings including donor councils, bioethics, critical care and performance improvement with support from mentors and manager, exercising discretion to determine when such intervention is necessary. Actively plans, prepares, and participates in full staff, clinical staff, team and committee meetings to ensure development and implantation of best practices through case review. 
  • Spearheads and implements continuing educational initiatives and activities that will keep current the knowledge of the donor process and the hospital regulatory environment such as federal regulations from Department of Health and Human Services(HHS), Health Care Finance Administration (HCFA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)and New Jersey State Department of Health. Consults with hospital senior leaders/administration and staff to ensure compliance with key regulations and developments in the donor process.
  • Maintains current documentation of key hospital personnel, policies and procedures, demographic profiles, educational programs, hospital visits, meeting minutes and other critical information within both hospital and Network notebooks. Communicates minimum standard of data back to hospitals in a mutually agreed upon timely manner.  

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in health related or marketing field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous sales/marketing experience in healthcare related field preferred.
  • A thorough knowledge of hospital protocol preferred.

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Transplant Coordinator
Status: Full-time
Posted: 7/27/12

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates the organ and tissue donor process through assessment, donor management, consent, organ placement, surgical recovery and post mortem care. Makes clinical judgments based upon a synthesis of current research, concepts, principles, theories, and outcomes to solve complex problems. Follows best practice guidelines as outlined by the Network management team. Maintains competency to perform in the role through ongoing education and training.
  • Monitors the process and outcomes of donor management to determine quality improvement need. Participates in quality improvement initiatives with regard to the documentation necessary for the donor chart. Completes required documentation according to the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) guidelines and other regulatory agencies. 
  • Spearheads, initiates, and actively participates in research projects and/or improvement measures.
  • Leads and collaborates with other staff members; includes attending full staff, clinical staff, team meetings and case reviews to ensure development and implementation of best practices.

Education and Experience:

  • RN or a Bachelor’s degree in biology or medical sciences required.
  • Experience in trauma/critical care preferred or
  • 2 years of related OPO experience and/or training in a health care/hospital setting preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Possesses knowledge of human anatomy and function.
  • Attains and maintains a minimum of 2.6 on annual performance evaluation.
  • Ability to apply independent discretion.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with terminally ill of all ages.
  • Sensitivity to grieving family members.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal skills, creative thinking and problem solving capabilities as well as high levels of stamina and self motivation.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Must be able to multi task and prioritize in a rapidly changing and high pressure clinical environment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and supportively in all related internal and external interactions, strong customer service skills.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of software applications.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to drive at all hours under all conditions.

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Medical Technologist
Status: Full-time
Posted: 6/11/12

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs HLA typing and cross matching and antibody screening according to approved procedures, applies relevant theories of HLA typing, selects appropriate screening or cross match methods, and interprets the results. 
  • Performs immunohematology procedures consistent with accepted protocols.
  • Performs required computer data entry procedures according to Network and UNOS policies and procedures in order to reduce and normalize test results for purposes of analysis and interpretation.
  • Performs specimens and reagents according to approved laboratory protocols and by developing and maintaining quality control procedures, developing and implementing corrective action when necessary.  
  • Identifies appropriate specimen for storage in the freezer at the conclusion of testing.
  • Read, understands and complies with Network and laboratory policies and procedures, NJ and NY State Dept. of Health, CAP, ASHI, and UNOS regulations and standards.
  • Participates in 12 hours of approved continuing education activities per year in order to maintain current knowledge and skills in the field.  Completes annual tasks authorizations.  Prepares for CHT certifications.
  • Participates in the Quality Assurance program, participates in all proficiency testing surveys on a rotating basis.
  • Maintains equipment and facilities in a clean and orderly manner. Identifies and implements all necessary Network Laboratory safety precautions, identifying potential hazards and implementing corrective measures.

Education and Experience

  • Must have a bachelors degree in medical technology or related field.  Has successfully completed at least one year of professional coursework in a school of Medical technology approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association or equivalent experience in clinical laboratory as a medical technologists.
  • Minimum of one the following is required:  Licensure and Registration as a NY Clinical Laboratory Technologists; or Medical Technologist Certification, ABHI Certification (CHT, CHS), MT (ASCP/BOC.
  • Certification must be obtained prior to the completion of Orientation II training rotation.
  • CHT/CHS (ABHI) certification preferred.
  • Experience in HLA typing, blood banking, and diagnostic immunology are preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret healthcare regulations.
  • Ability to write routine reports.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to input and retrieve data via computer.
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team and to interact with outside organizations and vendors.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts and statistical inference.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret data and instructions.

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Histocompatibility Laboratory Supervisor
Status: Full Time
Re-Posted: 2/7/2012

Duties and Responsibilities

New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network is seeking an evening shift laboratory supervisor to coordinate technical operations of the laboratory including ABO and HLA typing, HLA antibody screening, crossmatch, and infectious disease testing for solid organ and bone marrow transplantation.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or a related field and 6 years of histocompatibility testing with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity is required.
  • Must be a certified or registered Medical Technologist. Certification ABHI is preferred.
  • Must qualify under current Federal and ASHI regulations as general supervisor.
  • Experience requirement may be reduced for candidates with a doctoral and/or master degree in laboratory sciences in a related field.
 
 

FAX or EMAIL resume
with cover letter and salary history to:

New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network
Human Resources Department
908-516-5400
Fax: 908-516-5550
hrrecruit@sharenj.org
EOE/M/F/D/V

 
 
 
 
 
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