Donor Management Coordinator 1(Night Shift)
University of Miami

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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department of Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency (LAORA) has an exciting opportunity for a Donor Management Coordinator 1 position. The incumbent is responsible for the coordination and management of cadaver donors for organ procurement with on-call responsibilities under Chief Medical Officer and the Organ Procurement Manager of LAORA.

  • Responds on-site to potential donor referrals called in to LAORA service in all Donor Service Area Hospitals as soon as possible within the confines of Dade, Monroe, Broward, Collier, Palm Beach, St. Lucie counties and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

  • Evaluates donation suitability based on information collected from the patient's hospital chart, current health status, dialogue with hospital staff, and physical examination.

  • Performs an independent assessment of potential donors to ensure donor meets medical criteria for donation.

  • Formulates donor maintenance plan to preserve transplantable organs, based on available clinical knowledge.

  • Reports clinical information that may be relevant to donation process.

  • Ensures organs for transplantation are appropriately preserved and that consent is obtained in accordance with donor management protocols and Florida statutes.

  • Checks with medical examiner's office for potential tissue donors and performs the necessary screening to ensure quality tissue for transplant.

  • Takes calls from the donor referral hotline and evaluates potential donors.

  • Collaborates with Hospital Services Department to educate and provide organ procurement in-services, in donor hospital to professionals, e.g., neurosurgeons, trauma physicians, ICU nurses.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • Bachelor's Degree or work experience, or related certifications such as RN, CRT, Foreign MD or EMT/paramedic.

  • CPTC Preferred. Credential as RN (preferred), CRT, Foreign MD, EMT/Paramedic, etc. with ACLS and BLS certifications, and PALS (optional)

  • CPTC must be obtained within two years of hiring. LAORA will provide the training necessary to achieve this industry best certification.

  • 1 year Critical Care/Intensive Care work experience or 1-year OPO experience.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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