PS Eye Bank Donor Coordinator

    University of Utah
    Salt lake city, UT
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $12.30 - $15.53

    Job Description



    Open Date03/11/2020

    Requisition NumberPRN23470B

    Job TitlePS Eye Bank Donor Coordinator

    Working TitlePS Eye Bank Donor Coordinator

    Job GradeC

    FLSA CodeNonexempt

    Patient Sensitive Job Code?Yes

    Standard Hours per Week36

    Full Time or Part Time?Full Time

    ShiftNight

    Work Schedule Summary

    Rotating grave shift; as needed to cover department operations.

    VP AreaU of U Health - Academics

    Department00872 - Utah Lions Eye Bank

    LocationCampus

    CitySalt Lake City, UT

    Type of RecruitmentExternal Posting

    Pay Rate Range$12.02 - $18.00

    Close Date

    Open Until FilledYes

    Job Summary

    The Eye Bank Donor Coordinator is responsible for processing all donor referrals by telephone and e-mail; perform medical screening to determine eligibility and suitable of referrals for eye donation; obtaining legal authorization for eye tissue donation; coordinating the recovery of eye tissue by Eye Bank Tissue Recovery Specialists; obtaining a medical/social history from donor family; communicating effectively with all referral sources; initiating, maintaining, and completing donor records; maintaining referral/donor information in the Utah Lions Eye Bank database. Performing medical review on completed cases.

    This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

    Responsibilities

    The Eye Bank Donor Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

    • Document all information for each potential donor referral in the ULEB referral database.

    • Interview referring hospital healthcare professionals concerning medical history of potential donors to determine donor eligibility.

    • Screening every potential case in relevant Electronic Medical Records ( EMR ).

    • Perform preliminary plasma dilution assessment of potential donors with information obtained from the healthcare professional and/or code sheets, EMS reports, and transfusion records to determine whether or not a pre-transfusion blood sample will need to be obtained by the Eye Bank Tissue Recovery Specialist.

    • Contact Authorizing Decision Maker of potential eye donors over the telephone to present the option of eye donation and answer any questions they may have about this process.

    • If the family chooses to donate, the Donor Coordinator will obtain recorded authorization over the phone, and complete a medical/social history questionnaire over the phone.

    • Coordinate ocular tissue recoveries for each donor with the on-call Eye Bank Tissue Recovery Specialist and the transportation of ocular tissue procured from outlying locations to the ULEB office.

    • Print copy of donor's medical chart prior to recovery and upload into database, or arrange for a copy of the hospital chart to be made and provide the location of the chart to the Eye Bank Tissue Recovery specialist if unavailable in the EMR .

    • Evaluate referrals for recovered cases to update and prepare for release of tissue for transplant by entering serology results, scanning and uploading required documents, and calling families to complete outstanding medical/social history questionnaires as needed.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

    Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

    Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

    Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

    Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

    Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead

    Minimum Qualifications

    Associate's degree in sociology, psychology, social sciences, a related field or equivalency; plus one year of related experience. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required. Certification as an Eye Bank Technician or Nursing Assistant is preferred

    This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

    Preferences

    Associate's degree in sociology, psychology, social sciences, a related field or equivalency; plus one year of related experience. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills. Certification as an Eye Bank Technician or Nursing Assistant is preferred.

    TypeBenefited Staff

    Special Instructions Summary

    Additional Information

    The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

    To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

    The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

    This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

    The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.


    Posting ID: 552790167Posted: 2020-05-21