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Birth Tissue Recovery Coordinator


This is a Full-time position in Albany, NY posted July 17, 2021.

**Overview/Risks**Promotes and performs aseptic tissue recovery according to established guidelines, including donor evaluation and screening, authorization, recovery, packaging and shipping.

Builds and maintains professional relationships with contracted and non-contracted organizations to enhance donation and the recovery process within the service area.

May perform additional tissue recoveries (e.g., eye, skin, cardiovascular, birth tissue) as assigned.

Effectively and efficiently, utilize supplies to control expenditures related to recoveries**Responsibilities**1.

Coordinates, performs and monitors all aspects of the tissue (ocular if applicable) recovery process according to MTF or other processor’s policy.2.

Facilitates teamwork and problem solving in support of the mission of MTF3.

Collaborates with MTF Donor Coordination in all aspects of the referral, screening and authorization process.4.

Interacts with other recovery teams, hospitals/EMS/Medical Examiners/Funeral Directors, etc throughout all stages of the recovery process.5.

Collects accurate medical charts, laboratory data, blood specimens and other pertinent data from the recovery site and other appropriate agencies and reviews information to establish donor suitability and maintains such records according to policy6.

Documents accurate donor records and is responsible for chart completion until chart release; discerns necessary chart corrections to appropriate person(s).

Assists in maintenance of donor records, in accordance with Quality Assurance policies and procedures.7.

Continuously evaluates processes to improve the recovery operations to benefit MTF and the referral sources/donor accounts.8.

Builds and maintains positive, professional relationships with staff from MTF, Coroner/Medical Examiner Offices, Hospitals, OPOs, Processors and Funeral Homes, etc.9.

Attends and participates in corporate, clinical and other designated meetings as determined10.

Provides call coverage for approximately 14-21 days per month, including weekends and holidays.

Individual schedules are assigned upon hiring or as determined by business need.11.

Assembles, completes and maintains assignments as designated (training manuals, materials management, vehicle maintenance, monthly on-call calendar).12.

Assists manager in the recruitment, hiring, orientation and training of new staff.13.

Completes other duties as assigned, such as special projects.**Qualifications****MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS****Education:** High School Diploma/GED**Years of Experience:** 1
– 3 years**Other:** Health or Surgical Background**Specialized Knowledge, Technical Skills, and Abilities:**Gross anatomy, PC literacy.**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS****Education:** Associate’s Degree**Years of Experience:** 1
– 5 years**Other:****Specific Licenses and/or Certifications:** CTBS**Other: LPN, RN, Surgical Tech, MD****Specialized Knowledge, Technical Skills, and Abilities:**Knowledge of OR environment **,** Sterile Technique, gross/fine anatomy, tissue banking experience.#INDMTF**Need help finding the right job?**We can recommend jobs specifically for you!Equal Employment Employer – Vet/Disability (**Job Location** _US-NY-Albany_**Type** _Per-Diem_**Category** _Tissue Services_**Job ID** _2021-5404_