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Under general supervision provides coordination of all activities involved with the surgical removal, perfusion, packaging,
and transportation of organs recovered for transplant. Independently recover organs for transplant, research and medical
education, perform intra-operative organ perfusion and packaging of organs. Performs organ pulsatile perfusion and
packing for local and import kidneys. Provides organ specific intra-operative organ perfusion and packaging for local and
Provides perfusion and packing support to local organ recovery teams on non-local organ recoveries when
directed by AOC. Assists as directed with the organ donation process including organ donor referral, follow-up, and the
on-site donation process. Assists with training of new Surgical Coordinators and organ perfusionists. Performs Operating
Room in-services for local hospitals. Under general supervision, provides coordination and technical support for the Tissue
Services and Tissue Recovery division of Lifesharing.
Duties include screening potential donors according to protocols
established by Lifesharing, procurement, packaging, processing, and distribution of tissues from cadaver donors for
transplant, research, and medical education. Participates in on-call rotation and community outreach events.
Graduation from college with a major in an
applicable natural science; or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Ability to use air transportation, plane and helicopter.
Able to work with cadavers.
Proficient in aseptic and sterile techniques.
Knowledges and abilities essential to the
successful performance of the duties
assigned to the position.
Must have current driver's license.
Ability to work variable
shifts, work locations, holidays, weekeends and overtime.
This is not an actual position. This is only for future consideration.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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