Surgical Coordinator/ Surgical Technologist

LifeLink Foundation, Inc. Published: September 28, 2018
Location
Norcross, Georgia
Job Type
Category

Description

LifeLink Foundation has been named one of Tampa Bay's Top 100 Work Places by the Tampa Bay Times. 

Based at LifeLink of Georgia’s Norcross office, a Surgical Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to assist the recovery Transplant Coordinator with assigned clinical and non–clinical organ recovery procedures including set-up of the OR; completion of forms; OR circulation and scrubbing; and donor after care.  This on-call position participates in a call rotation schedule taking approximately 15 (24-hour) call days a month.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Obtain appropriate chart copies for LifeLink and Extra-renal teams one hour prior to surgery;
  • Brief surgical staff;
  • Bring LifeLink supplies;
  • Assist with donor transportation.
  • Ensure that anesthesia personnel have appropriate supplies and paperwork necessary.
  • Assist circulating nurse with general duties.
  • Gather specific sterile supplies for each organ to be recovered.
  • Use proper technique when opening sterile supplies.
  • Obtain appropriate blood specimens needed for organ recovery.
  • Prepare appropriate amount of solution and sterile ice for preservation and packaging of  abdominal organs to be recovered.
  • Setup and run aortic and portal preservation.
  • Setup and run cardiac and pulmonary preservation.
  • Arrange appropriate transportation for recovery teams.
  • Perform the above duties on local donors, as well as import recoveries.

REQUIREMENTS

  •  CST, CPT, EMT with a one-year minimum experience or AATB certification. (similar experience i.e Surgical Technician, Surgical Technologist, Surgical Assistant)
  • Advanced technical, organizational, communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Current valid State Driver License.
  • Ability to travel (air/ground) when requested.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
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