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Headquartered in Gainesville, LifeQuest Organ Recovery Services has regional offices in Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Pensacola.

Public Education Coordinator

Position open in Jacksonville

Responsible for coordinating and implementing public relations and educational campaigns, events and activities within a designated service region. Promotes organ donation and the organ donor registry among various audience groups, including high school students. Delivers presentations on a regular basis. Works with and trains volunteers. Collaborates on other LifeQuest projects and campaigns as needed.


Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, health sciences, marketing, business or related field and minimum two years direct experience in public relations, or a minimum of four years of professional work experience within an OPO performing in a similar capacity. Must demonstrate ability to work independently, find creative solutions to problems and develop innovative ideas.  Strong writing skills are critical. Media experience preferable.

Reports to Director of Donor Program Development

Please apply online at: www.jobs.ufhealth.org/careers (search keyword LifeQuest) or send resume to Kathleen Giery at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Clinical Coordinator

Positions open in Gainesville/Jacksonville

Candidate will respond to donor referrals from local hospitals and ensure that each referral is reviewed for donation suitability. Will work with families to obtain consent for donation and manage the physiology of the donor to ensure maximum availability of organs for transplantation. Will work with transplant hospitals to place organs according to UNOS guidelines and assist in the recovery of organs in the operating room. Must demonstrate ability to assess data reflective of the donor's status and interpret appropriate information needed to provide excellent donor medical management. Excellent interpersonal skills required.


Qualifications:

Candidate will be a graduate from an RN or PA program with one year of experience in ICU, ED or the OR; or respiratory therapist with five years experience in ICU or emergency care; or an individual that has six months to one year of practical experience as an Organ Procurement Coordinator. Previous organ/tissue donation experience preferred for all candidates.

Reports to Director of Clinical Operations

Please contact Christy Corbitt at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information or apply to www.jobs.ufhealth.org/careers.

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