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

Director of Clinical Operations

This position is based in Gainesville.

This position is responsible for the overall operations of the procurement division. Responsible for administrative on-call assignments, which include but are not limited to: providing guidance according to protocols approved by the OPO medical director to the procurement staff with regard to the medical management of the organ donor and evaluation/placement of organs for transplant according to UNOS/OPTN policy. Assures compliance with organ donor regulations on both state and federal levels. Is the point person for all UNOS policy and AOPO clinical standards. Works closely with the transplant physicians and surgeons in and around our DSA to build and sustain relationships in order to maximize donor management and transplantation outcomes. Works collaboratively with the director of donor program development. Will self-insert into the referral and donor call schedules during periods of high donor activity or short staffing.


Qualifications:

Previous experience a a director of clinical operations, procurement director, clinical manager or advanced practice coordinator with supervisory experience for a minimum of three years in a organ procurement organization, or graduate of an ARNP, RN, PA or RT program with five years of clinical experience in an organ procurement organization. CPTC certification required. Must demonstrate knowledge or experience with policy, procedure, and regulatory issues governing organ procurement. Experience or knowledge of training standards for new organ procurement coordinators and administrator-on-call duties preferred.

Reports to the assistant executive director

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

Public Education Coordinator

Part-time position open iin Tallahassee

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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