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7 Sep 2021

Full-Time Organ Recovery Coordinator/ Transplant Coordinator, RN

LifeLink Foundation, Inc. – Posted by LifeLinkGa1 Anywhere

Job Description

Location-Norcross, GA

Based at LifeLink of Georgia’s Norcross office, a Transplant Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to direct the resources available to facilitate a successful recovery of organs and tissues for transplantation once a potential donor has been identified.  Included in this responsibility is presenting the option of donation; placement of organs (attempting to maximize each donor); recovery and preservation of donated organs; and providing support and follow-up for involved parties.  Coordinators are also to be available as resources and support for the Hospital Development and Public Education programs as directed by the Executive Director.


  • Responsible for the complete logistical coordination of all cases between procurement agencies and transplant centers and serves as communication link for all involved.
  • Responsible for the ICU medical management of the organ donor, lymph node cut-down, organ specific evaluation for transplant, and organ placement to transplant centers.
  • Circulates in surgery, packages and ships the organs and tissues, and provides tissue for research when appropriate.
  • Coordinates extra renal fly-outs for local transplant center.
  • Provides information as appropriate, to data center, recipient centers, UNOS and donor hospitals regarding donor follow-up.
  • Provides donor families with follow-up information and support as needed.
  • Completes donor bill audits/summaries in timely fashion or as specified in agreements with hospitals if requested by the Executive Director.


  • R.N. and/or P.A. training preferred with ICU and/or OR experience or equivalent experience. Should have 1-2 years work related experience and ability to achieve NATCO certification.
  • Advanced technical, organizational, communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to deal with a high-stress level resulting from the emotionally and physically draining nature of the work.
  • Ability to carry and lift 1-80 pounds five percent of the time.

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