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Join CORE and provide hope and healing to those who are affected by organ, tissue, and cornea donation and transplantation.

CORE works in partnership with 150 hospitals throughout western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Chemung County, NY to provide organs, tissue and corneas for patients awaiting life-saving and healing transplants.

To apply for current available positions, please click here.

800-DONORS-7 (800-366-6777)
hrdt@core.org

RIDC Park
204 Sigma Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

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CORE seeks to fill the following positions:

 

MANAGER OF STERILE PROCESSING

POSITION SUMMARY

The Manager of Sterile Processing directly reports to and works under, the direction of the Chief Operations Officer (COO). He/She will be responsible for ensuring ordering and maintaining the shipping and receiving of organ, tissue and eye supplies. Maintenance of adequate inventory supplies and equipment is essential to assure the successful recovery of organs, tissue and eyes for transplantation. He/She is responsible for ensuring re-stocking and maintaining adequate inventory before and after organ, tissue and eye recoveries and for maintaining adequate workroom and pertinent print shop supplies. He/She is responsible for ensuring cleaning, set-up and sterilization of all tissue and eye recovery instruments and organ recovery supplies according to CRCST standards and ensuring compliance with Food and Drug Administration Good tissue Manufacturing Guidelines and AATB standards. He/She will coordinate the packaging and shipping of recovered tissue to the appropriate tissue banks. He/She is directly responsible for oversight of cleaning, monitoring and maintaining all materials management area equipment including the freezers and refrigerators and ensuring compliance with EBAA, AATB, UNOS (OPTN) and any other regulatory body governed by CORE. He/She is responsible for assuring the efficiency of supply cost for all ordered materials and obtaining lowest cost bids. He/She will also be expected to actively participate on CORE committees. He/She must be OSHA trained. He/She must be able to operate a Sterrad Sterilizer, Steris Autoclave, Steris Disinfector and maintain sterility of surgical supplies and equipment. He/She will be responsible for participating in promoting an injury-free, fire-safe work area, free of violence. He/She is responsible for promotion of a positive work environment that promotes and assures the success of the operations of CORE.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates for the position of Manager of Sterile Processing  must have a thorough knowledge of sterile techniques and surgical instrumentation. He/She must have a thorough knowledge of CRSCT guidelines as they relate to decontamination and sterilization of operating room instrumentation and supplies and quality control of the system. He/She must have strong communication skills, critical thinking skills and good independent judgment. He/She must have the ability to get along with all types of individuals and should possess excellent verbal communication skills. He/She must have strong literary skills. He/She must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work. He/She must have demonstrated a professional commitment to maintaining current knowledge of the central sterile process and supply needs of the organ, tissue and eye industry. He/ She must have a clean driving record, a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, and be insurable under CORE’s insurance policy. He/She should be CRCST certified or eligible to become certified within 1-year of hire. He/She must obtain CRCST certification within 1-year of hire.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to HRDT@CORE.org or copy and paste the following link into your browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ctrorgan&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US

 

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ORGAN PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR – PARAMEDIC – REGISTERED NURSE

Job Description

The position of Organ Procurement Coordinator for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of significant responsibility. He/She is responsible for donor evaluation and management at hospitals within CORE’s service area. He/She also is the designated requestor for CORE’s DSA and is responsible for talking with families about the opportunity to donate and obtaining and/or documenting authorization. He/She is responsible for coordination of operating room staff involved in the recoveries. He/She is responsible for the perfusion and preservation of post-mortem organs.

The Organ Procurement Coordinator is responsible for donor evaluation and management of potential and actual donors within CORE’s service area and, in some cases, hospitals throughout the United States and Canada. He/She will be responsible for the importation and exportation of post-mortem organs. He/She will be responsible for knowing and working within CORE and national policies regarding organ and tissue recovery and distribution. He/She will be responsible functioning as a designated requestor and for communicating donor case outcomes to donor families, donor hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare professionals as deemed necessary. He/She occasionally will assist the CORE Professional Services Liaison team in delivering educational programs for healthcare professionals and attending key physician meetings as requested.

Job Qualifications

The position of Organ Procurement Coordinator requires that someone be a registered nurse, physician’s assistant or paramedic with a four-year degree in one of the health sciences, or prior experience with an Organ Procurement Organization. Critical care experience is desirable. Candidates with 4+ years’ experience in other critical care related fields may be considered. In addition, a four-year degree in one of the health sciences preferred, or a Master of Science in Biomedical Science Human Donation Science. Critical care experience is preferred. He/She must have strong communication, interpersonal skills and sound judgment. He/She must be able to work 24 hours a day, seven days a week while on the call schedule. He/She must possess the ability to lift and carry equipment weighing sixty 60 pounds or more. He/She must demonstrate a commitment to the donation process, strong professional work ethic and advanced leadership skills.

Interested Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to HRDT@CORE.org or apply by copying the link below into your browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ctrorgan&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US

 

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