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Careers

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

CORE works in partnership with 155 hospitals throughout western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Chemung County, NY to provide organs, tissue and corneas for patients awaiting life-altering transplants.

Please contact CORE directly to inquire about available positions.

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:


DONOR FAMILY SERVICES COORDINATOR

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

The Donor Family Services Coordinator for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education is responsible for offering the opportunity to donate to families, providing emotional support to the families during the donation process, and contacting donor families after the death of a loved one to provide follow-up services as needed. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Respond for on-site family support situations and work with families to offer the opportunity for donation or uphold their loved one’s decision to donate. Communicate with management regarding these interactions and provide bereavement and grief counseling if requested. He/she will serve as a resource for donor families and respond to requests for information or assistance, or refer families to community organizations.

Develop and administer donor family organizational policies and develop donor family programs. He/she will facilitate direct communication, if agreed to, between donor and recipient families. He/She will document, track and report to management on consistency of programs and adherence by staff to donor family services business rules and guidelines. Make phone calls to donor families and send annual notes to donor and recipient families.

Ensure donor family correspondence, communications and materials are being distributed according to business rules and guidelines. Ensure resources ordered with budgetary guidelines.

Participate in securing donor families for media and offering opportunities for families to volunteer. Work with Community Outreach to coordinate Donor Remembrance Ceremonies. Coordinate and lead at educational/support events for donor families.

Establish and maintain computer databases and reports. Advocate and be resource for staff and general public in regard to donor family issues.

Participate actively in AOPO Donor Family Services Council and other professional organizations.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

The Incumbent for the position of Donor Family Services Coordinator requires that the individual have a BA/BS in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Nursing or related field or a minimum of 5 years of equivalent experience. Counseling background and experience working with death and bereavement issues and families is desirable. He/she must have the ability to take call and create donor family programs. Be available to travel, have a valid PA motor vehicle license, and be able to lift / pull / push packages up to 30 lbs. Travel will regularly be within 2 hours of the CORE office and occasionally further for regional and national meetings or conferences. Must be proficient in Microsoft office, including word and Excel. He/she must have the ability to learn and understand medical terminology, call and answer phones and be proficient in English. He/she must be able to cope with stress, autonomy, and assume responsibility for one’s own actions. He/she must be a dedicated professional with sound judgment and must demonstrate a professional commitment to donation and CORE’s ability to achieve its mission.

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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INTERNSHIP

The position of Student Intern is responsible for assisting a designated department within the administration offices of  CORE. You and your supervisor will   determine a project which you will be responsible for completing  by the end of your internship. Various projects will require more or less hours for completion, so please disclose your availability to intern in the  application. Also, we do allow students to intern with us for college credit, and ask you to also disclose this information in your application. CORE offers both paid and unpaid opportunities depending on the parameters of the project assigned and your internship requirements. Either paid or unpaid, CORE offers an experience with wonderful opportunities to learn and   grow as a young professional.

You can apply for an internship by copying an pasting the following link into your web browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ctrorgan&ccId=623651658_6223&type=MP&lang=en_US

 


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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LIAISON, NURSE EDUCATOR – Morgantown, WV

POSITION SUMMARY: The position of Professional Services Liaison (PSL) for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) coordinates educational efforts with assigned hospitals within CORE’s service area by consulting and working with hospital decision makers. The PSL also is responsible for developing and delivering educational programs to physicians, nurses, social workers, pastoral care representatives, and others throughout the hospital to advance and maximize the donor program. In conjunction with hospital administration and key staff, the PSL also will develop and monitor policies to ensure hospital compliance with federal and state donor mandates. The PSL also will identify and cultivate champions of donation.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: The PSL is responsible for professional educational initiatives within the CORE service area. To effectively develop and implement educational modules and policies with hospitals, the PSL must have a strong understanding of local and national donor policies, trends within the procurement and transplant fields and the hospitals’ internal dynamics. The PSL routinely will identify and target key hospitals and units where improvements in the donor process need to be made. The PSL will develop and promote implementation of measurable goals to help ensure that the improvements are made. Additionally, the PSL will meet with hospital administrators, medical, nursing, social services and quality assurance/risk management staff to ensure that CORE materials are displayed throughout the hospital and that CORE is represented at hospital-sponsored meetings and events, where appropriate. The PSL also must develop a positive relationship with external professional organizations to position CORE as a resource and gain access to programs and advance the hospitals’ overall donor programs.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The position of Professional Services Liaison requires that the Candidate have a baccalaureate degree in the Health Science field.
  • Health care experience with critical care background is highly desirable. Bereavement experience or experience with families in crisis is also preferred.
  • He/She should demonstrate strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • He/She should have experience with, and knowledge of the procurement field.
  • He/She must be able to work long and unpredictable hours.
  • He/She must demonstrate a commitment to CORE’s mission, their administrative philosophy, and overall organ, tissue and eye donation program.

Interested individuals, please submit resume and cover letter to: hrdt@core.org


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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

POSITION SUMMARY

The Information Technology Specialist for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of moderate responsibility. The Information Technology (IT) Specialist reports to and works under the direction of CORE’s Chief Information Officer.

This person will be responsible for day-to-day desktop support, hardware/software installation and maintenance, creating and maintenance of technical documentation for users at main office and remote locations. Provides support on a wide range of applications and Operating Systems including but not limited to Windows Server 2008 and 2012, Windows 10, VMWare View, Microsoft Office 2016, and SharePoint. The IT specialist will support first level network, print and connectivity issues. audio/visual, telephony, and photography

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Acts as initial contact for all internal and external customer technical support issues for computer workstation hardware and software, network, operating system, printing, and Internet access problems. Duties include recording the problem, first level problem resolution, and problem escalation within Service Level Agreement to appropriate IT Team Member.Performs installs, upgrades, moves, adds, and changes for computer workstation hardware and software, printers, CD-ROM drives, telephones and other peripheral devices.

Data backup and recovery operations utilizing Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint

Maintains accurate software and hardware inventory and tracking systems.

Performs preventive maintenance for computer and/or peripheral equipment.

Maintains computer documentation, including but not limited to tracking and monitoring the problem resolution process to verify all end user requests are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

Conducts new hire computer orientation and new computer setup.

Provides appropriate training to current users with various software packages.

Maintains Confidentiality of CORE business.

He/She may, from time to time, be assigned additional job related functions by his/her immediate supervisor, Leadership or the President/CEO.

QUALIFICATIONS

Associates Degree, Certification or equivalent experience in a related field with strong technical knowledge of PCs, laptops, printers, and peripheral hardware devices. Strong working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office, virus protection, and data recovery required.Good working knowledge of TCP/IP in a LAN environment.

Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a team is required.

Must be able to work 40 hours per week with schedule adjusted to accommodate organizational needs. This position participates in an on call rotation.

Ability to transfer up to 30 pounds frequently.

 

Interested Candidates can 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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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LIAISON – NURSE EDUCATOR

The position of Professional Services Liaison (PSL) for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE)  coordinates educational efforts with assigned hospitals within CORE’s service area by consulting and working with hospital decision makers.  The PSL also is responsible for developing and delivering educational programs to physicians, nurses, social workers, pastoral care representatives, and others throughout the hospital to advance and maximize the donor program.  In conjunction with hospital administration and key staff, the PSL also will develop and monitor policies to ensure hospital compliance with federal and state donor mandates.  The PSL also will identify and cultivate champions of donation. He/She also is responsible for functioning as a designated requestor for assigned hospitals.

Responsibilities

The PSL is responsible for professional educational initiatives within the CORE service area.  To effectively develop and implement educational modules and policies with hospitals, the PSL must have a strong understanding of local and national donor policies, trends within the procurement and transplant fields and the hospitals’ internal dynamics.  The PSL routinely will identify and target key hospitals and units where improvements in the donor process need to be made.  The PSL will develop and promote implementation of measurable goals to help ensure that the improvements are made.  Additionally, the PSL will meet with hospital administrators, medical, nursing, social services and quality assurance/risk management staff to ensure that CORE materials are displayed throughout the hospital and that CORE is represented at hospital-sponsored meetings and events, where appropriate. He/She also is responsible for functioning as a designated requestor for assigned hospitals and talking with families about the opportunity to donate and obtaining and/or documenting authorization.   The PSL also must develop a positive relationship with external professional organizations to position CORE as a resource and gain access to programs and advance the hospitals’ overall donor programs.

Qualifications

The position of Professional Services Liaison requires that the Candidate have a baccalaureate degree in the Health Science field.  Health care experience with critical care background is highly desirable.  Bereavement experience or experience with families in crisis is also preferred.  He/She should demonstrate strong analytical and interpersonal skills.  He/She must be able to work long and unpredictable hours.  He/She must demonstrate a commitment to CORE’s mission, their administrative philosophy, and overall organ, tissue and eye donation program.   KEYWORDS: Nurse, Nursing, CCU, ICU, SICU, NICU, RN

Interested Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to HRDT@CORE.org


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ORGAN PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR – REGISTERED NURSE – Morgantown, WV

POSITION SUMMARY: The position of Organ Procurement Coordinator is responsible for donor evaluation and management at hospitals within CORE’s service area. This individual is also the designated requestor for CORE’s DSA and is responsible for talking with families about the opportunity to donate and obtaining and/or documenting consent, and the coordination of operating room staff involved in the recoveries and 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. The Coordinator will be responsible for the importation and exportation of post-mortem organs, and knowing and working within CORE and national policies regarding organ and tissue recovery and distribution. The individual 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. This individual may occasionally assist the Professional Services Liaison Department in delivering educational programs for healthcare professionals and attending key physician meetings as requested.

Candidates who currently reside in the Charleston, West Virginia area are strongly preferred.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The position of Organ Procurement Coordinator requires the individual to be a registered nurse, physician’s assistant or prior experience in the organ procurement industry. 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 demonstrate a commitment to the donation process, strong professional work ethic and above-average leadership skills.

Candidates must live in, or be willing to live in the Morgantown, WV or Northern West Virginia area. .

Interested individuals, please submit resume and cover letter to: hrdt@core.org


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ORGAN PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR – REGISTERED NURSE

Organ Procurement Coordinators are fortunate to have the opportunity to save lives. Coordinators provide support and education to families of deceased loved ones in hospitals in order to ensure that the organ donation process is carried out. Coordinators complete the clinical activities with deceased patients that are necessary to ensure organs remain viable for transplant. Coordinators take the lead role in the hospital during the donation process, working effectively with physicians, surgeons, nurses and others. Successful Coordinators are confident, independent, compassionate, detail-oriented and mission driven. They must be able to manage unpredictable schedules, work long hours when necessary, and travel by car and plane throughout PA and WV.

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. This individual must have strong communication, interpersonal skills and sound judgment and have the ability to work 24 hours a day, seven days a week while on the call schedule. The individual must possess the ability to lift and carry equipment weighing sixty 60 pounds or more and demonstrate a commitment to the donation process, strong professional work ethic and advanced leadership skills.

Interested Candidates can 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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DONOR REFERRAL COORDINATOR

Donor Referral Coordinators have the opportunity to participate in activities that save and enhance lives. Coordinators are responsible for coordinating the complex donation process that includes taking hospital referral calls, completing medical suitability analysis, obtaining required documentation, mobilizing recovery teams and securing transportation, and completing all related communication in a professional and urgent manner. In addition, Coordinators contact family members to discuss the donation possible by their deceased loved one. Successful Coordinators are highly compassionate, detail-oriented, work will under pressure, have excellent customer service and phone skills, are great at multi-tasking and are mission-driven.

Job Qualifications: The Donor Referral Coordinator must be able to work a flexible schedule, that will require night, weekend and Holiday work. The Coordinator should have some type of medical background, with at least one year experience in a health-related field. This individual must have strong communication skills, sound judgment, excellent verbal skills and the ability to interact with a diverse public and healthcare population. He/She also must be able to manage well multiple tasks in what can be an active environment and demonstrate a professional commitment to donation and CORE’s ability to achieve its mission.

Interested Candidates can 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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RECOVERY COORDINATOR – SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recovery Coordinators are fortunate to have the opportunity to save and enhance people’s lives through the recovery of organs, tissues, and corneas. Recovery Coordinators work with transplant recovery teams in operating rooms completing tasks that assist with the procurement, and delivery of post-mortem organs. Coordinators also complete the physical removal of tissues and corneas from post-mortem donors. Coordinators travel locally and nationally to complete their role in the donation process. Coordinators must be knowledgeable of human anatomy, medical terminology and sterile technique. Successful Recovery Coordinators are individuals with high stamina can manage unpredictable schedules, have a high attention to detail, and are safety-focused and mission-driven.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
The Incumbent for the position of Recovery Coordinator must have some type of medical background, with at least one year of experience in a health-related field that provides knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology. In addition, one year of experience in the operating room and experience with sterile technique is preferred. The individual must have strong communication skills, good independent judgment, and have the ability to get along with all types of individuals. The Coordinator should possess excellent verbal communication skills, strong literary skills, and a demonstrated professional commitment. The individual will be required to complete an extensive six (6)-month training period, which results in a reasonable outcome and demonstrates a true support to the donation program. Recovery Coordinators MUST have the physical stamina to work long, unpredictable hours and must be flexible to work in unpredictable situations. Also, the individual must be able to lift sixty (60) pounds, have a valid PA state driver’s license, and secure a passport within six (6) months of employment and travel by car and plane.

Interested Candidates can 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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