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Triage Coordinator

Company: Gift of Life Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob Location Southeast, MI - Ann Arbor, MIPosition Type Full Time -Salary Range $34.62 - $51.94 HourlyJob Category Health CareDescription In support of Gift of Life Michigan's core purpose and values, the employee is professional, compassionate, and determined, working to honor life through donation. The Triage Coordinator(s) (TC) is notified of all ventilated organ and tissue referrals. The incumbent will facilitate communication between Gift of Life Michigan (GOLM) and referral hospitals, assess donor suitability in conjunction with Clinical Administrator on call (CAOC), maintain personnel dispatching, and oversee authorized organ donor cases.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assess organ referrals for donation potential.
  • Oversees vented referrals, which are critical in determination of case direction.
  • Coordinate resources to ensure timely responses on all active referrals.
  • Performs a search of the donor registry(ies) for documentation of the patient's decision to donate.
  • Conducts in depth assessment and follow-up for referrals and donors.
  • Thoroughly reviews hospital records and identifies pertinent clinical history and documents in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Consults with Clinical Administrator for assessment of donor suitability.
  • Facilitates communication with Tissue Center, Organ Allocation Specialist(s), Donation Coordinator(s), Family Service Coordinator(s), Hospital Donation Advocate(s), Organ Recovery Specialists (ORS), Clinical Manager(s), Medical Director, Clinical Director and/or Chief Clinical Officer.
  • Assigns appropriate multidisciplinary resources to meet clinical activity needs.
  • Ensures documentation of staff utilization and maintains stability of on call staff availability.
  • Completes EMR review of potential organ/tissue referrals completed by onsite Gift of Life staff.
  • Leads conference calls for potential donors and active donor cases as it pertains to organ allocation, surgical center transfers, and other donor related activities.
  • Problem solves with onsite team members to ensure donation opportunities.
  • Performs remote verification of Transnet labels and recipient verification in concert with Donation Coordinator(s) and Organ Allocation Specialist(s).
  • Monitors the flow of communication related to clinical organ and organ/tissue processes.
  • Oversees donor/referral case activities utilizing triage report document.
  • Identify staffing shortages and notify Gift of Life Michigan staff their support is needed.
  • Partner with onsite staff to discuss organ placement, surgical center transfers and other donation related activities
  • Accurately documents all required information into Gift of Life Michigans Electronic Medical Record including coding, imminent and eligible outcomes.
  • Initiate authorization or pause conversation with family/staff related to organ, tissue, and eye donation.
  • Registered Nurse, Paramedic, or other healthcare training with at least 18 months of OPO experience. Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) is preferred.
  • Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator Certification within 18 months of employment preferred.

Keywords: Gift of Life Michigan, Ann Arbor , Triage Coordinator, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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