On-Site Organ Donation Coordinator
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
The On-site Organ Donation Coordinator (ODC) functions as an integral part of the Organ Donation and Hospital Development (ODHD) team.
What you’ll do
- Respond promptly to the hospital’s request for on-site organ donation assistance, act as a resource for the hospital care team. Work opposite of the IHC to ensure that there is adequate coverage for the sites.
- Meet with families at a time of crisis to provide information on donation and support them through the donation process. Strive to provide a positive and meaningful donation experience.
- Accurately document consent and conduct medical/social history interviews in accordance to BCT and Health Canada standards. Support health care team with organ donor management.
- Provide expert on-site organ donation consultation, guidance, and advice to hospital staff including physician, nurses, and social workers. Support health care team with organ donor management queries.
- Collect medical/legal and other information for the ODS, ensuring that the organ donation process proceeds in an effective, safe, accountable and clinically standardized manner. Maintain an accurate and detailed donor record in compliance with Health Canada Regulations surrounding donation of organs for transplantation.
What you bring
- A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a Health Sciences, with a minimum of three (3) years of recent related experience in the Health Authority critical care environment and/or organ donation experience.
You are able to:
- Demonstrate skills in conflict resolution within the healthcare environment.
- Establish effective relationships with multi-disciplinary teams.
- Remain calm composed and focused under extremely emotional and tense situations.
- Be empathic to the needs of families undergoing emotional trauma, sensitive to spiritual and cultural contexts of care, and interact effectively with individuals who are experiencing personal emotional trauma.
- Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills that include verbal and written communications. Computer experience is essential as a significant amount of work is completed using an electronic donor record.
What we bring
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
- Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
- Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
- Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
- Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
- PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
- Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Casual, Part-Time (0.01 FTE)
Royal Inland Hospital, 311 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC, V2C 2T1
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Monday to Friday, Rotating
Requisition Number: 117612
What we do
BC Transplant (BCT) provides oversight for all aspects of organ donation and transplantation across BC.
BCT is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.
Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA and BCT are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.