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Living Organ Donor Recovery Coordinator Organ Donation and Hospital Development - BC Transplant

Living Organ Donor Recovery Coordinator Organ Donation and Hospital Development

BC Transplant

Vancouver, BC


What you’ll do


  • Responsible for ensuring all retrieval supplies/resources are available for Living Donor organ recoveries. May be required to enter the OR and assist the surgical team with organ recovery.
  • Collaborate with healthcare hospital staff (including RNs, nephrologists, surgeons) in logistical planning of organ transportation and distribution across Canada (including land, air), including participating in planning meetings with Canadian Blood Services and hospital teams (e.g., for the Kidney Paired Donation program, KPD).
  • Monitor and maintain surgical supplies and equipment necessary for living donor organ retrievals (including perfusion supplies, packaging, labelling).
  • Perform a variety of functions related to quality improvement including: performing detailed clinical reviews of donor charts to ensure patient safety and regulatory compliance, collecting and reporting of data. Closely liaise with the Quality Assurance team for compliance issues related to Health Canada.
  • Assist with the preparation and development of internal quality guidelines, procedures, strategies and documents as required.


What you bring



  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree or certificate in a Health Sciences Program with previous clinical experience in a healthcare setting, and three (3) to five (5) years of recent, related experience. Experience in a sterile operating room is an asset, as is familiarity with the requirements of Health Canada Regulations for Cells, Tissues, and Organs.
  • Class 5 driver’s license and personal vehicle required


Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent organization ability, good planning skills, and strong attention to detail. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and establish effective working relationships within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to function competently in computer programs such as Word, Excel and Access.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.). 

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, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • 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).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.



Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Salary Range: $61,718 - $88,720 /year. 
The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.

Location: 555 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 3X7
Hours of Work: 
Monday to Friday; 0800-1600 on call evenings and weekends may be required occasionally.
Requisition #

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.



As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.



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.


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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.


Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.



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