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Coop - Organ Manufacturing (Test Engineering-3D Printing)
The Job Details are as follows:
The Organ Manufacturing (OM) program at Lung Biotechnology in Manchester, NH focuses on identifying, scoping, and delivering projects in support of our mission to print 3D scaffolds of human lungs through bio-printing technology to address unmet needs for transplantable organs.
Help us reinvent the 3D printing industry! Join Lung Biotechnology to work with ground-breaking, professional 3D printers to make extracellular matrices of human organs. The Test Engineer Coop is a critical member of the team responsible for tweaking hardware to get the best printed objects out of our 3D printer. If you are an experienced, multidisciplinary engineer interested in optimizing SLA 3D printers, this is the job for you.
These are educational positions, requiring basic knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of SLA 3D printing, automation, design, and building mechanical systems that are suitable for additive manufacturing applications.
Key Accountabilities /
Validate pending design decisions by building and analyzing proof of concept prototypes
Design and implement test setups, relating results back to physical printer behavior
Change parameters of the printer to get highest quality objects
Prototype and evaluate sensing strategies and control algorithms
Currently pursuing a M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science. Active enrollment in M.S. or Ph.D. program for the entire duration of the assignment is required
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; strong attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent time-management and prioritization skills
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Professional experience with SOLIDWORKS/CAD
Experience creating and implementing strategies to test complex systems using a multidisciplinary approach
Experience printing with a SLA 3D printer
Experience with scripting/automation (python preferred)
Experience designing and building mechanical systems
Experience with control theory or sensor design
United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
PRN Organ Transplant Nurse Coordinator
The University of Kansas Health System is a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. We are driven by our commitment to service, to continuous improvement and to the highest degree of excellence.
Every member of our team shares an unwavering commitment to put patients first. We offer a wide array of career opportunities, along with competitive pay and outstanding benefits. We invite you to join us as we continue to advance the power of academic medicine.
Position Summary/Career Interest
The Organ Transplant Nurse Coordinator plans, directs, and provides specialized nursing care with the primary emphasis on the treatment of individuals with end stage organ disease that are designated to have a solid organ transplant. Provides continuity and coordination of patient care; conducts patient and professional education initiatives; collaborative relationship with multidisciplinary teams, community resources and agencies.
Demonstrate knowledge and ability to facilitate living donation/transplantation, and will utilize that knowledge to coordinate the care of the living donor for evaluation and live organ donation. Identifies appropriate live donor candidate upon referral, and interacts with appropriate staff.
Demonstrates knowledge and ability to coordinate the care of the transplant recipient in the outpatient setting to achieve optimal physical, social and emotional rehabilitation. Identifies and responds to recipient/family/legal guardian's educational, psychosocial and economic needs in post-transplant phase.
Reinforces post-operative teaching. Collects and reviews data pertinent to recipient's health and organ function. Communicates lab data and diagnostic results to transplant physician/health care provider.
Implements changes in drug/treatment therapy as ordered by physician(s) and/or health care provider. Arranges for consultations, diagnostic procedures and hospitalization when indicated. Reinforces and facilitates need for well care (i.e., periodic mammography, pap smears and colonoscopy). Ensures recipient is screened annually for malignancy. Assesses recipient's need for immunizations.
Demonstrates knowledge and the ability to monitor and coordinate care of the candidate awaiting organ transplantation. Develops and institutes a teaching plan addressing transplant candidate/family/legal guardian's learning needs.
Maintains/ensures communication with patient, referring physicians, payers, other health care providers and transplant team members. Ensures cytotoxic antibody screen is obtained regularly per transplant center protocol. Maintains routine health maintenance and surveillance for malignancy during the waiting period.
Exhibits ability to maintain and update candidate-listing status per OPTN/UNOS regulations. Identifies the need for candidate re-evaluation and initiates when appropriate. Provides and maintains comprehensive documentation of candidate progress.
Demonstrates proficiency and continual growth in the knowledge of transplantation. Reviews and integrates into practice the current professional literature in the field of transplant.
Attends practice-related conferences. Participates in professional transplant/procurement organizations. Examines current transplant-related research.
Shares knowledge through mentoring/precepting newly hired staff. Demonstrates understanding and the ability to assume responsibility for individual judgments to achieve the highest quality of care for the transplant candidate, recipient, family and living donor.
Demonstrates understanding and ability to facilitate/coordinate evaluation and OPTN/UNOS listing of potential transplant candidate. Identifies appropriate candidate
upon referral, and interacts with appropriate staff. Identifies requirements for candidate evaluation. Coordinates with multidisciplinary team the evaluation process for potential transplant candidate.
Demonstrates understanding of post-transplant management including medications, complications, interventions and discharge planning in the coordination of recipient care. Demonstrates the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary team.
Monitors patient progress post-transplant. Identifies complications and considers interventions with the transplant team. Communicates recipient's status to referring physician, health care providers and payers.
Identifies and responds to the educational, psychosocial and economic needs of recipient/family/legal guardian during hospitalization. Educates recipient/family/legal guardian regarding care and responsibilities after transplantation.
Educates candidate/family/legal guardian about living donation options, evaluation process, OPTN regulations, organ allocation, waiting phase, transplant process, risks/benefits, including utilization of expanded donors, high-risk donors, if applicable, post-operative phase including immunosuppressive therapy and effects, potential research protocols of the transplant program, candidate/family/legal guardian responsibility throughout the transplant process.
Exhibits knowledge and ability to facilitate transplant process when organ becomes available to transplant candidate. This includes defining and adhering to the current OPTN/UNOS regulations and allocation policies.
Communicates with the OPO and collects the appropriate data necessary for decision-making regarding organ acceptance/rejection for transplant. Shares necessary information about the donor organ, including ABO compatibility, with the transplant surgeon/physician. Reviews potential recipient's current medical status to determine eligibility for transplant.
Assesses need for and obtains results of final cytotoxic cross match. Facilitates admission or transfer of patient to the transplant.
Arranges any preoperative procedures required (i.e., dialysis). Notifies transplant team of pending surgical procedure.
Acts as a liaison between the donor and recipient transplant teams. Exhibits ability to remove transplant recipient from list per OPTN/UNOS regulations. Provides outcome specifics to OPO for donor family follow-up. Maintains communication with referring physician, health care providers and payers.
Identifies and responds to the psychosocial and economic needs of the transplant candidate/family/legal guardian during evaluation. Demonstrates knowledge of, and compliance with, OPTN/UNOS policies and listing requirements.
Informs and educates patient/family/legal guardian at time of listing. Ensures patient and referring physician are informed in writing of transplant listing, denial or postponement. Provides and maintains comprehensive documentation of evaluation process and makes appropriate referrals to specialists.
Interprets serological results of the potential transplant candidate and their implications for transplant. Obtains recipient blood type, tissue typing and cytotoxic antibodies according to transplant center protocol.
Identifies possible co-morbidities in the transplant candidate and evaluates as indicated. Identifies absolute and relative contraindications to transplantation. Ensures patient understands risk and benefit of immunizations required prior to transplantation.
Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.
Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
High School diploma or equivalent
Associate's Degree in Nursing;
Must complete Bachelor's Degree in Nursing within five years of hire/transfer
Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
Minimum two years acute clinical experience
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Organ Adjunct Faculty
Job Title: Beginning Organ Instructor
Desired start date: Sept 4, 2018
Posting close date: August 20, 2018
Required Degree: Master's Degree in Organ Performance
Experience: Extensive experience teaching all ages and proficiency levels, especially music pedagogy for children
An adjunct faculty member is being sought by the BYU School of Music Organ Department to teach beginning music on the organ to a class of twelve children, ages 8-11, during Fall Semester 2018. This class will meet twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
A qualified candidate must have at least a MM in organ performance, plus extensive experience teaching young children in general, as well as experience in teaching organ to children who have not studied any music before. The applicant should also be familiar with all the prominent English-language organ methods for both children and adults, and with recent research and development in curriculum and equipment for teaching the organ to young children.
Information required at the time of application –Please list the contact information for three recommenders on the faculty application. They may be contacted and required to submit their letters of reference electronically at some point during the selection process.
Document(s) required at the time of application -Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae to the faculty application.
Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
RN Organ Transplant (Days)
At the largest hospital in HCA's West Florida Division, become part of something bigger. Through the units of our 425-bed statutory teaching hospital, you will find an avenue to pursue your passion for excellence in patient care. Since 1978, Largo Medical Center has thrived due to a strong focus on growth, technological innovation, excellence in care, compassion and convenience. We have three locations primed to help patients in Pinellas County. Largo Medical Center has locations in Clearwater, through our Free-Standing ER, in Largo, FL through our Largo Medical Center
Main Campus and at Largo Medical Center
Indian Rocks close to Indian Rocks Beach.
Our campuses provide exceptional care to our patients through a variety of our service lines such as Emergency Services, Cardiovascular Services, Behavioral Medicine, Bariatric/Surgical Weight Loss care at the Florida Bariatric Centers, Breast Healthcare at the Florida Breast Institute, Clinical Research, Occupational Health, Hepatobiliary Center, Imaging and Diagnostic Services, Knee Care at the Florida Knee and Orthopedic Pavilion – 10th Anniversary, Outpatient and Inpatient Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Robotic Surgery, Sports Injury care at the Florida Sports Medicine Center, Sleep Disorders Care, Wound Care and Spine and Neurological Care at the Florida Spine & Neuro Center.
As a progressive and thriving facility, Largo Medical Center is committed to launching service lines that align themselves with the needs of the community. Our newest example of this commitment is seen through the opening of our Transplant Institute of Florida, the first Transplant Institute in Pinellas County. With a passion for quality, and a commitment to growth for our hospital and our employees, Largo Medical Center creates a culture of compassion and service excellence for patients and employees alike.
The RN- Organ Transplant is responsible for the observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care; health teaching and counseling of the ill, injured, or infirm; and the promotion of wellness, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness of others. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed or authorized by a duly licensed practitioner authorized by the laws of this state to prescribe such medications and treatments.
- Nursing Diploma or ASN; BSN preferred.
Current Florida State Registered Nurse license.
Current BLS Certification from the American Heart Association
1 year previous experience in an acute care setting preferred.
Lifting 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.
Clinical Nurse-Med Surg Neurology/Renal/Solid Organ Transplant
Department: MedSurg Neuro-Ortho
Posting #: 369626
Date Posted: 6/5/2018
Employee Type: Regular
Posting Note: PT and FT Night Shift positions on Inpatient Neurology/Renal Unit. - Minimum 1 year experience working as an inpatient nurse with pediatric and/or adult neurology and/or renal patients.
This position will work in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient and family to promote patient health through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards.
Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Completes nursing assessment of patient conditions consistent with age and condition, including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine initial level of compliance with treatment plan per policy and unit guidelines. Performs ongoing patient and family assessments and identifies variations from diagnoses.
Continually evaluates patient responses to care, teaching, and discharge plans. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with healthcare team and families to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations, and requirements.
Provides orientation to the unit, hospital systems, and processes to patients and family members to ensure familiarity with unit's policies and requirements.
Supervises patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members' performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate.
Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Organ Procurement Surgical Tech - Cvtor-Generous Sign On Bonus And Incentives
Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, TGH is licensed for 1,011 beds, and approximately 7,300 employees, is one of the region's largest employers.
TGH is the area's only level I trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. With four medical helicopters* we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need.
The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children's Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric kidney transplant services and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state. As the region's leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.
Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2017-18, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in six medical specialties:
Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in six medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
- Air transport provided by Metro Aviation, Inc.
The Surgical Services department performs more than 29,000 surgeries and almost 10,000 GI procedures a year in 43 operating rooms, eight GI suites and two parathyroid suites. As a level 1 trauma center, some of the most complex and challenging surgeries in the nation are performed here.
The main operating suite contains 21 ORs including an integrated MRI suite, a dedicated trauma room and a 17-bay Surgical Prep Unit and 29-bay PACU. Our burn unit contains a specialized burn OR. The newly renovated Cardiovascular Transplant operating rooms have nine ORs including a hybrid OR and nine pre-op bays.
The Surgery Center houses nine operating rooms and 27 pre-post bays.
The Women's Surgery Center has four ORs as well as an IVF suite for embryo transfers and retrievals. We also operate a full time Pre-Admission Testing center along with a 36 bed Short Stay Center.
Under general supervision of medical and nursing staff, following policies, procedures and professional guidelines assists with surgical and endoscopy procedures; provides, assembles and cares for surgical supplies, instruments and equipment before, during and after procedures. Assists with cleaning, restocking and processing of the surgical suite, instruments and equipment, as needed.
Identifies and reports situations requiring intervention to the RN or Clinician. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Graduate of Surgical Technologist Training program, Associates Degree or greater than 5 years work experience and CST-FA certification Or Completion of a Hospital Based Surgical Tech Program, 15 years of ST experience and maintains current CST-FA certification from AST or NCCT. Generous Sign On Bonus and Incentives; for more information contact mailto:email@example.com
Global Product Manager - Solid Organ Transplant Marketing
The Global Sr. Product Manager is responsible for initiation and support of product-based global marketing strategies for development products in the solid organ transplant portfolio.
Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Responsible for implementation of global marketing strategies for products in development within the transplant franchise using appropriate resources. Ensure that defined strategies are applied globally. Global marketing strategies include:
Development of value proposition for development products
Core global positioning concepts and messages
Core global marketing programs
Global brand guidelines and launch packages in digital and traditional forms
Implement Global Launch Team (GLT) defined tactical priority initiatives. This may include:
Transformation of defined strategy in promotional activities
Pre-marketing/launch concepts for new products/new markets
Monitor and contribute to key product development milestones via the R&D project management process.
Responsible for definition of Marketing Mix in collaboration with other members of the respective Commercial Development group and the Commercial Ops Regions.
Responsible for communication concerning the respective portfolio:
Support development and implementation of communication plan
Participation at congresses, symposia, meetings,
Support Commercial Operations Regions for customer support (e.g. Opinion Leaders, Patient Organizations)
Disseminate product experience and product strategy to Commercial Operations Regions, realizing that approaches can be country/ region specific. Develop global training platform and where appropriate, perform training.
Provide critical analysis of own and competitive products in collaboration with internal and external partners (market analysis, sales data analysis, market research, where appropriate) for use in formulating marketing and selling strategies and activities in the regions.
Maintain or develop relationships with key internal groups (including Commercial Operations Regions, R&D, Legal, Finance, etc.) and with key external groups (OP-Leaders, Patient organizations etc) related to transplant product portfolio when appropriate.
Represent commercial issues and requests for key products from the GLT to R&D via the project management process and project team forum. Support the identification, definition and assessment of new development initiatives (i.e. new indications or product presentations) for potential new products.
Works with disease models, epidemiology and upon request, prepares a business case (BC) on a product (s.th.) that is being developed or for a new indication of an existing product to support R&D planning and budgeting.
Education: BS/BA required, preferably in the health-related discipline/ natural science. MBA or other related business degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 8 years of relevant commercial / marketing experience, including relevant experience in a range of R&D, sales, marketing and business development roles.
Organ Procurement Coord
Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 Organ Procurement Org
The Organ Procurement Coordinator (OPC) actively supports the mission and goals of Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network. The OPC responds to potential organ donor referrals at area hospitals, evaluates potential organ donors and offers the opportunity of donation to potential donor families with the desired result of consent for donation; allocates donated organs/tissues to transplant centers and/or tissue banks; coordinates multi-organ/tissue recovery procedures; promotes awareness and education about organ and tissue donation to healthcare professionals and the general public through hospital development and community outreach.
Clinical On Call Procedures
Responds to organ donor referrals by traveling to donor hospitals to assess and evaluate potential organ donors and determine medical suitability for organ and/or tissue donation through laboratory studies, medical record review, physical assessment and obtaining med/soc history.
Rounds on open cases and communicates any changes with the on call AOC and/or Medical Director regarding donation potential.
Communicates with physicians and other health care team members to obtain information about the patient's hospital course and family's understanding of the patient's condition.
Consults and collaborates with hospital and medical staff to provide optimal medical management of potential donors and to maximize organ suitability for transplantation.
Works with health care team members to ensure that each family/authorized party is offered the opportunity of organ and tissue donation at the appropriate time and in a compassionate and respectful manner; provides information about the donation process so that the family/authorized party can make an informed decision in support of donation; provides support to families as needed.
Completes consent form and obtains medical/social history once willingness to donate is identified.
Maintains and manages donors in accordance with FLDRN protocols to optimize organ function.
Provides appropriate medical information about each potential donor's organ function to personnel at designated transplant center(s) according to the OPTN/UNOS match run list; complies with OPTN/UNOS, New York State and FLDRN organ allocation policies.
Following organ allocation makes transportation arrangements (ground and air) for local and visiting surgical teams to travel to the donor hospital, communicates with Operating Room staff to arrange for scheduled OR time and notifies the preservation team.
Prepares the Operating Room staff for the recovery procedure, facilitates the arrival of the visiting surgeons, assists with obtaining temporary privileges, supplies, and equipment needed for surgery.
Prepares appropriate operative notes and medical examiner forms for completion by the procuring surgeons.
Coordinates and monitors surgical recovery in the operating room
Coordinates and communicates with all ancillary services related to recovery activity, such as medical examiner/coroners and/or pathologists as appropriate.
Provides appropriate medical information about each potential tissue donor to the appropriate tissue and/or eye bank(s).
Coordinates and communicates with transplant surgeons on all import organs, arranges transportation for incoming organs; participates as needed in the recovery of local imported accepted organs. This includes flying out with transplant team and being responsible for coordinating and working with surgeons and other OPO's when preservation machine are utilized.
Completes all FLDRN paperwork and all fields in iTransplant associated with local donor referrals, organ donors, organ import offers and imported organs accurately and in a timely manner.
Provides written feedback following recovery to all involved health care professionals, ancillary personnel and other agencies through the HD staff.
Presents post donor conferences (if applicable)
Keeps current on existing clinical policies and procedures
Demonstrates FLDRN's Brand by displaying a positive, caring and courteous attitude at all times; represents FLDRN in an ethical and professional manner; demonstrates regard for the dignity and respect of all patients, donor families and other agencies.
Maintains the confidentiality of information related to patents, donor families and other agencies
Maintains proper attitude, attendance and punctuality to ensure that the hospital or FLDRN are operated in an efficient and effective manner.
Works to promote and participate in a team approach with other staff members in order to succeed with FLDRN goals.
May be responsible for performing medical record reviews in assigned hospitals according to assigned schedule.
Performs routine hospital visits as assigned by the AOC or designee.
Responsible for providing FLDRN sponsored professional education and in-service programs for the nursing, medical and ancillary staff when requested by HD department.
Assists with development and implementation of specific professional education programs to meet hospital needs.
Supports the implementation of organ and tissue procurement protocols and procedures within service area hospitals.
Attends mandatory continuing staff education and required meetings.
Maintains updated knowledge of OPTN/UNOS policy and other regulations.
Participates in special events related to FLDRN objectives, i.e. Donate Life Month, support groups, and any other activities identified.
Serves as liaison with designated related groups such as LEBR, MTF, Donate Life America, etc.
Assists and supports the development of abstracts and research projects.
Preferred R.N. licensed in New York State and two to three years experience in Critical Care Nursing desired; or an LPN, EMT, Paramedic or Respiratory Therapist with a minimum of two years critical care, operating room, trauma or similar experience. Current certification in CPR, ACLS and PALS preferred; previous management experience a plus; must possess excellent critical thinking and creative problem solving skills as well as a high level of maturity, stamina and self-motivation. Must successfully pass the certification examination for Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator (CPTC) conducted by the American Board for Transplant
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Associate Clinical Engineer - Artificial Organ Program
Job ID: 63433
Area of Interest: Professionals
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 8 AM - 5 PM and on call
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Not Indicated
What You Will Do:
Under supervision of the Senior Artificial Organ Program Clinical Engineer provides support to the clinical artificial organs team within UMMC. Provides technical and operational support to manage the implantation and post implantation monitoring of artificial organs.
Works under the administration of the Clinical Engineer Sr. Artificial Organ Program with direction by the Chief of Surgery and the Clinical Head of the VAD Program (Ventricular Assist Devices).
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
Provides Clinical & Technical Support: Responsible for assistance during implantation, calibration, repair, and preventative maintenance of Medical Circulatory Systems (MCS) utilized.
Provides logistical & technical support for VAD implants, explants, and invasive procedures. Supervises operation of the VAD for the duration of any of these procedures. Performs tasks without additional technical assistance.
Provides on-call technical troubleshooting for inpatients and outpatients on VADs under the direction of VAD-trained physicians. On-call responsibilities include being present for VAD equipment emergencies, implants, explants, and invasive procedures, as well as daily clinical rounds when necessary.
Participates in daily clinical rounds & multidisciplinary meetings to assist providers with managing VADs.
Systems Management: May assists with the formulation of policies and procedures relating to managing devices from purchasing through implantation.
Orders & distributes equipment & supplies.
Works with Clinical Engineering and vendors to ensure maintenance and repairs are completed in timely fashion.
Compiles and enters data into program's equipment and clinical databases.
New Technology Consultation: Develop and maintain current access to expert knowledge of evolving and emerging medical technologies and provide consultation to clinicians and leadership.
May assist with the forecasts and recommends emergent technologies for consideration by UMMC leadership consistent with the institution's mission, vision, and business objectives.
May assist in evaluating proposals and reports on financial, technical and health caremerit/qualities. Reports information and related benefits to leadership and hospital personnel.
Participates in the recommendation and implementation of medical technology systems, processes and improvements.
Maintains professional growth and development through continuous familiarity with the published literature. Participates in training sessions, external seminars, workshops, conferences, professional affiliations and related activities/events to keep abreast of developments in the Biomedical Engineering field.
What You Need to Be Successful:
Education and Experience
Bachelors's degree in Biomedical Engineering or other Engineering discipline with relevant coursework and clinical experience required. Coursework in human anatomy, physiology, biomaterials, bio-transport and biology is required. Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering preferred.
No experience with clinical artificial organs is required.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Organ Donor Advocate (1050561_Rr00026480)
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center.
Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute¿designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Organ Donor Advocate.
In this role, the successful candidate The Living Donor Advocate represents, advises, protects and promotes the interests of the living donor, respects their decision regarding donation, and ensures the decision is informed and free from coercion. Provides educational sessions to clinical and administrative areas to advance and maximize both deceased and living organ donation throughout the NYULMC hospital system.
Successfully completes initial IDA competency training, as well as ongoing continuing education specific to living donation, transplantation, and medical ethics. Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competence to fulfill responsibilities.
Maintains awareness of current evidence based practice and utilizes findings from current nursing literature in deceased organ donation and living donation. Serves as a support and resource for other nursing staff and students regarding both deceased organ and living donation.
Engages in self-assessment and participates in activities to promote own professional growth and development. Assesses and recognizes personal learning needs to enhance performance with guidance from Nursing Leadership.
Learns and uses new information, skills and knowledge in an effort to improve care and services. Shares knowledge and participates in peer review process by providing information as requested.
Demonstrates awareness of the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the NYU Langone Medical Center, Departments of Nursing, clinical department and strategic area. Participates in unit/service based meetings.
Recognizes importance of cost effective patient care. Reports unexpected events and outcomes to senior staff/leadership in a timely manner. Delivers patient care in accordance with professional nursing standards.
Demonstrates awareness of JC, DOH, CMS, and CARF standards pertinent to unit. Communicates effectively with patients families, visitors and all members of the interdisciplinary team. Delegates activities effectively and appropriately to the ancillary staff.
Actively participates as a member of the Organ Donor Council.
Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
Partners with LiveOnNY to facilitate and optimize the organ donation process at NYULMC. Assists LiveOnNY personnel with gaining access to medical records of potential organ donors, and monitors compliance with federal and state organ donor mandates. Works with unit staff to identify any potential organ donors within the hospital and makes appropriate referrals to LiveOnNY as needed.
Communicates any issues/concerns raised during the living donor interactions with the potential donor directly to the appropriate member of the multidisciplinary team. Documents an assessment in the EMR of each donor evaluated, including whether the potential living donor has received information on the following areas:
Informed consent process; Evaluation process; surgical procedure; Medical risks; psychosocial risks; Follow-up requirements; and the benefit and need for participating in follow-up. Donors are required to follow-up with the transplant center at 6 months, 1 year and 2 years.
Meets with the living donor in a one-to-one consultation after they have been medically evaluated and cleared by the transplant physicians, and have had an in-depth psychosocial evaluation by the transplant social worker. Ensures that the donor understands the decision they are making, that all intellectual and emotional factors have been discussed, that the donor understands the potential risks and benefits related to their personal situation, and that they are making a voluntary decision without undue pressure from anyone. Refers potential donor to previous donors as appropriate and applicable.
Educates the potential donor regarding the medical, psychosocial, and financial implications of the live donation. Explains the evaluation process, what to expect, what it means to be a donor, and that the donor may opt out at any time of the process.
Acts as an independent advocate for the living donor throughout the continuum of care, representing and promoting their interests, respecting their decision and ensures that its informed and free from coercion. Advices, supports and safeguards the rights and the autonomy of the living donor throughout the donor evaluation, donation and discharge phases of donation.
To qualify you must have a Bachelors degree in Nursing or Social Work Required. NYS RN or SW license and registration required. Minimum of 2 years experience in transplant, organ donation or related field.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
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