Recovery Technician

Smith & Nephew
Columbia, MD
Oct 14, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
RECOVERY TECHNICIAN (PART-TIME)PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:Part time position responsible for the coordination and execution of birth tissue acquisition to be used for transplant and/or research. This position is part-time and is expected to generally work between 15 and 20 hours per week. Primary location will be at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Donor Services Recovery Technician reports to the Sr. Manager, Donor Services.RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:Acquire birth tissue during C-section deliveriesScreen for medical eligibility and administer patient informed consent for potential donorsPackage, label, and transport and/or coordinate transport of tissueActively develop relationships with staff within assigned hospital(s)Actively procure outstanding documentation and information required for donor chart completionAdhere to company SOPs and state/federal regulationsFollow policies for hospital access such as those required for Vendormate (current vaccinations, certifications, etc.)Perform other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS:Minimum: Associates degree combined with at least two years of experience in tissue banking/transplant, related medical or biological field, and/or operating room experienceCertified Tissue Bank Specialist, or ability and commitment to become certified once eligible per AATB requirements (generally within 1-2 years of employment)Proven ability to be comfortable in a patient care and surgical settingFluency with Microsoft Office (ie Word and Excel)Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.Reliability and ability to travel. 100% travel required to assigned hospital(s) and occasionally to the Columbia office as requiredPREFERRED:BSN, RN, LPN, Surgical Tech or Surgical Assist, Paramedic, Certified Tissue Bank SpecialistSmith and Nephew is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.Smith+Nephew provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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