Donor Recovery Specialist I

Mimedx Group Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 3 weeks ago

At MiMedx, our purpose starts with helping patients heal. We are driven by discovering and developing regenerative biologics utilizing human placental tissue to provide breakthrough therapies addressing the unmet medical needs for patients across multiple areas of healthcare. Possessing a strong portfolio of industry leading advanced wound care products combined with a promising clinical pipeline, we are committed to making a transformative impact on the lives of patients we serve globally.

Will you join us on this journey?

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinate the daily recovery of donor birth tissue. Will perform daily duties at various hospital sites, in a clinical environment. Initiate contact with potential donors and provide education and guidance on the donor process, obtain required consent, and determine donor suitability based on approved guidelines. Ensure sterile collection/handling of tissue. Maintain positive, professional relationships with hospital, physicians, their staff, and donors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Obtain donor tissue according to protocol; coordinate donor tissue retrieval at off-site hospital locations

  • Initiate and facilitate donor education, and obtain required consent

  • Perform in-depth review of donor charts to make sure all information is accurate and complete

  • Evaluate potential donors to determine suitability of tissue by investigating the donor's medical and social background by review of questionnaires, medical records, forms, etc.

  • Consult with Quality team on any issues/questions related to donor suitability

  • Utilize sterile techniques to prepare and maintain areas for tissue swabbing

  • Facilitate and collect donor blood specimens for analysis/testing

  • Complete necessary forms to maintain accurate donor records, and tracking logs related to obtaining tissue

  • Ensure proper labeling and identification is maintained on quarantined tissue containers

  • Maintain a positive, professional relationship with hospital staff and physicians

  • Complete tissue recovery/process within critically defined timeframes

  • Identify and advise management of problems/issues that may arise with hospital staff, physicians, or nurse manager, and/or need for process improvements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Technical certification or Associate degree required

  • Prefer degree in science related field (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Nursing); Technical certification may be required in some areas

  • 5+ years of experience in related area of responsibility

  • Prefer knowledge of AATB, FDA, and other state/federal regulations

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, with a focus on customer service

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)

  • Organized, flexible, and able to multi-task while maintaining a high level of efficiency and attention to detail

  • Must show aptitude to develop appropriate skills for the job

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work will be performed in the Labor and Delivery Department of a hospital. Must follow appropriate dress code (scrubs and white coat) and adhere to the hospital credentialing and registration system, which requires up-to-date vaccines. Will be required to drive to hospitals (up to 250 miles away). Occasional travel outside of assigned home region/hospital, including out-of-state, as needed by team; less than 10%. May experience odor from donor tissue/samples.


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Donor Recovery Specialist I

Mimedx Group Inc.