The incumbent is an expert clinical practitioner who integrates experience, skills and knowledge from nursing theory and principles of adult learning and thrives to make a difference. Our mandate includes increasing public awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation, education of health care professionals, and ensuring a safe and effective donation and transplant system in Saskatchewan. Working collaboratively with our stakeholders and fostering organizational and individual growth, we value respect for all, collaborative partnerships, compassionate caring, excellence and stewardship. The Deceased Donor Coordinator guides each step of the donation process including donor identification through referral indicators, donor suitability assessment, declaration, approach and consent with families, to the medical donor management optimizing organ and tissue yield for recipient transplantation. After each donation there is family follow-up and support and information transfer with donation and recipient programs.
Bachelor Degree in Nursing
Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA)
1 year of clinical experience in organ/ tissue donation or transplantation coordination. On postings where there are no candidates with 1 year of clinical experience in organ/tissue donation or transplantation coordination, a minimum 5 years of highly acute care nursing experience (ex: Critical Care or Emergency Room) will be required to meet the orientation needs relating to organ and tissue donation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated clinical competence in assessment, care provision and planning
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skill
Ability to set priorities, recognize and maintain confidential information
Ability to function autonomously and independently
Demonstration of extreme attention to detail
Travel within the province of Saskatchewan is required
Geographic Location: Multi-Facility - Home Facility - St Pauls Hospital
Expected Start Date: February 6, 2020
Expected Up To Date: January 10, 2021
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.