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Want to make a difference in your career? Consider this opportunity!
Reporting to: Manager, Provincial Resource Centre – Organ
Classification: Clinical Services Coordinator
Worksite: Based out of 483 Bay Street
Schedule: Combination of weekday and weekend 12-hour shifts over a 6 week rotation
Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN), part of Ontario Health, is responsible for the coordination of organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Ontario. 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 Ontario. Working collaboratively with our stakeholders and fostering organizational and individual growth, we value honesty, trust, respect and compassion.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated, experienced Clinical Services Coordinator (CSC) for a full-time 18 month contract. The CSC will provide professional services in a manner consistent with the mission and values of TGLN. The incumbent is passionate about organ and tissue donation, and dedicated to achieving three core objectives, including:
1) enabling every person or legal surrogate to make an informed and confident decision about the option of donation
2) ensuring the process of donation is a meaningful, positive experience for the donor’s loved ones as well as for hospital staff and other stakeholders, and
3) contributing maximally to the attainment of optimal outcomes for patients receiving an organ or tissue transplant
This role offers the unique opportunity to blend best practice with clinical expertise. As a key resource in organ and tissue donation, this role provides a great deal of autonomy and the opportunity to liaise and network with a variety of clinical and non-clinical stakeholders.
We provide an extensive orientation and training program as well as on-going team support to ensure that you are successful in your role as well as opportunities to grow your broader, long-term career.
Here is what you will be doing:
Case management of the donation process from referral to organ recovery
Works collaboratively with donor hospitals, health care teams, transplant programs, tissue banks, air and land transportation carriers, labs and other TGLN staff
Coordinates organ placement and any necessary testing
Responsible for making critical decisions and ensuring that Health Canada regulations are followed
Responsible for facilitating the logistics of organ recovery and arranges transportation for multiple recovery teams (surgeons, land and air transportation)
Responds to calls from referring hospitals, conducts a preliminary assessment of the patient’s history and identifies all relevant donation options
Collaborates with the attending health care team in developing strategies for integrating TGLN services into the end-of-life care plan for the patient and family
Offers health care team initial recommendations related to management of the process or of the patient’s physiologic status, as appropriate, until a Specialist, Organ and Tissue Donation is involved
Documents comprehensive and accurate case notes and enters key information into TGLN’s electronic chart and custom database
Acts as an expert resource in all aspects of organ and tissue donation
Promotes and supports organ and tissue donation best practices
Works 12-hour rotating shifts in a busy 24/7 call centre environment
Performs other duties as required
Here is what you will need to be successful:
Education and Experience
Nursing Diploma and/or Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Current RN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
A minimum of one (1) year of critical care nursing experience preferred
Organ donation or transplant nursing experience preferred
Knowledge and Skills
Strong understanding of applied pathophysiology, medical diagnostic testing/imaging, and ability to interpret laboratory results
Must be able to sort through large amounts of clinical information, understand/interpret the information and re-communicate the information to internal and external stakeholders
Conflict management and an ability to influence through applying expertise/rational arguments
Experience in case management/coordination
Experience working in a fast-paced time sensitive environment
Ability to problem solve in high pressure, time sensitive situations
Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
Strong computer skills
Rate of Pay: $33.65 – $48.17 per hour
Employment Type: Full-time contract position (18 months)
Employment Location: Toronto, Ontario. All applicants must be a resident of Ontario to be considered for roles at Ontario Health.
Internal Application Deadline Date: September 29, 2022
Note: As part of the initial recruitment screening process, Applicants must confirm that they are Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. If Applicants are not Fully Vaccinated, they will be asked to identify any accommodation needs pursuant to a protected ground under the Code. If no such accommodation is identified, the Applicant will not be eligible to proceed through the recruitment process.
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