The Organ and Tissue Procurement Specialist II is responsible for providing support to the supply chain of Thermo Fishers primary cell manufacturing operation. The primary responsibility of this position is the coordination and procurement of human and animal organs and tissue for research.
The process of procuring human organs and tissues involves medically evaluating records and to ensure the overall quality is suitable to be used for the isolation of cells. This individual communicates and coordinates with external partners such as vendors and suppliers of services needed to complete the organ donation process (i.e. hospitals, tissue banks, OPOs and transportation services).
The process of procuring animal organs and tissues involves collaboration with the veterinarians and technicians from the animal vendors. This individual functions as a member of the surgical team utilizing aseptic technique to appropriately recover the organ for research purposes. In addition, the Organ and Tissue Procurement Specialist II is responsible for documentation of all aspects of Tissue collection (i.e. IRBs, MTAs, contracts, consents), and maintains tissue reports and analyzes data for process improvement.Major Responsibilities:
BA, BS, Masters, RN and/or Paramedic with clinical work experience (clinical experience highly preferred)
At least 2 years working in organ procurement, surgical transplant transplant and/or hospital environment or clinical equivalentRequired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology
Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and research protocols
Collaborate with medical staff and organ/tissue professionals
Project Management/Administrative Skills
Excellent communication, clinical and problem solving skills
Independently produce high quality work and manage multiple projects at once
Analyze data and recognize problems and recommend solutions
Work collaboratively with others and promote teamwork
Strong organizational and project management skills
Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to facilitate, mentor, negotiate, resolve conflicts and build teams
Effective communication skills
Strong computer skills (proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Good mental health and ability to keep calm under pressureTravel:
Non-standard work hours for travel, business calls, relationship building, etc.