Organ and Tissue Donor Coordinator (Registered Nurse)
New Zealand Blood Service
Auckland, NZ
8h ago
  • Permanent Full time
  • Epsom, Auckland
  • About the organisation

    Organ Donation New Zealand (ODNZ) is a division of NZ Blood Service(NZBS), and coordinates the donation of organs and tissues from deceased donors throughout New Zealand.

    This unique service also provides support for families, education for health professionals and information to the public.

    Our shared values are at the heart of NZBS culture and guide our behaviour each and every day. They inspire us, motivate us and drive us to provide the very best service to the New Zealand public.

    About the role

    As a donor coordinator you will work as part of a small team responsible for ensuring the delivery of high standards of clinical practice for all aspects of the organ and tissue donation process in NZ.

    This is a challenging and busy role, coordinating and facilitating the whole of the process of organ donation, including liaison with families and various clinical teams and agencies both in NZ and Australia to ensure the safe, efficient and timely referral of organs and tissues to transplant centres and tissue banks.

    Raising awareness of Organ Donation is pivotal to the success of the service, and you will also be involved in providing education and training on all aspects of organ and tissue donation to both hospital staff and relevant academic institutions.

    About you

    We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic Registered Nurse who enjoys working as part of a small team.

    You must be keen to help us further develop the service and enthusiastic about extending your own skills. You will be able to work calmly under pressure, be flexible and adaptable to emerging clinical needs and to communicate effectively and professionally with a wide variety of different health professionals throughout Australasia.

    Excellent organisational skills are essential and experience in an acute care setting, working with bereaved people, along with leadership, teaching and writing skills are valued advantages.

    To meet the needs of the service you will have the flexibility to participate in the team's on call roster and travel when necessary at short notice.

    Visit our website for more information about the service. https : / / www.donor.co.nz

    If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then apply now.

    If you would like to discuss the requirements of the role further, please feel free to contact Janice Langlands on 09 630 0935.

    The NZ Blood Service is part of the Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 (Health Order) effective on 25 October 2021 requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by 1 January 2022.

    It is therefore a condition of employment that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. The vaccine is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19.

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