Career Opportunities

At Nebraska Organ Recovery, we strive to be an elite leader and transformative voice in advancing donation, while providing organs and tissues for all those in need. We can’t do this without people—people who have a passion for saving lives and honoring the donors who give selflessly to help others.

Each of our teams play an essential role in saving and enhancing lives through donation.

The Clinical Services team screens patients for donation eligibility and provides direct patient care during the donation process.

The Tissue Services team also screens patients for donation eligibility and has hands-on involvement in the recovery of tissues and organs. 

The Family Services team provides support to the family members of our donors during and after the donation process. 

The Quality team makes sure we do everything by the book to ensure patient safety and maximize the gift of donation.

The Hospital Services team works with our hospitals and other referral partners to ensure the donation process runs smoothly.

The Admin team handles the vital operations of human resources and finance and keeps the organization running efficiently.

The Surgical Services team manages the organ donation surgery and performs organ preservation and packaging, as well as recovery of organs for research.

The PR & Marketing team works to increase awareness about the importance of donation and provides education throughout the state.


Benefits

Our team is our greatest asset and compensation is more than just a paycheck. We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to take care of you while you're taking care of those that help us save and enhance lives. Here are just a few of the perks we offer:

Start planning your next getaway with paid time off that begins accruing with your first paycheck.

Nebraska Organ Recovery pays up to 90% of our employees' health insurance premiums.

Keep expanding your knowledge and opportunities with company-paid tuition reimbursement.


We make it easy to save for your future by offering above-average retirement contributions.


Our wellness program will help you maintain the right balance of good physical and mental health and reward you for being active.


Birthdays are a big deal. We celebrate yours with a birthday holiday (a bonus PTO day.)


Current Openings

Imagine starting each day knowing you play a part in saving and enhancing lives. At Nebraska Organ Recovery, every day is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of donor families and individuals waiting for a transplant. Our current open positions are listed below. Expand each title for a full description.

Per Diem Tissue Coordinator

We are looking for an outstanding individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to join our Tissue Services team as a Per Diem Tissue Coordinator. The preferred candidate would have a strong anatomy background with the ability to effectively communicate. 

Job Responsibilities

Support NORS’ mission and make a difference for your community, the country and potentially the world. Help facilitate the recovery of bones, tendons and other transplantable tissues. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with paperwork
  • Prepping recovery site for surgical procedure
  • Surgical recovery of transplantable grafts
  • Sterile packaging of tissues

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree focused on anatomy or surgical technologist is preferred or equivalent training and experience required
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique is preferred
  • Certified Tissue Banking Specialist Certification is preferred
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers our team members a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including insurance, retirement benefits and paid time off. We want our team members to feel empowered and appreciated in the workplace. We strive to provide an environment that fosters growth, satisfaction and creativity.

Nebraska Organ Recovery is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Human Resources Manager

We are looking for an outstanding individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to join our team as a Human Resources Manager. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, who has strong attention to detail and can simultaneously manage multiple tasks.

Responsibilities will include managing recruitment activities, onboarding, employee compensation and classification, risk management, performance reviews, benefit programs and staff development and training.

If you are a flexible, team player who can collaborate with a variety of people while attracting, motivating and retaining the best employees for our organizational culture this opportunity could be the next step in your career.

Job Responsibilities

  • Administer the recruitment, interview and selection process to fill job openings
  • Develop and implement effective human resources programs and processes
  • Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and organization
  • Plan and conduct employee training
  • Collaborate with management to define projects and identify course of action
  • Advise appropriate resolutions for employee relations issues

Experience

  • Actively maintained an HRIS system
  • Experienced in recruitment, retention and employee relations preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicated with a variety of people
  • Ability to maintain compliance with federal, state and local regulations
  • Ability to make professional presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills

Requirements

  • 5 years of human resources experience required
  • S/PHR or SHRM-S/CP certification preferred
  • Proficient user of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Maintain personal auto insurance

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers our team members a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including insurance and retirement benefits and paid time off. We want team members to feel empowered and appreciated in the workplace. We strive to provide team members with an environment that fosters growth, satisfaction and creativity.

Nebraska Organ Recovery is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Clinical Coordinator

We are looking for a dedicated individual who enjoys working in a team environment to join our Clinical Services team as a Clinical Services Coordinator I.

This individual will have a passion for growth, be a supportive team member, be able to multi-task and make critical decisions. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to, working collaboratively with our multi-disciplinary team to evaluate, medically manage and carry out the placement and procurement of organs for transplant, medical research and education. The preferred candidate would have a minimum of 5 years of critical care experience.

This position requires a rotating on-call schedule of 12-hour shifts for the recovery of organs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather and accurately assess patient medical records and Donor Risk Assessment. Interview (DRAI) to determine suitability for organ donation
  • Recognize pathophysiological effects of brain death
  • Medically manage organ donors to maximize the gift of donation
  • Obtain specimens and coordinate serological and histocompatibility testing
  • Assist with procurement, preservation, packaging, labeling and shipment of organs
  • Post donor chart submission for quality assurance
  • Collaborate with Family Services and Hospital Services to increase donation

Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with a variety of people
  • Effectively communicates both in oral and written formats
  • Ability to multi-task, keep accurate records, perform calculations and perform technical training
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and applicable healthcare regulations and requirements
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Requirements

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of critical care experience
  • Must be a Licensed Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Paramedic/EMT or prior experience working as a clinical coordinator in another OPO
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an ACLS, PALS, and BLS certification
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Maintain personal auto insurance
  • Capability to travel by vehicle and plane

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers our team members a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including insurance, retirement benefits and paid time off. We want our team members to feel empowered and appreciated in the workplace. We strive to provide our team members with an environment that fosters growth, satisfaction and creativity.

Nebraska Organ Recovery is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Surgical Services Coordinator

We are looking for a composed and passionate individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to join our Surgical Services team as a Surgical Services Coordinator. This individual will be an integral part of our recovery team. Responsibilities will include operating room setup/clean-up, organ preservation, surgically recovering non-transplantable organs for research purposes and assisting with paperwork completion after an organ donor case.

The preferred candidate would have at least two years of operating room experience. If you are able to prioritize quickly and have the drive to complete your goals before going home, this opportunity could be the next step in your career.

This position participates in a rotating on-call schedule of 24-hour shifts to facilitate the recovery of organs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide organ procurement supplies and instrumentation to the OR staff and assist with proper setup of the operating room
  • Assist with procurement, preservation, packaging, labeling and shipment of organs
  • Provide support with research organ allocation and recovery
  • Perform kidney pumping and maintain perfusion documentation
  • Maintain inventory, stock and cleanliness of organ procurement supplies

Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with a variety of people
  • Ability to multi-task, keep accurate records, perform calculations and perform technical training
  • Effectively communicate with coroners, funeral homes, hospitals and other internal departments
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Education

  • Completion of Surgical Technology program and/or Associates Degree with a concentration in healthcare preferred with equivalent experience
  • Two or more years of operating room experience preferred
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Maintain personal auto insurance
  • Capability to travel by vehicle and plane

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers our team members a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including insurance, retirement benefits and paid time off. We want team members to feel empowered and appreciated in the workplace. We strive to provide team members with an environment that fosters growth, satisfaction and creativity.

Nebraska Organ Recovery is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Professional Outreach Specialist

This individual will be passionate about developing relationships, providing education and increasing referrals for organ and tissue donation through interactions with county attorneys, coroners, medical examiners, funeral home professionals, emergency medical professionals and law enforcement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop strong and effective relationships with the aforementioned professionals
  • Provide education about organ and tissue donation
  • Increase donation through development and implementation of donation referral systems

Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a variety of professionals
  • Effectively communicates both in oral and written formats
  • Self-motivated, reliable, honest and dedicated to the mission
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

 

Education

  • A degree in Criminal Justice, Mortuary Science, Nursing, Life Science or a combination of education and experience
  • Medical knowledge, medical terminology and knowledge of legal investigation or funeral home processes is required
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Maintain personal auto insurance
  • Capability to travel by vehicle

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers our team members a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including insurance, retirement benefits and paid time off. We want our team members to feel empowered and appreciated in the workplace. We strive to provide our team members with an environment that fosters growth, satisfaction and creativity.

Nebraska Organ Recovery is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Apply Now