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.

Our team is made of many important roles. 

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

The Procurement 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 Client 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.


Current Openings

Our current openings are listed below. Expand the listing for a job description and to apply online.

Clinical Coordinator I

The Clinical Coordinator I is responsible for all aspects of the organ donation process from the initial hospital referral through organ recovery. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for determining potential organ donor suitability, providing physiological management of the organ donor in the ICU, allocating organs to appropriate recipients and overseeing the organ recovery procedure in the operating room. The Clinical Coordinator will participate in a rotating schedule which consists of 12-hour work shifts.

Qualifications

  • Licensed Registered Nurse with at least 2 years of critical care experience or prior OPO experience in a similar capacity, CPTC certification, Critical Care Paramedic, or Respiratory Therapist with 3-5 years ICU experience
  • ACLS, Pals, and BLS certification are helpful, but not required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.

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Procurement Coordinator I

The Procurement Coordinator supports NORS’ mission by facilitating and performing the surgical recovery of tissues for transplantation, under the general direction of the Tissue Services Manager. The Procurement Coordinator will participate in a rotating on-call schedule which consists of 12 or 24-hour work shifts (that includes nights, weekends and holidays).

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, in health sciences, nursing and anatomy is preferred.
  • Certified Tissue Banking Specialist Certification is preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft office programs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

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Organ Recovery Coordinator

The Organ Recovery Coordinator is responsible for all areas of the organ recovery and preservation of organs for transplantation and research including labeling, packaging, and transportation of organs. The Organ Recovery Coordinator will work with the Clinical Coordinator to verify all necessary documentation and blood specimens have been obtained prior to organ procurement in accordance with NORS policies and applicable standards/regulations. The Organ Recovery Coordinator will participate in a rotating schedule which consists of 24-hour work shifts.

Qualifications

  • Completion of Surgical Technology program and/or Associates degree with a concentration in healthcare preferred, with two years’ experience in a clinical setting.
  • Two or more years of operating room experience preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.

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Clinical Services Supervisor

Under the general direction of the Clinical Services Manager, the Clinical Services Supervisor provides guidance and direction to the Clinical Services Department of Nebraska Organ Recovery. The Clinical Services Supervisor assists in the supervision of daily operations of the Clinical Services Department which include: training, scheduling, evaluation, and counsel. The Clinical Supervisor provides effective and timely communication to the Clinical Manager on all operational matters, including trends, pending initiatives, and other matters affecting clinical operations.

Qualifications

  • Ideally a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferable in nursing, health science or related field.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator
  • ACLS, PALS, BLS.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must have previous OPO experience

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers competitive pay and excellent benefits package.

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Family Support Coordinator

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

  • Must be dedicated to the organizations' mission and vision to increase organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
  • Offers family the option of donation, or in the case of donor designation (first-person authorization) informs family of the donor’s registry status.
  • Supports the family throughout the donation process and ensures family understanding of authorization, all evaluation procedures, timing, and recovery, while also offering the family resources as available and desired, such as support with funeral arrangements, grief support, memory making, and etc.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork accurately for purposes of authorization and past medical and social history in accordance with NORS policy.
  • Coordinates all aftercare services according to NORS policy.
  • Must participate in a rotating call schedule of 24-hour work shifts.
  • Position requires extended periods (more than 8 hours) of work.
  • Requires regular evening, night, and weekend work with travel throughout Nebraska and Iowa as needed.
  • Requires ability to work under stress with numerous interruptions, distractions, and changing priorities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Theology, Nursing: or the equivalent of education in a related field.
  • Understands the grieving process families are experiencing with the sudden death of a loved one.
  • Background in family/bereavement counseling, crisis intervention, or counseling.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Nebraska Organ Recovery offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.

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