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

  • Supports Nebraskas Organ Recovery's mission by facilitating the recovery of tissues for transplantation on an as needed basis, under the general direction of the Tissue Services Manager

Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferable in health sciences or nursing, is preferred.
  • Certified Tissue Banking Specialist Certification is preferred.
  • Must have 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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Procurement Coordinator I

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

This position spends a quarter of their time performing tissue recovery. The remainder of time is spent completing proper documentation and coordinating the recovery process.

This position requires a rotating on-call schedule of 12 and/or 24 hour shifts to facilitate the recovery of organs and tissues.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, facilitate, and perform surgical recovery of tissues.
  • Assist with surgery, preservation, packaging and labeling, and shipment of organs.
  • Gather and accurately assess patient medical records and donor risk assessment to determine suitability.
  • Accurately complete the donor electronic record.
  • Talk to potential donor families about the donation process.
  • Provide ethical and sensitive treatment to each donor.

Experience

  • Proficiency with surgical instruments for tissue recovery is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of human anatomy
  • Experience with tissue recovery preferred
  • Effectively communicate with coroners, funeral homes, families, hospitals, and other internal departments.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree focused on anatomy (i.e. health sciences or nursing) is preferred or equivalent training and experience required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Certified Tissue Banking Specialist 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 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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Organ Recovery 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 an Organ Recovery 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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Clinical Coordinator I

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 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 five 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.

Education

  • Require a minimum five 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.

Apply Now