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Surgical Services Coordinator

Nebraska Organ Recovery Omaha, NE

Job Description

Join our mission and help give the most precious gift of all...life!


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.

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 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 requires 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.



  • 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.


  • 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.



Job Details

Date Posted December 5, 2018
Date Closes January 4, 2019
Address 8502 West Center Road
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Surgical Services
Function Surgical Services Coordinator
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $23.52
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift Rotating
Hours 40 hours per week; Guaranteed 40 hours of pay with potential overtime
Start Date 2019-01-07
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists
Zipcode 68124
Travel Yes - 25
Name Shanetle Foster
Address 8502 West Center Road
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68124
Phone 402-733-1800
FAX 402-733-9142

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Operating Room
  • Organ and Tissue Donation Advocate
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Excellent Communication

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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