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Surgical Technologist / Tissue Ocular Procurement Coordinator

Company: Mid-America Transplant Services
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Mid-America Transplant is looking for a Surgical Technician/Tissue Ocular Procurement Coordinator to join our lifesaving team!

Would you like a career where you can make a difference? Would you like a job where you are passionate about its mission? If so, Mid-America Transplant may be the place to take your career.

The Company: For over 40 years, Mid-America Transplant has been focused on its mission to save lives through excellence in organ and tissue donation. To drive the organization's mission, we collaborate with medical professionals to improve the organ and tissue donation process to save more lives. Our pursuit of excellence has allowed us to be a two time Malcolm Baldrige National Quality award winner and a three time Missouri Quality Award winner. We compassionately serve a designated area of 4.7 million people in eastern Missouri, southern Illinois, and northeast Arkansas.

Exciting and Challenging Work:

* Perform the surgical removal of donated tissue, such as skin, bone, corneas, and heart valves, from donor heroes for transplant into living recipients, according to established procedures and regulatory requirements.
* Review and assess hospital medical records, electronic documentation of OR procedures, and complete physical exam/risk assessment.
* Perform the packaging, shipping, and documentation of donated recovered tissue.
* Successful applicant will thrive in a small team environment (team of 4) and value differences among team members with diverse perspectives.
* Applicant should enjoy the challenge of learning and application of new skills, and adapting to a rapidly evolving tissue donation industry.


* College degree in Life Sciences or Completion of Surgical Technologist certificate program required
* 1+ year prior operating room experience strongly preferred
* Advanced knowledge of sterile technique and ability to apply sterile technique principles in a variety of settings required
* Ability to locate and identify common anatomical landmarks
* Microsoft Office capability

Why Should You Apply?

* Health insurance premium options at zero out of pocket for single coverage, eligible on your first day
* 401(k) Retirement Match - offering up to a 5% match of annual salary starting the 1st day of the month following your start date
* 401(k) Retirement Plan offering up to another 9% contribution of your annual salary after one year
* Paid Life Insurance four times your salary
* Paid Long Term Disability
* Annual incentive plan in addition to annual salary increases
* Tuition Reimbursement


Rotating 12 hour shifts

Week 1: Monday 7 am-7 pm, Wednesday 1 pm - 1 am, Thursday 7 pm - 7am

Week 2: Monday 7 pm - 7 am, Thursday 7 am-7pm, Friday 1 pm - 1 am

The Location: Off of Hampton Avenue with easy access to highways 40 and 44, close proximity to Forest Park.

Mid-America Transplant is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

Keywords: Mid-America Transplant Services, St. Louis , Surgical Technologist / Tissue Ocular Procurement Coordinator, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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