Organ Donation Specialist, BC Transplant

By | March 17, 2019


BC Transplant (BCT)provides oversight for all aspects of organ donation and transplantation across BC.Its goal is to develop provincial and influence national policy direction; develop and influence national and international leading practice; and increase deceased as well as living donation rates along with transplant volumes, thereby ensuring best possible patient outcomes and experience.This role will focus on key priority initiatives to support the growing transplant and donation volumes and enhance service delivery.BC Transplant (BCT)is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA),PHSA plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health services across BC.PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include Respect people, Be compassionate; Dare to innovate; Cultivate partnerships, and Serve with purpose.BC Transplant is focused on increasing the availability of organs for transplantation in British Columbia.Learn more about being part of the BC Transplant team: Donation Specialist, BC TransplantRegular Full TimeVancouver, BC The Organ Donation Specialist (ODS) functions as an integral part of the Organ Donation & Hospital Development (ODHD) Team and as a provincial resource to critical care providers.Your role will be responsible for: Assisting the critical care providers through the various stages of organ donation and transplantation, including donor assessment and family supportThe compilation and analysis of data for Quality AssuranceThe formal development and delivery of educational programs on solid organ donation for health care professionals throughout the province of British Columbia (BC)QualificationsA level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a Health Sciences Program;Three to five (3-5) years of critical care or organ donation experience;Certification or equivalent experience in the education of public and/or as a health-care professional; Designation as a healthcare professional in the critical care setting (nursing respiratory therapy, social work, Physician’s Assistant, Nurse Practitioner) preferred.Skills and Abilities:Demonstrated ability to negotiate and facilitate consensus within the donation and transplantation stakeholder communityDemonstrated knowledge and abilities in the areas of program development and implementation, quality improvement, leadership, management and professional education, including knowledge of adult education principles and methodsCompassionate, dedicated and professional leadership skills highly motivated individual with excellent organizational skillsDemonstrated ability to work independently and establish effective working relationships within the multi-disciplinary hospital environmentDemonstrated ability to manage numerous concurrent tasks in a high stress environmentDemonstrated strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills with all levels of personnel in the health care field with the ability to interpret and communicate complex clinical informationDemonstrated excellent facilitation and conflict resolution skillsDemonstrated problem-solving skillsDemonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the positionDemonstrated ability to operate related equipment including computer literacy in programs such as Word and Excel and knowledge of patient information systems**Successful Candidates will participate in an on-call rotation is required to ensure 24/7 program coverage. This includes working days, evenings, nights, weekdays and weekends**For a Full Job Description of the Organ Donation Specialist, contact Veronica Wong, Talent Acquisition Advisor via email: or phone: 604-875-7291. For more information about the BC Transplant, please visit the website at: www.transplant.bc.caWe invite you to apply by clicking the “Apply Online Now” button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system. For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://jobs.phsa.caPHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.