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Registered Nurse: Organ Donation Coordinator

Minneapolis, MN


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Position Description

At LifeSource, we’re relentlessly pursuing a day where those in need of a life-saving or life-enhancing organ, eye or tissue transplant receive that gift. By joining the LifeSource team, you will have the chance to positively impact your neighbors in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin – maybe someone in your very own community.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

LifeSource is seeking a Critical Care Organ Donation Coordinator to engage in on-site facilitation of organ donation opportunities by providing clinical care to the donor, prompt professional coordination with the hospital team, and compassion throughout the event honoring the gift of life. In this position, you'll advance our lifesaving mission by performing the following duties:

  • Engages in on-site coordination and facilitation of organ donation opportunities by providing clinical care to the donor.
  • Establishes rapport with donor families or Legal Next of Kin (LNOK) providing respectful and compassionate support during the donation process across the service area.
  • Ensures effective, respectful and strong communication and collaboration with hospital staff, physicians, related donation agencies, and other LS team members to fulfill donation wishes throughout service area.
  • Provide timely preparation and clinical oversight of the donor for the surgical recovery in the operating room.
  • In collaboration with management, engages as a clinical organ donation subject matter expert across the organization.

If this sounds like something of interest to you, please click here to review the job description (Please view link on the job posting through our employment page: https://www.life-source.org/lp/employment/)

This position will remain open for 30 days or until filled; however, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the review process will begin right away.

Why Join LifeSource:

Since 1989, the LifeSource team has worked with our regions’ diverse communities to break down barriers to donation. Bringing a rich diversity of perspectives and experience to our organization at all levels strengthens our ability to serve our community and fulfill our mission. Our values embody how we engage in our work - respect, advocacy, accountability, life and innovation. More information on our continued work toward diversity, equity, and inclusion can be found on our website.

We set our team up for success by providing comprehensive on-boarding, as well as on-going personal and career development. Team members are offered traditional benefits such as health, vision, dental, and life insurance, generous PTO, and 401k matching. We also support our team through non-traditional benefits such as tuition reimbursement, resiliency coaching, and HSA employer contributions.

LifeSource is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplace with opportunities for all talent to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of marginalized communities, and non-traditional applicants to apply.


  1. Requires a combination of education and experience equivalent to 6 years in Critical Care, Intensive Care, or Emergency nursing.
  2. Requires Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification.
  3. Prefer Critical Care Registered Nurse.
  4. Proven successful demonstration of relationship management skills with the ability to problem-solve effectively and efficiently.
  5. Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills to confidently execute reasonable and sound decision making.
  6. Strong communication and interpersonal skills including effective written correspondence, active listening, and professional customer service response at all levels.
  7. Proven self-directed, motivated contributor with a strong initiative and ability to function autonomously, establish priorities and work effectively within a team environment.
  8. Excellent organizational, critical thinking, collaboration and analytical skills are fundamental.
  9. Demonstrated ability to exhibit a high degree of quality, integrity, and honor confidentiality of appropriate information including, but not limited to, personal team member data, organizational operations or work processes, donor and donor family information, contributor details, any financial information and medical or protected health information (PHI) in accordance with HIPAA.
  10. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  11. Proven skilled and competent in using technology-based tools such as personal computers and related software, mobile devices, and electronic medical record systems as appropriate for position.

Working Conditions 

  1. Requires a variable on-call and in-office blended schedule to ensure 24-hour coverage which includes weekdays, nights, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to adjust schedule to accommodate organizational needs including times of high clinical volume. Required to work for extended periods of time with few breaks.
  2. Must maintain a valid driver license and have reliable personal automobile to be used with company reimbursement using IRS guidelines. Must be able to travel within the service area (MN, ND, SD) by ground or air.
  3. Affected team member in Category I are regularly exposed to bloodborne pathogens and have a potential for this exposure or handle materials that could spread infection (one or more potential opportunities per month). Additionally, they have regular interaction with staff in patient or donor areas in a hospital or clinic setting while performing their assigned job duties.
  4. Frequently lift objects up to 50 pounds and carry short distances.
  5. Must be able to follow and successfully complete category immunization, TSA pre-check, health screening and background check requirements.

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