Organ Recovery Surgeon

DCI Donor Services
Nashville, TN 37228
Post Date:
February 28, 2024
Job Status:

Tennessee Donor Services in Nashville, TN is seeking a board-certified Organ Recovery Surgeon to assist with the clinical, operational and research activities.

About Tennessee Donor Services:
Tennessee Donor Services (TDS) serves nearly six million people in Tennessee and Virginia. We are an exceptional team of professionals dedicated to saving and improving lives by connecting organ and tissue donations to the patients who need them. We strive to extend the reach of each generous donor’s gift to those who are always profoundly grateful for them.

The candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Surgically recovers abdominal (liver, kidney, pancreas, and small bowel) organs for transplantation and research in donor hospitals throughout the service area.

  • Assumes on-call responsibilities as required to assure adequate coverage for donor activity and must be available to surgically recover organs at the specified time.

  • Supports compliance to CMS and UNOS regulations and AOPO standards and/or other medical/legal requirements.

  • Provides education and training to OPO staff and hospital personnel involved in the donation process.

  • Serves as an advisor between the organization and hospital staff when organ procurement is in progress.

  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), board certified in general surgery with a current licensure

  • 5+ years of experience in organ recovery and transplantation, medical management of organ donors, and/or in critical care

  • Availability for weekdays and weekends of donor recovery call (number of call days to be determined)

  • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills necessary to interact with all management, supervisors, and staff. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

The ideal candidate will have the following education and work experience qualifications:

* New employees must have their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by their potential start date or be able to supply proof of vaccination.*

We offer a competitive compensation package including:

  1. Paid Time Off

  2. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  3. 403(b) plan with matching contribution

  4. Company provided term life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance

  5. Wellness Program


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