LifeSource is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation in the Upper Midwest. It's our privilege to serve the 7 million people who live in communities across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and portions of western Wisconsin.
We're dedicated to working with our hospital and community partners to support donor families, manage the donation process and educate our communities to create a culture of donation. We're a passionate and committed cross-functional team who believe in our vision that everyone shares the gift of life. Each of our team members plays an integral role in our life-saving work, using their unique talents and contributions to further our mission.
At LifeSource, were 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.
LifeSource is seeking a Recovery Surgeon tobe responsible for the surgical recovery of deceased donor organs for transplantation and/or research in the operative setting and is primarily accountable for the surgical dissection, removal, and preservation of abdominal donor organs (primarily kidneys) for transplantation. The Lead Organ Procurement Surgeon participates in quality assurance and process improvement (QAPI) and research activities aimed at increasing donation and improving transplant outcomes. This position manages the operative environment in a manner that facilitates the recovery of all suitable organs for transplantation or research and is consistent with the core purpose and core values of the organization. In collaboration with the organ recovery surgical staff, the Lead Organ Procurement Surgeon is instrumental in directing the flow of activity including donor hospital staff, and others who participate in the recovery process. Collaborates within the organization and with external resources to develop and promote practices that increase the number of deceased donor organs recovered for transplantation. At all times, the Lead Organ Procurement Surgeon is expected to support LifeSource in achieving its core purpose of saving lives by increasing donation and transplantation.
As a Recovery Surgeon, youll advance our life-saving work byperforming the following job duties:
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This position is currently accepting applications.