MORA Seeking Hospital Development Coordinator

December 21, 2022

Job Title: Hospital Development Coordinator (HDC)

Company/Regional Office: Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA)

Reporting Relationship: Director of Hospital Development

Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, as needed

Exemption Status: Exempt

Emergency Status:  Essential

Position: Non-Supervisory

General Statement (Summary of duties and responsibilities):

The HDC is responsible for planning and directing hospital development and professional education programs in hospitals served by MORA. This includes meeting with key hospital personnel to develop a “profile” of understanding the flow of decision-making within the institution as it affects donor activity. Services provided by the HDC include: assisting hospital personnel in the development and implementation of organ and tissue donation policies and procedures, providing donation education and awareness programs to hospital personnel, and conducting donor or referral follow-up conferences and meetings. The HDC, in conjunction with the Director of Hospital Development, plans and conducts these activities. The HDC is responsible for any related departmental projects as assigned by the Director of Hospital Development.

Organizational Responsibility:

As an employee of MORA, it is important to value our commitment to our mission and vision; maintain effective communication, exhibit teamwork, respect diversity, follow policies and procedures, demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while meeting productivity standards, observe safety and security procedures, be consistently punctual and dependable, and continually demonstrate our core values.

Education and Work Experience Qualifications:

  1. A minimum of one-year prior work experience in an organ recovery environment or a four-year degree in marketing, nursing, or a life-science preferred or related work experience.
  2. Ability in short- and long-range planning.

Skills:

This position requires a proactive team player who must uphold the core values of the organization that includes integrity, respect, honor of diversity, personal accountability, creative initiative, teamwork and excellence. This individual must be compassionate, conscientious, ethical, and possess effective interpersonal skills that allow him/her to be effective in a dynamic field.

In this capacity and with the influence this position carries across the organization, this individual must actively foster an organizational culture based on collaboration, support, and constructive communication.

This individual must be able to analyze and assess situations, create solutions to solve problems, and motivate others to improve the processes necessary to meet organizational needs. This position requires effective written and verbal skills, including general correspondence, manuals, and presentation of information.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Coordinates hospital death record reviews to assess organ donation potential.
  2. Develops and maintains a profile on each assigned hospital, containing a complete assessment and analysis of hospital information.
  3. Plans and conducts education-based training.
  4. Follows up on donation activity in the hospital and implements a plan of action as needed.
  5. Maintains on-going communication with the Director of Hospital Development.
  6. Conducts regular visits to hospital personnel that are strategic to the donor process to plan and evaluate MORA service strategies, troubleshoot donor procedures or policies, and gather current information on the hospital situation and environment in hospitals.
  7. Reports mandatory hospital data to Performance Improvement as scheduled.
  8. Conducts regular visits to hospital leadership to discuss results of record reviews, request assistance in internally promoting the donor program through key hospital personnel, advise on policy and procedure or legislative updates, and when appropriate requests renewal or initiation of “Letter of Agreement” with MORA.
  9. Attends and participates in department meetings.
  10. Attends and observes a local organ recovery from ICU or OR.
  11. Plans and implements National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness month activities.
  12. Represents MORA at various coalition and civic group meetings as available.
  13. Attends weekly MORA donor activity conference call to receive updates on donor activity and provide information on case follow-up.
  14. Performs other duties and assignments as required by his/her supervisor.

Non-Essential Job Functions:

The job specifications should not be construed to imply these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow other instructions and will perform other related duties as may be required by the needs of the organization.  This requires the willingness and ability to function effectively in a multi-tasking environment, both internally and externally to the organization.  This can include the local community, as well as regional and national venues.  Organizational activities frequently occur outside of routine business hours and days.  Activities that support the organization’s vision and mission are a routine part of the duties for all MORA team members to include but not limited to referral activities, donor activities, professional education and community development.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Environment/Working Conditions:

  1. Travel: The HDC may be required to travel by personal automobile, rental automobile or commercial aircraft within the MORA service area to accomplish job responsibilities of the position.
  2. Work Hours: The HDC position is a full-time, salaried position.
  3. Office: The HDC outside of the Central office may be required to maintain a home office.

Category II

The incumbent in this position has the potential for occupational exposure through observation.

Equipment/Machinery Used:

This individual must demonstrate operating knowledge of computers with a minimum intermediate level ability with e-mail, Word, Excel, and other comparable software programs.  The position may require the ability to operate specialized equipment and audio-visual equipment.

Other:

The incumbent will have access to confidential material and needs to use discretion with this information.

Employer’s Rights

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by management to perform other duties.  MORA has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment.  Your continued employment with MORA is by mutual consent.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency at employment@msora.org.