LiveOnNY is looking for a unique individual to join our passionate team as we save lives, provide comfort, and strengthen legacies through organ, eye and tissue donation.
You will work in designated hospitals within our greater New York service area to increase organ, eye and tissue donation. Provide specialized support intervention services for newly bereaved families of donor-eligible patients, including assessment, support and information. Counsel families regarding brain death and the process of donation while offering donation options.
Participate with hospital staff in the development and implementation of strategies, policies and procedures to increase organ and tissue referrals and donation.
BA/BS in counseling, psychology or social services and five years related experience and/or training in the dynamics of grief and bereavement. Masters of Social Work degree preferred. Experience in trauma/critical care setting helpful. Use of personal car is required.
Essential to the position will be a belief and understanding of the organ and tissue donation process.
LiveOnNY is one of the largest organ procurement organizations in the country. Its mission is to recover organs and tissues for those in need of life-saving and life-improving transplants and to increase awareness and understanding of donation among health care professionals and the general public. With respect and compassion, we provide individuals with the knowledge required to make informed decisions about donation.