University of Utah Eye Bank Donor Coordinator in Murray, Utah


Open Date 11/29/2018

Requisition Number PRN19067B

Job Title PS Eye Bank Donor Coordinator

Working Title Eye Bank Donor Coordinator

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 24

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Night

Work Schedule Summary

Graveyard; Thursday – Saturday nights.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00267 - Ophthalmology-Services

Location Other

City Murray, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 19.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Utah Lions Eye Bank—an extension of the John A. Moran Eye Center—is a nonprofit organization and has facilitated the gift of sight worldwide through transplantation and research since 1972. By restoring vision, cornea donation changes not only the lives of recipients, but also the lives of everyone around them. Located in Murray, Utah, we are a full-service eye bank operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

The Eye Bank Donor Coordinator is responsible for processing all donor referrals by telephone and e-mail; perform medical screening to determine eligibility and suitable of referrals for eye donation; obtaining legal authorization for eye tissue donation; coordinating the recovery of eye tissue by Eye Bank Tissue Recovery Specialists; obtaining a medical/social history from donor family; communicating effectively with all referral sources; initiating, maintaining, and completing donor records; maintaining referral/donor information in the Utah Lions Eye Bank database. Performing medical review on completed cases.


The Eye Bank Donor Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

• Document all information for each potential donor referral in theULEBreferral database.

• Interview referring hospital healthcare professionals concerning medical history of potential donors to determine donor eligibility.

• Screening every potential case in relevant Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

• Contact family of potential eye donors over the telephone to present the option of eye donation and answer any questions they may have about this process.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in a related field or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) required. Two years of related experience, ability to use logic and reasoning to prioritize tasks, expertise using MS Office software, and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. Database experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

This position is patient sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. This position may requireBLSand department will be responsible for tracking this requirement.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.


Experience in medical field asCNA, MA, or Health Unit Clerk (HUC).

Preference will be given to applicants who have previous experience with Organ, Eye or Tissue donation.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Please note: This is a Category H benefited position. For further details please visit


Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.