Surgical Tech - Organ Recovery

  • Waltham, MA
  • Full-time

Company Description

New England Donor Services (NEDS) is seeking experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic people to join our team and become part of what the Boston Globe has recognized as a Top Place to Work in 2014, 2015, & 2016.

Saving lives through organ and tissue donation is the mission uniting our employees and drives the work we do.

Job Description

As an Organ Surgical Recovery Coordinator you will arrange logistics for the recovery of organs for transplant by organizing team transportation and communicating with NEDS and hospital staff. You will be present in the OR assisting surgeons as they recover organs and you will facilitate the process for organ preservation by using a mechanical perfusion device. You will also independently perform the recovery of corneas and heart valves for transplant from deceased donors. At the end of each day you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you contributed to life saving and life enhancing initiatives.


This is a full-time position with 24 hour on-call shifts. Shifts begin at 8am and end at 8am. In a 6 week period (46 days) you will be on-call 28 days (8 weekend days and 20 weekdays) which will have you on-call 4 out of 6 weekends.  Expect to work overnights, holidays and weekends. 


•Must have a positive attitude

•Must be able to work long hours including overnights, holidays and weekends

•Must be able to physically lift up to 75 pounds

•Must have a valid driver’s license & a good driving record

•Must live within a 60 minute commute to Waltham, MA

•Must be comfortable with flying

•Associates degree or minimum of 2 years professional experience

•Medical Terminology and clinical experience in a medical/healthcare field is required

•Aseptic Technique is preferred but not required

•Excellent telephone communication skills

•Must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail

•Must be flexible and proactive

Additional Information

When you join New England Donor Services you can expect competitive salaries and a great benefit package. Benefits include a generous Paid Time-off program, BCBS Health Insurance, BCBS Dental Insurance, 2x Annual Salary Life Insurance, Pet Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Short-term Disability Coverage, Long-term Disability Coverage, Long-term Care Coverage, 403b Retirement Contribution, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program and Discounts through Working Advantage.

New England Donor Services is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse candidates to apply to meet the needs of the multicultural and multilingual communities we serve