Careers

Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) is an agency of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care responsible for the coordination of organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Ontario. Our mandate includes increasing public awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation, education of health care professionals, and ensuring a safe and effective donation and transplant system in Ontario. Working collaboratively with our stakeholders and fostering organizational and individual growth, we value honesty, trust, respect and compassion.

Candidates are invited to forward a resume and cover letter. Using Microsoft Word format, clearly indicate the job reference number in the subject line and send to: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca.

Alternatively, resumes and cover letters may be mailed to the following address:

Human Resources
Trillium Gift of Life Network
522 University Avenue
Suite 900
Toronto, ON M5G 1W7

 

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Reporting directly to the Director, Transplant Policy and Programs, the Project Manager, Transplant will work with a working group of health professionals as a first point of contact, providing information and taking direction from the group to design and then complete: program enhancements, improvements and/or implementation of new policy or adjustments to the TGLN operations, processes and practices. The Project Manager will also serve as an expert resource to counsel and guide all levels of staff on project management as well as be the back-up lead for TGLN’s virtual Project Management Office. This is a one year contract position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts policy reviews and creates a recommendations report in order to identify project successes and opportunities, from a policy perspective, for improvement to achieve quality and work process improvements.
  • Evaluates policy & processes to improve future decisions or to research new methodology or ways for TGLN to expand operations or practices.
  • Facilitates the TGLN relationship with several working groups concurrently, providing information and discussing best practices and trends in organ procurement organizations.
  • Participates in meetings and communicates project expectations (for existing ongoing work), vision, urgent status and strategy to various stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with senior management and selected stakeholders (i.e., working groups), to define projects and / or enhancements required for TGLN to act upon, and upon approval, develop implementation steps required.
  • Supports senior management in responding to requests from the MOHLTC in an effective and timely manner.
  • Facilitates strategic and project planning sessions with internal staff as required; oversees process, project components and formation of cross functional teams.
  • Works collaboratively with others to develop workable solutions to complex problems; utilizes creativity and facilitates group brainstorming to develop potential new solutions / alternative project plans.
  • Manages expectations and any project road blocks by critically thinking through shifting priorities, and changing project scope.
  • Develops and implements a knowledge strategy to promote best practices and tools.
  • Defines project success criteria and disseminates them to involved parties throughout project life cycle; applies project management methodology to policy/programs at TGLN.
  • Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, required documents and presentations.
  • Manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises, and develops contingency plans.
  • Develops and updates processes and procedures to ensure outcomes satisfactory to the working groups.
  • Performs other duties consistent with role profile, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University degree or college diploma in a related field required with a master’s preferred.
  • Minimum six (6) years of direct work experience in a health care related environment with an understanding of program management and working with multi-disciplinary teams or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of Ontario's health care environment, including health system policy and funding practices, and demonstrated experience working with key system stakeholders including the MOHLTC.
  • Demonstrated experience with project management; able to apply project management methodology to program enhancement/implementation and develop project plans/resource allocation.
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating planning meetings, providing subject matter expertise and working in a collaborative nature to determine potential objectives and plans and consider various solutions balancing multiple stakeholder needs/wants.
  • Strong ability to forecast impact (short, mid and long term effects) of decisions/solutions/new program.
  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple stakeholders at one time and effective communications skills.
  • Familiarity with other organ procurement organization’s planning, operations, research and analysis are considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret, analyze, create and apply concepts and approaches.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting research into project-related issues and products.
  • Strong capability to recommend strategic direction and development of programs.

To Apply:

Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #2017-21 by E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca or Fax: 416-214-7807 by April 3, 2017. Should you be contacted by TGLN, the initial communication will be sent via email. Please ensure that you provide an accessible email address with your submission.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

TGLN is currently seeking a Multi-Tissue Recovery Coordinator (MTRC) for the GTA region.  Reporting directly to the Manager, Tissue Recovery, this position shall be responsible for providing professional services in a manner that is consistent with the mission and values of TGLN.  The TRC is passionate about tissue and organ donation and is dedicated to achieving optimal outcomes in the donation process through effective collaboration with the health care team, donation coordinators and surgical recovery teams in the field. 

The Multi-Tissue TRC position is based out of the downtown Toronto and involves travel throughout the province of Ontario for surgical recovery of bones, heart valves, skin and eyes.   The incumbent will be required to drive long distances and long durations during the shift from time to time. The Ocular TRC positions are based in the primarily GTA and involves travel throughout the GTA and surrounding area for surgical recovery of ocular tissue. The TRC roles offer the opportunity to develop expertise in the surgical recovery phase of the tissue donation process.  Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs the surgical recovery of ocular tissue, bones, heart valves, skin, and eyes as required from deceased individuals, packages and transports tissues in accordance with TGLN and Health Canada standards using aseptic technique.
  • Coordinates the tissue recovery process, which includes assessing the medical suitability of potential tissue donors in collaboration with members of the TGLN team.
  • Performs the screening, evaluation, packaging and transportation of human tissue in accordance with TGLN standards.
  • Performs technical duties in support of the recovery such as medical chart review, blood draw and physical examination of the deceased, prepares related supplies, equipment and surgical equipment, as well as other technical responsibilities.
  • Works closely with TGLN’s Provincial Resource Centre and local healthcare professionals throughout the process with respect to required information and support.  
  • Ensures that all documentation is recorded accurately and completely. Reviews documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with established processes.
  • Conducts timely transportation and delivery of tissues and blood samples to designated destinations.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies.
  • Assists with projects, and development of processes and documentation.
  • Performs quality control functions related to the role.
  • Performs other duties consistent with the role, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University degree or college diploma in health sciences, nursing (RPN), biological sciences or a recognized equivalent is required. 
  • In depth knowledge of biological and health sciences as well as quality assurance and aseptic technique is preferred.    
  • Working experience in a health sciences environment specifically in organ and tissue donation, tissue recovery and processing, or clinical laboratory medical setting is preferred.
  • Certification in eye or tissue banking, blood banking or laboratory technology is an asset.
  • Ability to maintain and protect patient confidentiality at all times demonstrating use of discretion and sound judgment.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle the physical and emotional demands of the position.
  • Good hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and surgical conscience are required.
  • Strong command of the English language is essential coupled with superior written and oral communication skills as the incumbent must be able to clearly convey information in person, over the telephone and in documentation. 
  • Professional and service oriented attitude that demonstrates tact and diplomacy.
  • Effective problem solving skills are essential with the ability to work effectively with all stakeholders involved in the donation process.
  • A valid class G driver's license without restrictions and reliable vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work a variety of 24 hour shifts for the Multi-Tissue TRC positions within 365 days a year is required.

To Apply:

Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #2017-34 by Fax: 416-214-7807 or E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca by April 3, 2017. Should you be contacted by TGLN, the initial communication will be sent via email. Please ensure that you provide an accessible email address with your submission.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

Reporting to the Manager, Informatics, the Senior Health Informatics Analyst is responsible for the analysis and interpretation of data to support decision making, performance management, research and innovation at TGLN.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops queries in MSSQL PLSQL and; prepares customized reports.
  • Extracts data from data warehouse and other data sources such as: web stat reports, vendor dashboards or other available reporting tools using standard and customized processes, tools, and procedures.
  • Interprets findings from data analysis to support discussions and preparation of written reports for TGLN management team and Senior Executives, as well as external stakeholders such as researchers, hospital programs and lab directors.
  • Consults with internal and external clients to ensure data analysis specifications are correct and sufficient to meet client needs.
  • Packages information for inclusion into presentations of information to meet client needs; prepares written summaries and participates in meetings to discuss data.
  • Manages data analysis portions of projects, which include collaborating with others on the Informatics team.
  • Monitors and manages quality control processes to ensure data quality and maintain a robust data warehouse; makes recommendation for data quality improvements.
  • Performs other duties consistent with role profile, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Extensive experience with MSSQL PL/SQL, SSRS, TOAD or other data extraction and management tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related healthcare analytics field (health information science, analytics, biostatistics or epidemiology) required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience in a health care sector, or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • Experience with business intelligence tools and MS Access/Excel/ PowerPoint required. Experience with Cognos and Tableau are preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology, clinical information and clinical outcomes to support accurate analysis and interpretation of data.
  • Experience working with large longitudinal datasets.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of statistical analysis methods and applications and a strong understanding of relational database concepts.
  • Demonstrated excellent knowledge of survival and regression analysis.
  • Demonstrated strong communication / client management skills.
  • Experience working with internal and external stakeholders.

To Apply:

Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #2017-01 by March 24, 2017 by E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca or fax: 416-214-7807. Should you be contacted by TGLN, the initial communication will be sent via email. Please ensure that you provide an accessible email address with your submission.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

Reporting directly to the Vice President, Clinical Transplant Systems, the Program Manager, Research will manage and oversee Trillium Gift of Life Network’s research projects and associated initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage research projects and initiatives as per TGLN’s Research Program protocols.
  • Oversee results and contribute to preparation of submissions for Research Ethics Review Board approvals.
  • Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation framework for TGLN’s Research Program.
  • Create and present periodic status reports and research summaries on TGLN’s Research Program and ongoing/prospective projects.
  • Review and/or co-author research publications and draft letters of support for research grant applications.
  • Identify and lead consultations and collaborations with key stakeholders, including research partners (external investigators and TGLN business leads), industry, government and granting agencies, as required.
  • Collaborate with internal business leads to assess impact or implementation of performance monitoring related to donation and transplant.
  • Provide guidance to research project teams on research questions, requirements, design, analytical solutions and reporting.
  • Utilizes project management skills to collaborate with internal business leads, external stakeholders and investigators to manage and implement processes related to clinical trials.
  • Oversee data management processes and data exchanges to ensure TGLN is compliant with Research Agreements.
  • Work with TGLN designates to manage data release policies and scope of data accessibility for all legitimate stakeholders related to research and data requests.
  • Provide analytical services as required for both internal and external users of data associated with TGLN research projects.
  • Performs other duties consistent with role profile, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Six (6) years of relevant research experience, preferably in the field of donation and transplantation.
  • Proven leadership capability with prior management experience.
  • Demonstrates research, analytical, problem-solving and decision making abilities.
  • Ability to interpret and translate complex data into relevant information.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, clinical information and clinical outcomes to support accurate analysis and interpretation of data.
  • Demonstrated success in program development and project management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Advanced interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to build trust, facilitate agreement and foster cooperation.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking to integrate planning across stakeholder groups, operational teams and TGLN departments.
  • Capability to react to project and planning initiatives and make adjustments promptly and efficiently.
  • Proven ability to bring projects to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • Demonstrates expertise in effectively prioritizing and executing tasks in a high pressure environment.
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, create and apply concepts and approaches.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of statistical analysis methods and applications.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently and to manage multiple priorities.

To Apply:

TGLN offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #2017-33 by Fax: 416-214-7807 or E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca by March 21, 2017. Should you be contacted by TGLN, the initial communication will be sent via email. Please ensure that you provide an accessible email address with your submission.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

TGLN is currently seeking a highly motivated Clinical Director, responsible for the 24/7 call centre supporting organ donation and allocation. Reporting to the Vice President, Clinical Donation Services and working with TGLN Hospital Programs, the incumbent shall be responsible for planning and managing the work associated with the coordination of potential organ donors from referral through to medical testing and screening, donation case management, allocation to hospital transplant programs and coordination of recovery services. The incumbent also works with TGLN Transplant Program and Provincial Organ Working Groups to develop and implement organ allocation algorithms and identify and implement best practice with respect to optimizing organ yield.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the setting of program/service priorities that align with the organizations corporate priorities and business plans.
  • Maximize the volume of organ donors and organ yield through the identification, implementation and monitoring of strategies and tactics to achieve targeted volumes.
  • Set priorities for operating and capital resources; develop budget and/or business cases to support these priorities.
  • Act as Value Stream Leader for the organ donation, allocation and recovery process, ensuring operational efficiencies and stakeholder satisfaction through effective monitoring of resource utilization and action as required.
  • Lead the investigation and implementation of best practices and innovative systems/processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness of services.
  • Support the development, design and implementation of organ allocation changes as a business lead in collaboration with the TGLN Transplant Program and IT application development services.
  • Set the environment that enables the program/service to meet/exceed evidence-based practice standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in donation and transplant system networks and other professional groups to advance the provision of services.
  • Develop partnerships and structures to support the continuum of services.
  • Work with stakeholders to monitor system level performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Support internal and external research initiatives.
  • Share the expertise of TGLN with organ donation partners and other service providers.
  • Foster a collaborative work environment where the team contributes to the success of the organ donation program and the overall organization.
  • Model a leadership style that is flexible, responsible and appropriate to the circumstances ensuring employees, colleagues and stakeholders are informed, involved and heard in an environment of mutual respect.
  • Participate in Manager-On-Call duties (24 hour on call, 7 days per month along with other Managers/Directors); conduct huddles on active cases to provide guidance and oversight, critical decision making including donor management, manage stakeholder requirements, engaging Hospital Donation Support Physician (DSP) and Administrator on Call (AOC) as required.
  • Limited travel required within the province of Ontario, including infrequent travel within other provinces or states.
  • Performs other duties consistent with role profile, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s degree with a minimum five (5) years of management experience or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • A degree in nursing with a background in critical care or related health care field and current registration with the relevant professional college in Ontario.
  • Experienced health care professional with a background in critical care and/or organ donation.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates a capability to recommend strategic direction and develop programs.
  • Expertise in effectively prioritizing and executing tasks in a high pressure environment.
  • Demonstrated influencing, negotiating and counselling skills.
  • Exceptional written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Highly developed time management skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Ontario’s health care system, hospital healthcare delivery practices, and related regulations.
  • Computer usage skills, word processing and electronic forms usage are required in addition to utilizing software applications.

To Apply:

Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #2017-25 by Fax: 416-214-7807 or E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca by March 21, 2017.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

TGLN is currently seeking a highly motivated Chart Reviewer.  Reporting directly to the Director, Clinical Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement, the position shall provide a diverse range of auditing, analysis, improvement and compliance services related to the organ and tissue donation processes.  The Chart Reviewer is responsible for continuously auditing, analyzing and monitoring all regulated organ and tissue donation and related documentation to both ensure compliance with Health Canada/CSA regulations, to identify chart trends and develop process improvements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Uses established TGLN quality tools, such as the Donor Chart Audit Tool, performs organ and tissue medical chart audits to ensure charts meet Health Canada regulations.
  • Reviews charts to ensure TGLN standards have been met and internal documentation was completed.
  • Provides feedback to staff regarding any identified issues, and collaborates with staff to resolve/confirm/correct the issues through education/clarification of standards.
  • Communicates changes to affected stakeholders in the event of any chart corrections/changes, ensuring any changes to documents are understood and provides additional follow-up with individuals as required; determines if follow up should be escalated to Director, Quality Assurance & Improvement by assessing risk/nature of change.
  • Reviews donor charts for trends, gathers statistics and generates reports using graphical tools.
  • Presents findings from the chart audits to the Quality team/ clinical managers as appropriate for follow-up actions.
  • Participates in improvement projects that results in chart auditing and chart analysis processes conducted; may work independently or as part of a team to resolve process problems or implement process improvements or provide additional data as required.
  • Completes internal and external performance audits including:  lab reviews, organ recovery group & TGLN head office; using established quality measurement tools (audit checklist) and as determined by Director, Quality Assurance & Improvement and Quality Engineer.
  • Develops communication materials to present to staff on a range of topics related to quality.
  • Supports the investigation, reporting and follow up of critical incidents and adverse reactions as per internal and/or Health Canada requirements.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University degree in health sciences or related field, or a Diploma in medical office administration and records and related medical chart work experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a health care related field or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • Demonstrated expertise and understanding of medical charts and terminology.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing and explain clinical process requirements to clinical staff.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and application of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology is an asset.
  • Experience using statistical analysis.
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 based quality systems/process and/or quality documentation management; with preference for lead auditor knowledge in quality systems.
  • General computer usage skills; word processing and electronic forms usage are required in addition to utilizing TGLN software applications.

To Apply:

TGLN offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network, referencing competition #2016-33 at Fax: 416-214-7807, E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for this position will be contacted.

TGLN is seeking a seasoned professional Organ and Tissue Donation Coordinator (OTDC) with a history of excellence in clinical practice who thrives on making a difference. The incumbent will report directly to the Manager, Hospital Programs.This exciting opportunity will allow you to guide each step of the donation process including donor identification through referral indicators, donor suitability assessment, declaration, approach and consent with families, to the medical donor management optimizing organ yield for recipient transplantation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct clinical assessment, clinical evaluation and clinical/medical management of the potential donor in a manner consistent with established guidelines, as well as interacting with the hospital staff to set-up the family approach process.
  • Establishes collaborative approach plans with health care providers (HCP) to enable every potential donor's family has the opportunity to donate lifesaving organs and tissues for transplantation.
  • Facilitates ongoing communication with the health care team as required and provides regular updates on the donation process as desired by the donor family.
  • Supports the health care team by requesting resources for tests or procedures required to determine medical suitability as requested by the transplant team.
  • Recovers past medical history from multiple sources, Health Records, Family Doctor, previous admissions to other hospital sites as part of the extensive assessment for exceptional distribution release of organs for transplantation.
  • Negotiates OR resources to support the donor organ recovery surgery.
  • Identifies issues for follow-up and quality control and adherence to Health Canada directives, ensuring the safety of the organ and tissue supply.
  • Work a variety of shifts, including on-call shifts with travel within Near North and the surrounding area.
  • Participation in a 24-hour call rotation.
  • Performs other duties consistent with role profile, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Nursing Diploma and/or Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master’s level preparation an asset.
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required.
  • Minimum four (4) years critical care and/or relevant organ and tissue donation experience an asset.
  • Compassionate, dedicated; demonstrates professional leadership skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed and able to function collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to spiritual, cultural and other relevant contexts of care.
  • Formal and informal educational programming experience is a definite asset.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively work collaboratively with both clinical and non-clinical stakeholders at multiple levels.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications.
  • Valid G driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required.

To Apply:

TGLN offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #2017-18 by Fax: 416-214-7807 or E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

TGLN is seeking a seasoned professional Organ and Tissue Donation Coordinator (OTDC) with a history of excellence in clinical practice who thrives on making a difference. The incumbent will report directly to the Manager, Hospital Programs.This exciting opportunity will allow you to guide each step of the donation process including donor identification through referral indicators, donor suitability assessment, declaration, approach and consent with families, to the medical donor management optimizing organ yield for recipient transplantation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct clinical assessment, clinical evaluation and clinical/medical management of the potential donor in a manner consistent with established guidelines, as well as interacting with the hospital staff to set-up the family approach process.
  • Establishes collaborative approach plans with health care providers (HCP) to enable every potential donor's family has the opportunity to donate lifesaving organs and tissues for transplantation.
  • Facilitates ongoing communication with the health care team as required and provides regular updates on the donation process as desired by the donor family.
  • Supports the health care team by requesting resources for tests or procedures required to determine medical suitability as requested by the transplant team.
  • Recovers past medical history from multiple sources, Health Records, Family Doctor, previous admissions to other hospital sites as part of the extensive assessment for exceptional distribution release of organs for transplantation.
  • Negotiates OR resources to support the donor organ recovery surgery.
  • Identifies issues for follow-up and quality control and adherence to Health Canada directives, ensuring the safety of the organ and tissue supply.
  • Work a variety of shifts, including on-call shifts with travel within GTA and the surrounding area.
  • Participation in a 24-hour call rotation.
  • Performs other duties consistent with role profile, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Nursing Diploma and/or Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master’s level preparation an asset.
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required.
  • Minimum four (4) years critical care and/or relevant organ and tissue donation experience an asset.
  • Compassionate, dedicated; demonstrates professional leadership skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed and able to function collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to spiritual, cultural and other relevant contexts of care.
  • Formal and informal educational programming experience is a definite asset.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively work collaboratively with both clinical and non-clinical stakeholders at multiple levels.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications.
  • Valid G driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required.

To Apply:

TGLN offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #2017-02 by Fax: 416-214-7807 or E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca. Please state salary expectations in cover letter.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

TGLN is currently seeking a Tissue Recovery Coordinator (TRC) for the GTA region. Reporting directly to the Manager, Provincial Resource Centre – Tissue, this position shall be responsible for providing professional services in a manner that is consistent with the mission and values of TGLN. The Tissue Recovery Coordinator is passionate about tissue and organ donation and is dedicated to achieving optimal outcomes in the donation process through effective collaboration with the health care team, donation coordinators and surgical recovery teams in the field.

This position is based out of the Provincial Resource Centre downtown Toronto and involves travel throughout the GTA for surgical recovery of eyes. The Tissue Recovery Coordinator role offers the opportunity to develop expertise in the surgical recovery phase of the tissue donation process. Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs the surgical recovery of eye tissue (in-situ and whole globe) from deceased individuals, packages and transports tissues in accordance with TGLN and Health Canada standards using aseptic technique.
  • Coordinates the tissue recovery process, which includes assessing the medical suitability of potential tissue donors in collaboration with members of the TGLN team.
  • Performs the screening, evaluation, packaging and transportation of human tissue in accordance with TGLN standards.
  • Performs technical duties in support of the recovery such as medical chart review, blood draw and physical examination of the deceased, prepares related supplies, equipment and surgical equipment, as well as other technical responsibilities.
  • Works closely with TGLN’s Provincial Resource Centre and local healthcare professionals throughout the process with respect to required information and support.  
  • Ensures that all documentation is recorded accurately and completely. Reviews documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with established processes.
  • Conducts timely transportation and delivery of tissues and blood samples to designated destinations.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies.
  • Assists with projects, and development of processes and documentation.
  • Performs quality control functions related to the role.
  • Performs other duties consistent with the role, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University degree or college diploma in health sciences, nursing (RPN), biological sciences or a recognized equivalent is required.
  • In depth knowledge of biological and health sciences as well as quality assurance and aseptic technique is preferred.    
  • Working experience in a health sciences environment specifically in organ and tissue donation, tissue recovery and processing, or clinical laboratory medical setting is preferred.
  • Certification in eye or tissue banking, blood banking or laboratory technology is an asset.
  • Ability to maintain and protect patient confidentiality at all times demonstrating use of discretion and sound judgment.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle the physical and emotional demands of the position.
  • Good hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and surgical conscience are required.
  • Strong command of the English language is essential coupled with superior written and oral communication skills as the incumbent must be able to clearly convey information in person, over the telephone and in documentation.
  • Professional and service oriented attitude that demonstrates tact and diplomacy.
  • Effective problem solving skills are essential with the ability to work effectively with all stakeholders involved in the donation process.
  • A valid class G driver's license without restrictions and reliable vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work a variety of 12 hour shifts is required.
  • Ability to travel throughout the GTA on each shift as needed is required.

To Apply:

TGLN offers a competitive salary. Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #TRC-CH-CP at 522 University Avenue, Suite 900, Toronto ON M5G 1W7. Fax: 416-214-7807. E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca. Please state salary expectations in cover letter.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

TGLN is currently seeking a Tissue Recovery Coordinator (TRC) for the Southwest region.  Reporting directly to the Manager, Provincial Resource Centre – Tissue, this position shall be responsible for providing professional services in a manner that is consistent with the mission and values of TGLN.  The Tissue Recovery Coordinator is passionate about tissue and organ donation and is dedicated to achieving optimal outcomes in the donation process through effective collaboration with the health care team, donation coordinators and surgical recovery teams in the field. 

This position involves travel throughout the Southwest region for the surgical recovery of eyes. The Tissue Recovery Coordinator role offers the opportunity to develop expertise in the surgical recovery phase of the tissue donation process.  Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs the surgical recovery of eye tissue (in-situ and whole globe) from deceased individuals, packages and transports tissues in accordance with TGLN and Health Canada standards using aseptic technique.
  • Coordinates the tissue recovery process, which includes assessing the medical suitability of potential tissue donors in collaboration with members of the TGLN team.
  • Performs the screening, evaluation, packaging and transportation of human tissue in accordance with TGLN standards.
  • Performs technical duties in support of the recovery such as medical chart review, blood draw and physical examination of the deceased, prepares related supplies, equipment and surgical equipment, as well as other technical responsibilities.
  • Works closely with TGLN’s Provincial Resource Centre and local healthcare professionals throughout the process with respect to required information and support.  
  • Ensures that all documentation is recorded accurately and completely. Reviews documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with established processes.
  • Conducts timely transportation and delivery of tissues and blood samples to designated destinations.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies.
  • Assists with projects, and development of processes and documentation.
  • Performs quality control functions related to the role.
  • Performs other duties consistent with the role, as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University degree or college diploma in health sciences, nursing (RPN), biological sciences or a recognized equivalent is required. 
  • In depth knowledge of biological and health sciences as well as quality assurance and aseptic technique is preferred.    
  • Working experience in a health sciences environment specifically in organ and tissue donation, tissue recovery and processing, or clinical laboratory medical setting is preferred.
  • Certification in eye or tissue banking, blood banking or laboratory technology is an asset.
  • Ability to maintain and protect patient confidentiality at all times demonstrating use of discretion and sound judgment.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle the physical and emotional demands of the position.
  • Good hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and surgical conscience are required.
  • Strong command of the English language is essential coupled with superior written and oral communication skills as the incumbent must be able to clearly convey information in person, over the telephone and in documentation. 
  • Professional and service oriented attitude that demonstrates tact and diplomacy.
  • Effective problem solving skills are essential with the ability to work effectively with all stakeholders involved in the donation process.
  • A valid class G driver's license without restrictions and reliable vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work a variety of 12 hour shifts is required.
  • Ability to travel throughout the London region on each shift as needed is required.

To Apply:

TGLN offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Please apply to Human Resources, Trillium Gift of Life Network referencing competition #TRC-SW-CH-CP by Fax: 416-214-7807 or E-mail: human_resources@giftoflife.on.ca. Please state salary expectations in cover letter.

Trillium Gift of Life Network is committed to providing accommodations for job applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Trillium Gift of Life Network thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for this posting will be contacted.

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