A career with Unyts is an opportunity to make a difference in the WNY community and in the lives of all those who have been touched by organ, eye, tissue and blood donation. We are an organization that cares, and we look for people to join our team who C.A.R.E.

Communication, Accountability, Respect and Engagement

No matter what department you work in and what position you hold, you are having a direct impact on the important Gift of Life mission. Our success is built on the dedication and compassion of our employees. Unyts is much more than a 9-5 job, it is an opportunity to save and enhance lives. If you are someone who values the C.A.R.E. philosophy who is looking for a rewarding career, we encourage you to explore opportunities with Unyts now.

Blood Donor Phlebotomist

Full Time, Variable Hours, rotating weekends and holidays

Responsibilities: Will perform medical screening of blood donors, phlebotomy, and the care of blood donors post-phlebotomy.

Requirements: Must be able to work a flexible schedule. High School diploma and excellent customer service skills required. Must have certification in phlebotomy. Previous phlebotomy experience preferred. Must be able to work in a highly regulated setting and should enjoy working with people in a fast-paced environment. Valid NYS driver's license required.

Donor Screening Coordinator

Rotating 12 hour shifts, 6:30pm - 6:30am, and 6:30am-6:30pm.
•    Coordinate all activities related to donor referral telephone calls including evaluating donor potential and suitability and coordinating notification of recovery staff, as appropriate. 
•    Inputs data in the computerized data tracking system. 
•    Responsible for the management of incoming calls. 
•    Assists in building security by managing entry and access to the building. 
•    Coordinates activities with funeral home directors, medical examiners, and coroners.

•    High school diploma required, Associates degree preferred. 
•    Medical terminology required. 
•    Data entry skills and experience required. 
•    Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills required. 
•    An excellent command of the English language required. 
•    Must be customer service focused, as well as team oriented.
•    Clinical or medical office experience preferred.


Eye & Tissue Recovery Technician

Per Diem

Responsibilities: As a member of our procurement team, the Recovery Technician works on a per diem basis to recover and preserve eye and other tissue from authorized donors. Responsibilities include aseptic surgical tissue recovery, donor reconstruction, tissue packaging and shipping. Must have availability to participate in 24 hour call schedule and meet all related requirements.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will possess an Associate's degree or higher in Life Sciences and a minimum of one year of relative work experience, preferably in a hospital or clinical environment. Previous eye or tissue banking experience preferred, ophthalmic technicians, funeral home directors; emergency medical technicians; or those with military medical training and experience will be strongly considered. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Manager of the Donor Referral Call Center

Unyts, Western New York’s only Organ, Eye, Tissue and Community Blood Donation Center has an immediate opening for a Manager of Donor Referral Services. This position is responsible for the day-to-day management, operational oversight as well as overseeing the referral and consent process of a 24/7 Donor Referral Call Center.


  • Manage the referral and authorization process, and all related responsibilities

  • Manage and facilitate training and professional development activities for all Donor Referral Center employees to promote optimal performance, skill development, and knowledge gain

  • Monitor and coordinate performance improvement activities as they relate to Donor Referral Center activities with a constant goal of identifying opportunities to strengthen the existing program

  • Serve as a mentor and leader to employees to promote professional growth, ethical conduct, a commitment to quality, integrity and teamwork


  • Bachelors degree in Health Sciences, Business or a related field with 3-5 years of management experience preferably working in a medical related field; or an associate’s degree in Health Sciences, Business or a related field with 5-7 years of management experience preferably working in a medical related field

  • Experience in a clinical setting preferred

  • Must be organized and detail oriented with strong skills in team-based approach management and a continuous focus on quality improvement

  • Must be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a highly regulated, fast-paced environment

  • Must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft office

  • Prior knowledge and experience in the areas of donation and transplantation preferred

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Eye & Tissue Recovery Technician

Responsibilities: Recover musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, skin and other tissues on a per diem basis under the supervision of an Eye and Tissue Recovery Technician Team Leader. Responsible for aseptic surgical tissue procurements, donor reconstruction, tissue packaging at recovery and shipping post-recovery. Must have availability to participate in 24 hour call schedule and meet all related requirements.

Requirements: Associates degree or higher in Life Sciences. Experience in the health/science field such as ophthalmic technician, funeral home director, emergency medical technician, surgical technologist or one year hospital experience in a clinical area; or one year eye bank experience; or one year experience in tissue banking. Knowledge of human anatomy is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.