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.

Unyts Job Fair 

June 5th from 3 pm-6 pm & Open to the Public!

Come prepared with a professional resume. Interviews available on the spot! Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Located at Unyts Headquarters:

4444 Bryant and Stratton Way

Williamsville, NY 14221

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.

Clinical Recovery Coordinator

Full Time with on-call rotation
 
Responsibilities:
  •  Accountable for all activities related to the surgical recovery and safe preservation of organs from donors.  This includes, but is not limited to, operating room logistics and communication, maintaining surgical and preservation supplies, organ preservation, obtaining biopsy samples, and organ allocation. 
 

Requirement:

  •  Associates degree Life Sciences preferred. 
  • Must have one of the following: One year of operating room experience, certified surgical technologist, emergency medical technician, military medical training, experience or a degree in Funeral Sciences, or one year experience in Unyts Referral Center. 
  • Computer proficiency required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must have professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must be detail oriented and have the flexibility necessary to fulfill on-call requirements. 
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation required.

Donor Screening Coordinator

If you have clinical experience and want to use that knowledge in a professional office setting, this is the job for you.  We just moved into a beautiful new office facility.  This position coordinates all activities related to donor referral telephone calls including taking referrals from the hospital, looking at medical history to evaluate donor potential and suitability and coordinating notification of recovery staff as appropriate. While on the phone, inputs data in the computerized data tracking system. Responsible for the management of incoming calls. Coordinates activities with funeral home directors, medical examiners, and coroners.

Experience:

  • Clinical, medical office, and phone work experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have medical terminology.
  • Medical chart review or familiarity with medical diagnosis preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills required, including communicating with diverse individuals.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with the ability to think critically in solving problems with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Excellent typing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and data entry required.
  • Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.
  • Must be highly organized and analytical with the ability to think logically, manage time effectively, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must be able to remain professional in making decisions and handling confidential information.
  • Must have patience and maintain focus through interruptions and maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment strongly preferred.
  • Wiliness to learn, open to coaching and taking direction.
  • Must be reliable, punctual and self-motivated.

Schedule and Benefits:

  • Only 3, 12 hour shifts per week. 6:30 am to 6:30 pm., then enjoy 4 to 5 days off in a row to spend time with friends and family or work another part time job.

  • Full benefits and generous paid time off.

  • If you want to work where you are valued as an employee and contribute to our supportive team work culture, apply today.

  • Located near Main and Transit in Williamsville, NY.

 

 

Eye & Tissue Recovery Technician

Per Diem

This position is an intrical part of Unyts mission. Must be a proactive team player dedicated to enhancing the quality of peoples lives and contributing to ongoing transplantation research. 

Responsibilities: As a member of our procurement team, the Recovery Technician works on a per diem baurgical tissue rec meovery, donor reconstruction, tissue packaging and shipping. Must have availability sis to recover and preserve eye and other tissue from authorized donors. Responsibilities include aseptic sto 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.

Eye and Tissue Post Natal Recovery Technician

This is a part time position, under 20 hours per week. This position is responsible to recover post natal tissue. Obtain authorization and conduct donor risk assessment interview. Responsible for suitability determination of donor, aseptic surgical tissue procurements, packaging at recovery and shipping post-recovery (if applicable).

 

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Associates degree or higher in Life Sciences preferred.

 

Experience:

  • Experience in:
  • Healthcare/medical field, or
  • one year of hospital experience in a clinical area, or
  • one year in a child birth related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Medical terminology and/or familiarity with medical diagnosis, medical record review preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills required, including communicating with diverse individuals.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with the ability to think critically in solving problems with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and data entry required.
  • Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to think logically, manage time effectively, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must have patience and maintain focus through interruptions and emotional stress.
  • Must have professionalism to handle confidential information, and make decisions.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment strongly preferred.
  • Must be self-motivated and reliable.
  • Must have a valid NYS Drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel required.
  • Must have flexibility to meet the demands of the schedule.

Family Care Coordinator

Job Summary

Responsible for the discussion of organ and tissue donation with potential donor families.  Actively participates in authorization, informing families of donor designation, and providing support to donor families, Unyts staff, and hospital staff throughout the donation process.  Assure compliance with Unyts Family Services policies and protocols. Provides high quality aftercare, follow up and support services to donor families with attention to details.  Helps plan and carry out programs, events and projects for donor families.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required. In Lieu of degree, relevant experience may be considered.

 

Experience:

  • One year experience with families or individuals during time of grief preferred.
  • Strong empathetic verbal and written communication skills

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Must have patience in making decisions and dealing with confidential information.
  • Must be able to maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and data entry required.
  • Must have a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must have a valid NYS Drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel required.

Pheresis Specialist - Part time 20-30 hours per week

This is a part time position with a variable schedule to include a Saturday rotation.

Job Summary:

Medical screening, performing phlebotomy, and the care of blood donors post-phlebotomy for whole blood, double red cell, or platelet collection. May be assigned to work at Unyts fixed collection sites, on mobile collection vehicles, and at various mobile draw sites within the region. Act as a preceptor for trained/signed off blood donation modalities as needed.
 
Qualifications:
 
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Phlebotomy certificate preferred.
  • Must be an RN, LPN or have at least six (6) months experience collecting whole blood for transfusion.
  • Must have current CPR certification.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, outstanding customer service and able to communicate with diverse individuals.
  • Must be computer proficient.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to change with the ability to think critically in solving problems with a continuous focus on customer service.
  • Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.
  • Must have professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must be self-motivated and reliable.
  • Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Some travel required.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Phlebotomy certificate preferred.

Experience:

  • Must be an RN, LPN or have at least six (6) months experience collecting whole blood for transfusion.
  • Must maintain current CPR proficiency.

 

Quality Coordinator

Job Summary: 
 
Performs quality improvement activities by working with departments to assure compliance with local, state, federal and accrediting rules and standards.   Promotes an environment of continuous quality improvement to assure that the mission and vision statements of Unyts are realized to the very best of the organization’s ability.
 
Qualifications:
 
  • High school degree required.
  • Associates degree in health or business field preferred. 
  • Quality assurance experience in an OPO environment, blood banking, quality/regulatory affairs, manufacturing and/or process auditing desired.  
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel required, PowerPoint preferred.
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage, prioritize, and multi-task.
  • Strong reading comprehension skills required with the ability to think critically, and analyze and manage large amounts of data.
  • Experience with project management and working in a collaborative environment strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to think logically in solving problems without direct supervision.
  • Must have a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Some travel required.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in health or business field preferred. 

Experience:

  • Quality assurance experience in an OPO environment, blood banking, quality/regulatory affairs, manufacturing and/or process auditing desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel required, PowerPoint preferred.

  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to remain accurate while under pressure.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage, prioritize, and multi-task.

  • Strong reading comprehension skills required with the ability to think critically, and analyze and manage large amounts of data.

  • Experience with project management and working in a collaborative environment strongly preferred.

  • Must be able to think logically in solving problems without direct supervision.

  • Must have a professional appearance and demeanor.

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

  • Some travel required.

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.

Per Diem Tissue Recovery Technician

This position is an intrical part of Unyts mission. Must be a proactive team player dedicated to enhancing the quality of peoples lives.

Job Description: Recover musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, skin and other tissues on a per diem basis under the supervision of a Tissue Recovery Team Lead. Responsible for aseptic surgical tissue procurements, packaging at recovery and shipping post-recovery (if applicable)

Requirements: 

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma required.

  • Associates degree or higher in Life Sciences or related field desired.

Experience:

  • Experience in:

  • Healthcare/medical field, or

  • one year of hospital experience in a clinical area, or

  • one year eye banking experience, or

  • one year tissue banking experience