United Network For Organ Sharing (UNOS)
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Richmond, VA
’14, ’15, ’16
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), a private, non-profit organization, manages the nation's organ transplant system under contract with the federal government. UNOS is involved in many aspects of the organ transplant and donation process: Managing the national transplant waiting list, matching donors to recipients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Maintaining the database that contains all organ transplant data for every transplant event that occurs in the U.S. Bringing together members of the transplant community to develop policies that make the best use of the limited supply of organs and give all patients a fair chance to receive the organ they need.
Developing innovative technology and data services to help transplant professionals effectively transplant as many organs as possible. Monitoring every organ match to ensure organ allocation policies are followed. Providing assistance to patients, family members and friends. Educating transplant professionals about their important role in the donation and transplant processes. Educating the public about the importance of organ donation.
“I am challenged in the work I do. There are always growth opportunities. My ideas and input are valued and implemented. The work environment is friendly and I consider most of my co workers friends.”
“I feel like I'm part of a team that is really working to make a difference. ”
“I love that everything we do saves lives. I love the flexibility, the encouragement to further your education, the ability to express yourself and being provided the proper tools to complete my job.”
“The overall mission of saving lives. My job is never the same, which allows me to grow professionally and personally. I enjoy continuing to improve on processes.”
“Good pay and benefits, as well as the nature of the business.”