United Network For Organ Sharing (UNOS)
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Richmond, VA
’14, ’15, ’16, ’17
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.
“Its mission! Plus it's always challenging me to continue to learn and improve Every day is different, which I love. Allows me to balance my work and family, which is very important.”
“Our mission: saving lives. Also the spirit of UNOS, my department in particular. ”
“There is room for growth and development. ”
“They actually take the time out to know and encourage everyone on their team. ”
“I love the mission at UNOS and I love my team that I work with. ”