Director of Transplant Services

Austin, TX

Job ID: 1294075 Salary: 135000k/year - 151000k/year

Job Description

Job Responsibilities
  • You will guide, direct, and plan the organization and coordination of Transplant Program activities.
  • You will develop, administer and analyze goals and objectives for the transplant program. Meet organizational goals. Take proactive view and anticipate change and need for action.
  • You will prepare departmental budget, projecting reasonable activity levels and expenses required to achieve approved net margin for work unit(s). Operate work unit(s) within approved budget.
  • You will demonstrate effectiveness in the management of personnel:
  • Selecting employees.
  • Developing staff and preparing employees for career advancement.
  • Providing continuous employee assessment with timely written evaluations and demonstrate ability to motivate employees. Initiate progressive disciplinary action/termination when necessary.
  • You will work in coordination with VP of Managed Care Services for the hospital in developing and maintaining contracts with insurance payors.
  • You will develop, review and revise departmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • You will maintain compliance with current regulation/requirements of outside regulatory/accrediting agencies and assure that new requirements are identified on a timely basis and coordinates hospital compliance.
  • You will maintain a cooperative relationship with the Medical/Surgical Directors and Transplant Medical Staff to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of medical aspects.
  • You will organize and conduct regular multi-disciplinary transplant team meetings to ensure the effective utilization and delivery of quality patient care to transplant patients.
  • You will develop and maintain contracts and agreements with local providers, dialysis units and vendors.
  • You will demonstrate understanding of Process Improvement. Promote the systematic assessment and improvement of performance. Continuously assess and improve the performance of care and services provided by using information available from customers (i.e., patients, staff, physicians, and employees), to improve outcomes.
  • You will develop and maintain cooperative relationships with dialysis centers and community organizations related to kidney transplantation.
  • You will demonstrate high ethical standards in business practices. Actively support organizational goals and changes as they occur. Communicate goals in positive, supportive manner.

What qualifications you will need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related healthcare field
  • Minimum of three years Healthcare Management experience
  • Minimum of five years transplant experience
  • MHA or MBA; Transplant management experience preferred


Meet Your Recruiter

Jerry Ruta
Franchise Partner

With over 30 years of executive and senior leadership roles in national restaurant chains, Guerrino “Jerry” Ruta is a proven leader. He has helped build successful organizations by effectively  sourcing, developing and promoting exceptional people. Jerry is a focused, driven leader who values professional relationships. He is a persuasive, influential communicator who thrives in challenging situations. He has a straightforward, helpful, collaborative approach with recruiting and staffing.

Jerry and his wife, Terry, are Pittsburgh natives and now live in Carver, MN. They have two grown children, Nicole and Augustin.

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