Director of Transplant Services
Transplant Leadership Institute has been retained by Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to identify and recruit a Director of Transplant Services. The position is responsible for the strategic, administrative, operational, financial, and business management of the Jefferson Transplant Institute, which includes liver, kidney, pancreas, and heart transplantation. This includes developing and implementing the program’s Integrated Strategic Financial Plan under the direction of the Service Line Vice President in collaboration with the medical and surgical directors for the respective programs. The Director of Transplant Services is responsible for leading the long-term development and success of the transplant program, including continuously identifying, developing, and implementing methods to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, safety, financial performance, philanthropic opportunities, patient satisfaction, and the quality of the services provided to patients, family members, and referring physicians. The Director also represents Jefferson’s interests with United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS), the Organ Procurement Organization (Gift of Life), and other Jefferson Transplant Institute Affiliates.
Requirements of the position are:
• Master’s degree in business administration, healthcare administration, or other related field.
• Minimum of five (5) years of healthcare management experience with demonstrated proficiency in operations, human resources, business planning, and financial management; previous management experience in leading a transplant program is preferred.
Home to many nationally ranked experts, Jefferson Health has become a 3,876 licensed-bed, 18-hospital academic health system through mergers and combinations including hospitals at the former Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. Jefferson Health’s 9-county market, straddling the Delaware river between Pennsylvania and New Jersey is home to approximately 5.5 million residents. More than 3,500 employed physicians & practitioners and 9,600 full and part-time nurses support a health system with over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country.
With transplant outcomes among the highest in the nation, Jefferson Health’s Transplant Institute is nationally recognized for their dedicated transplantation programs. Their world-renowned transplant team of surgeons, specialists and highly trained support staff delivers unmatched care across the region with satellite locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.