LifeLink Foundation of Florida located in Tampa, Florida, in partnership with Transplant Leadership Institute, seeks a dynamic executive to serve as its next Executive Director. As the non-profit organ procurement organization serving central Florida, LifeLink Foundation of Florida works collaboratively with more than 63 hospitals to save lives through organ and tissue donation. The position is responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, and implementing all aspects of the organ development and recovery activities of LifeLink of Florida. The position also oversees the effectiveness of operations, including organizational development and structure, personnel policies and procedures, financial and operating policies, and general business practices of the agency. The Executive Director represents the organization in the organ and tissue donation and transplant community, ensuring effective engagement with the organization’s key stakeholders, including donor hospitals, transplant programs, other donation partners, and the public.
Requirements for the position are:
• A four-year healthcare related college degree with a clinical job history demonstrating growth of responsibility, team building, and extensive organizational success or certification in a related field.
• A minimum of five years’ experience in management/administration. OPO experience preferred.
LifeLink of Florida is part of LifeLink Foundation, which consists of three organ recovery organizations, a tissue bank and a transplantation immunology laboratory, and employs more than 500 staff members in west central Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico.
The Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater area is the second-largest metropolitan area in the state and has around 2.9 million residents. The city itself has a population of 377,000. There are more than 165 parks and beaches within Tampa’s city limits, with 42 more in the surrounding area. There are also a number of theme parks and attractions, such as Busch Gardens Tampa, Adventure Island, Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park, and the Florida Aquarium.