The University of Kansas Hospital - Organ Transplant Careers

Organ Transplant Manager Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8-4:30

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for an Organ Transplant Manager


Attends transplant patient selection committee, protocol meeting, and pathology meeting, Donor Advisory Council and assures department and hospital participation in National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week and works to promote organ donation internally and externally.

Develops and implements staff orientation plans and completes all required orientation documentation. Assures ongoing competency and educational learning management assignments are completed.

Develops annually and completes monthly QAPI dashboard and reports results as required.

Develops, implements and assures compliance to transplant protocols and policies including evaluation, waitlist management, informed consent, inpatient and outpatient management, re-evaluation, waitlist notification, ABO verification, donor and recipient organ acceptance, team notification system, donor net, patient care plans, etc.

Ensures optimal transplant operational department functioning by maintaining adequate staffing, recruitment and retention. Able to step into and support key roles during vacancy or urgent critical staff coverage issues. Assists in attracting and retaining highly competent staff.

Ensures that personnel management is consistent and equitable in accordance with hospital policies and practices, and staff are trained on HR policies. Addresses staff job performance issues in a timely manner. Works with HR in progressive disciplinary processes as required.

Leads all QAPI planning, Morbidity and Mortality, PDSA, best practice and protocol review and development.

Mediate conflicts, differences, and misunderstandings between and amongst patients, clientele, staff and physicians. Models purposeful, direct, and assertive communication with staff, physicians, peers, and department/hospital administration.

Monitors regulatory requirements and adherence to requirements including JCAHO, CMS, KSDH, UNOS, and reimbursement guidelines on state and federal level. Communicates any policy changes impacting organ transplant services. Ensures notification of regulatory agencies of significant changes in clinical program. Conducts audits as needed to validate compliance.

Oversees all clinical care delivery for quality and patient and staff satisfaction.

Oversees transplant operations, minimizes operating costs and oversees utilization of labor and supplies. Assists with completion of transplant budget and reviews variances with business analyst or director.


High School diploma or equivalent required

Bachelor's degree required; Master's Degree preferred

Registered Nurse in State of Kansas required

Minimum of two years of management experience required

BLS Certification required

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