The Manager, Transplant Program will oversee transplant, heart failure, and ventricular assist device (VAD) systems and processes. Responsibilities include oversight of regulatory and accreditation compliance, quality, and patient safety. Serves as the leader, advisor and subject matter expert with the Joint Commission, CMS, UNOS, and other regulatory agency standards. Plans, administers, and implements processes to support ongoing compliance and survey readiness. Works collaboratively with the Medical Directors, Nursing Managers, and Educators of areas to ensure program synchrony. Oversees contracts, budgets, equipment, and staff associated with the Transplant and Heart Failure Programs. Works collaboratively with Heart Center Leaders to meet regulatory and quality outcomes.
Monitors defined operational standards and ensure activities achieve optimum service delivery/systems/care/processes and established high performance objectives to meet regulatory requirements for the Transplant Program. Holds self and others accountable to meet stated objectives, outcomes, goals, and commitments, adhering to standards even in the face of unforeseen circumstances.
We are looking for someone who likes to build and help move a goal from inception to the end stage. This nursing leader will work with the entire transplant team to get initiatives moving forward in a safe and responsible way. Ideally, we would like someone who has strong knowledge of regulatory and quality measures specifically in a transplant program. This person will enjoy wearing many hats and getting involved at every level to make this program safe and successful.
Phoenix Children’s has provided hope, healing, and the best healthcare for children since it was established in 1983, growing to become one of the leading pediatric healthcare systems in the country. With a medical staff of nearly 1,000 pediatric specialists, Phoenix Children’s provides inpatient, outpatient, trauma, and emergency care across more than 75 pediatric subspecialties, the most comprehensive pediatric care available in the state. The organization’s Centers of Excellence have grown in size and expertise to place them on par with some of the most prestigious of their kind in the United States.
Phoenix Children’s has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital list for the fifth year in row and, in 2019 – 2020, in all 10 categories. The health system remains Arizona’s only children’s hospital to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report and is one of only 24 children’s hospitals in the United States to make the list in all 10 surveyed specialties for 2019 – 2020.
Over the next five years, Phoenix Children’s will build on its achievements and accelerate its investments in the people, research, technologies, and programs that will solidify its position as a world-class hospital for decades to come. That means recruiting physician-scientists who will change the shape of medicine from right here in Phoenix; fostering discoveries that will improve the quality and length of children’s lives; establishing groundbreaking, destination programs that will attract young patients from around the world; and driving innovations that will give ill and injured children hope beyond their wildest dreams.
Continuous growth for Phoenix Children’s Hospital includes a new medical office building in the west valley of Avondale employing roughly 80 employees, a brand-new Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Gilbert that will be a joint venture between Dignity and Phoenix Children’s and will employ roughly 380 employees, and a new pediatric hospital in Arrowhead that will employ roughly 350 employees.