: The Transplant Manager provides administrative leadership and coordination to the multidisciplinary Transplant Team with the goal of achieving a positive experience and high quality outcomes in a cost-effective manner for patients (recipients and donors) throughout the continuum of transplant care.
This role includes the following responsibilities:
§ Provides supervision, development and support for the staff in the Transplant Program office.In conjunction with other pertinent departmental managers, also provides administrative oversight and coordination to the Program's staff from social work, pharmacy and nutrition services to ensure integrated, effective patient care.
- Is responsible for the management of the program budget and on-going efforts to maximize use of resources and promote cost efficiency.
- Works with third-party payers and the Lifespan Reimbursement and Managed Care Contracting offices regarding reimbursement and contracting issues for transplant services.
- Works with third party payers regarding pre-authorizations, compliance with their policies and procedures and achieving Center of Excellence/Preferred provider status.
- In conjunction with physician leadership, is responsible for the development, evaluation and communication of standards of practice and related policies and procedures.
- Maintains current knowledge of, and ensures RIH compliance with, all regulations, requirements and criteria for maintaining approved provider status for the Transplant Program with external accrediting bodies (such as UNOS, CMS, The Joint Commission, etc.).
- Fosters an environment that promotes active patient and family participation in all aspects of informed decision making.
- Maintains a multi-disciplinary quality assessment/improvement program to continuously evaluate the effectiveness of care provided.
- Represents Lifespan and the Transplant Program regarding community outreach and education, organ / tissue donation and transplantation.
: Ø Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business or Nursing (or equivalent knowledge and experience) required. Master's Degree strongly preferred.
Ø Minimum three to five years healthcare management experience in an academic medical center environment with proven leadership skills required.
Ø Experience in transplant strongly preferred.