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Director of the Heart Transplant and VAD Programs

Providence Heart Institute - Portland, OR

Providence Heart Institute, located at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, is seeking a Director of the Heart Transplant and VAD Programs.  This position is an exciting opportunity to lead and be part of the team currently building the heart transplant program, as well as lead a large, well-established VAD program. This administrative leader will partner with the surgical and medical directors to ensure the delivery of quality and compliant patient care.



·       Master’s Degree in Business, Nursing or related healthcare field

·       Minimum 5 years experience in a heart transplant center management position

·       Strong transplant financial, strategic/business planning and operational experience

·       Experience in an integrated delivery system preferred


Providence Health & Services (Part of Providence St. Joseph Health)

Providence Health & Services (PH&S) is a not-for-profit system of over 50 hospitals, 829 clinics and hundreds of locally driven programs across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Proud to be one of the largest private employers in Oregon, Providence is known for the excellence of care provided to our communities. Providence facilities are located within our communities that have been ranked as some of the best places to live in the US, providing the potential to balance the best parts of work and play.


Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

Providence St. Vincent is renowned for its many centers of excellence, including Providence Heart and Vascular Institute, Providence Brain and Spine Institute, Providence Center For Health Care Ethics, among others. Its maternity services are also highly regarded. Providence St. Vincent is home to the world’s most advanced operating room suite for brain tumors, with the West Coast’s only movable intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging.


Providence Heart Institute

Providence Heart Institute is the highest volume and most comprehensive heart program between Seattle and San Francisco.  The institute includes an extensive advanced heart failure team of board-certified heart failure physicians, cardiothoracic surgeons, dedicated advanced practice practitioners, nurse coordinators, and social workers, along with a robust data and quality infrastructure and access to a range of clinical trials.


Living and Working in Oregon

If it’s quality of life you seek, opportunities are endless in Oregon. Wander the rugged coastline beaches or adventure inland where vineyards stretch across the countryside flanked by unique cities resting in the shadow of majestic Mt. Hood; life in this geographically diverse state offers something for everyone. With easy access to mountains and beaches, coupled with a nationally recognized food culture, Portland is a large little city with an outsized and unique cultural footprint.


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