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Director, Organ Donation & Transplant – UW Health

Director, Organ Donation & Transplant – UW Health

Website UW Health


Join one of the world’s foremost organ transplant programs! We are seeking a Director, Organ Donation and Transplant to:

  • Provide leadership and responsibility for strategic planning and implementation for Transplant Services, including the Organ Procurement Organization (OPO), the organ-specific transplant programs, and the HLA Laboratory.
  • Remain current of new trends and best practices and incorporates into Organ Donation and Transplant Service Line practices and programs.
  • Ensures development of Organ Donation and Transplant Service Line initiatives to improve patient satisfaction and family centered care.


Minimum – Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Preferred – Master’s degree in a relevant subject area such as Healthcare Administration or related field.

Work Experience: 

Minimum – Five (5) years relevant experience in the management of clinical services and/or complex programs.

Preferred – Has held administrative position in a large academic or complex health program that includes Transplant and/or Organ Procurement specific services. Prior experience in Transplant or Organ Procurement Services.

Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred – Registered Nurse in the State of WI.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work collaboratively across UW Health entities and disciplines. Demonstrated commitment to patient- and family centered care.
  • Broad knowledge of modern health care administration practices and principles within a managed care environment and/or an academic medical center.
  • Demonstrated effective managerial and administrative leadership of clinical operations.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques used in negotiation as applied to service contracts and equipment purchasing.
  • Effective organizational, planning and project management abilities.
  • Experience in financial and programmatic presentations.

Work Schedule:

This full-time, 40 hours per week position will work the following schedule: Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm.  Other hours may be required to meet operational needs.

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