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Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching
hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting
edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the
largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education,
Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation
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expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.
The Director will provide strategic leadership for the administrative
and operational activities of Transplant Service line, which includes the
Tissue Lab, Clinical Transplants of hearts, livers and kidneys, Hepatology
Services, Immunology Lab, transplant Marketing and Public Relations and the Administrative
Services. The Director is responsible for managing the Transplant physician
practice composed of transplant surgeons, Nephrologists, Hepatologists and
Heart Failure Physicians, with an average of 100+ renal transplants per year, 20+
liver transplants per year and 20+ heart transplants per year. In addition,
this position requires on-going development and unification of the nephrologic
transplant patient referral network through communication, support and
implements and monitors a systematic methodology for the delivery of
care to ensure that JCAHO, UNOS, CMS and other appropriate licensing and
standards of quality are met.
a budget that appropriately reflects the needs of the departments and
monitors financial performance, identifies issues, and implements changes
as appropriate. Assures accurate and timely charge submissions.
and programs have adequate and appropriate resources to meet goals,
assuring that departmental work flows are smooth and efficient, all
regulatory requirements are consistently met and service, patient care,
and process quality are regularly measured, monitored, and improved.
and long range planning resulting in program services growth, resource
capacity to accommodate growth, increased revenue and greater efficiencies
in performance. Creates new concepts and methods of service delivery to
meet future needs.
coordination of appropriate and timely communication, processes, and
practices among organ transplant programs, departments and clinics that
provide services and care to these patient populations.
pre and post planning, analysis and strategic forecasting to ensure
maximum return on service line investments/purchases. This includes
directing or performing the functions of pricing and service design that
impacts profitability and/or volume margins.
closely with organ procurement organizations as a board member
representing Hartford Hospital’s interest with LifeChoice and New England Donor
Services (NEDS). Insure policies and procedures are in line with our
interest through voting privileges and working with other board members.
and submits applications for “Centers of Excellence” (RFI’s) designation
for solid organ transplantation in concert with the Hartford Hospital
payer contracting department and the CFO.
Medicare cost report development, and adherence to policies that govern it
in Transplant departments. Insures that all staff and physicians fill out
the report monthly.
the management of the service line clinical practice, including the
multiple facets of the continuum of care and patient service delivery.
This includes the service line clinical practices of surgery, hepatology,
nephrology, nursing, social work and dietary.
timely billing of professional/hospital fees and proper reimbursement. Oversee
accounts payable to partners that utilize our services, such as Quest
diagnostics, radiological and lab services.
with physician groups for services, as well as Organ procurement
organizations, and case by case agreements with insurance companies. Works
in concert with legal team and customer to develop a fair, equitable,
contract for services.
for strategic planning and setting goals with Medical Director of the
program, meeting regularly to review and track progress of goals against
planned expectations. Oversee Physician Steering Committees to insure
goals moving forward.
degree in Science, Business, Nursing, Hospital Administration or related healthcare
field is required
plus years of experience in the transplant industry, with at least three
years of experience as an Administrator
communication and interpersonal skills
ability, management and leadership skills
clinical knowledge with expertise in renal disease and transplantation
to improve quality services and productivity, taking the initiative to
continually evaluate one’s work, report problems, suggest solutions, and
try new ideas
principles of continuous quality improvement
to formulate and execute plans and sustain gains with positive results
take great care of careers.
locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities
for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization
on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough
treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.
We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we
provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.