Excellent opportunity for an experienced leader in Tissue procurement. The director is responsible to plan and direct the operations of the Tissue Services department within STA's service area in Texas, and will ensure clinical supervision is provided. Additional responsibilities include coordinating tissue procurement efforts in pursuit of maximizing the number of tissues recovered and transplanted, and ensuring compliance with all regulatory agencies for tissue recovery and allocation. The director is also responsible for supporting and fostering the mission of the organization and its commitment to organ and tissue donation.
Bachelor’s degree required in health related field; five to seven years’ managerial experience in clinical area. Master’s degree preferred.
Certification by AATB in tissue recovery and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Working knowledge of continuous quality improvements (CQI) processes and knowledge of human anatomy and function required.
Ability to work in a 24/7 environment.
Proficient in MS office, including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Must demonstrate highly effective analytical, interpersonal, and time management skills.
Excellent communication skills required. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and to represent the organization publicly.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team required.
Ability to cope with high levels of stress and able to handle a heavy workload.
Ability to travel in light and commercial aircraft, or drive his/her personal auto in order to meet all job duties and responsibilities. Current Driver’s license required.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent opportunity to an experienced leader in Tissue Recovery services, in Dallas Texas. Southwest Transplant Alliance offers competitive salary, benefits, and relocation.
Southwest Transplant Alliance (STA) is a non-profit organ procurement organization that serves as the bridge between those who make the decision to donate their organs and tissues to those who need a lifesaving transplant.
STA’s purpose is to save lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. We can accomplish our mission when all employees believe in our core values of being p...assionate, selfless team players. STA plays a vital role in the recovery of donated organs and tissues for transplant. We are part of a nationwide network of agencies that are responsible for coordinating the recovery and allocation of organs and tissues within our federally designated service area.
STA is affiliated with 11 hospital transplant centers that perform organ transplants, working with these partners along with the staff of more than 280 hospitals in 96 Texas counties.