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Assistant Vice President - Transplant

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 99569
Job Family: Director/AVP (Dept Head)
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 8-5
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011040031159-Pre Transplant Center


Job Summary

Provides leadership and support to ensure the growth and success of the Transplant Program and in achieving outcomes consistent with organizational mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives of Atrium Health. Responsible for short and long-range objectives, policies, budgets and operating plans for the Transplant Center. Oversight of financial management, budgeting, managed care contracting, operational efficiencies, personnel management, coordination of administrative matters, strategy and marketing functions. Oversees the operations of the clinical practice and ensures that all policies and procedures are implemented appropriately, and that compliance is consistent. Ensures each department within the Transplant Center functions within the policy and procedures as well as all regulatory agencies including Centers for Medicare Services (CMS) and United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and other as applicable. This position also represents the Transplant Center to the community, donor partners, representatives of government and regulatory agencies. 

Responsible for identifying and promoting ways to improve continually the quality and efficiency of the operations including gathering information on customers' perceptions and preferences. Provides support in the provision of quality patient care, patient flow, and patient experience. Works collaboratively with facility and nursing leadership responsible for the relevant inpatient unit(s) and contracting partners to ensure continuity and a seamless patient care service line delivery system. 

Essential Functions

  • Oversees all matters related to transplantation and stays current with evidence-based practice and pending regulations/legislation by initiating direct communication with CMS, UNOS, and other relevant regulatory bodies. 
  • Works closely with Medical Group physician and administrative leaders, including Medical Group VP, Surgical Service Line VP, and other Service Line leaders to ensure comprehensive planning and oversight and to provide primary direction for the administration and clinical operations of Transplant Center. 
  • Designs, develops and implements short and long-term strategic plan. Analyzes local and regional markets and seeks opportunities for program development, partnerships, and other business arrangements leading to growing and sustained market share. Forecasting future equipment, space, and staff resource needs. 
  • Financial Management: Forecasting, developing, implementing, monitoring, and controlling budgets. Prepares current and projected capital equipment expenditures with assistance from supervisors and medical staff. Works with contracting ad reimbursement partners to optimize reimbursement including cost-based reimbursement through the Medicare Cost Report. 
  • Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental, and outside agency safety standards relevant to job performance for business unit and ensures business unit and staff compliance. Maintains systems and processes to ensure continuous compliance with the CMS Conditions of Participation related to QAPI. Participates in and supports the UNOS regulatory requirements, program accreditations, pay for performance initiatives, and payer directed centers of excellence programs. 
  • Builds and Retains Organizational Talent: Develops, retains, recruits, and leads a talented management team committed to accomplishing the organizational/business unit goals, objectives and corporate compliance. Recommends, implements, and evaluates plans and systems that assure sufficient number of qualified and competent staff to provide care/services. Works closely with the medical staff to ensure resources (staff, facilities, supplies, and systems) are available to accomplish the highest quality of patient care in a cost-effective manner. 
  • Leads the development of systems, policies, and procedures. 

Physical Requirements

  • Office based, some travel to regional clinic locations required 

Education, Experience and Certifications 

  • Medical professional license required and advanced clinical degree required (Masters in Nursing, NP, PA-C, PharmD). 
  • 5 years progressive experience a leadership role required. Progressive experience in a leadership role in solid organ transplant or in a clinical service line with relevant applicability preferred. 

Patient Population Served 

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served. 

Protected Health Information

  • Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job. 
  • Will share information only on a need to know basis for work purposes. 
  • Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization. Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.