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Jackson Health System

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Bring your passion for patient advocacy and your critical care talent to Jackson Health System, a Nationally-ranked healthcare system.

We are home to the Miami Transplant Institute, the award-winning joint program between Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine. We are the only center in Florida to perform every type of organ transplant. As a member of our multidisciplinary transplant team, you’ll be a part of one of the largest and most comprehensive transplant centers in the world.

Offering the Best to Hire the Best

Jackson offers a comprehensive Total Rewards package to meet the diverse needs of our employees.

•       Market leading salary

•       Family friendly, comprehensive medical insurance plans

•       29 Days Annual Personal Leave

•       Guaranteed work weeks, even when patient numbers are low

•       A traditional pension plan with defined benefits

•       Tuition Reimbursement and support for professional development and continuing education.

•       Relocation Allowance

Miami Transplant Institute (MTI) is currently hiring for the following career opportunities:

Manager – Transplant Quality

The Transplant Quality Manager is responsible for developing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the continuous quality improvement activities for the transplant programs. Facilitates and monitors patient safety activities and acts as a resource to the transplantation team and responsible in educating best practice standards of care, promotes continuous readiness and responsible for reporting transplantation quality indicators in department meetings. Lead the transplant team on continuous quality improvement projects using approved tools, designed control, validations, and ensuring adherence to agency regulations.

Selection Criteria:

•       Bachelor’s degree of a healthcare field or Bachelor degree in nursing.

•       Master’s degree preferred.

•       A license as a professional registered nurse in the state of Florida or eligibility or other type of healthcare practitioner license.

•       Five plus years’ experience in clinical specialty/ related area including 2 years of nursing management or quality experience.

•       Proficiency in computer software applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.).


Transplant Nurse Educator

The Transplant Nurse Educator in a professional member of the transplant health care team providing educational support to staff that provide care to transplant patients, and assists in the standardization of patient education practices. Administers, organizes and conducts training and education programs in concert with employee orientation, mandatory/required training, in-services, continuing education, on-the-job training, quality assessment, and process improvement projects. Assists  the multi-disciplinary team content experts in the development of appropriate and standardized patient education materials. The Education Specialist serves as a consultant, facilitator, preceptor and educator for staff and managers.

Selection Criteria:

•       Florida RN license required. BSN required.  Nurses that do not have a BSN upon hire must show proof of enrollment in an accredited RN to BSN program within six months of hire and completion of the program within two years.

•       Thirty-six (36) months experience in specialty area required.

•       American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification with at least 6 months validity required.


Transplant Compliance Coordinator

The Compliance Coordinator is accountable for implementing the compliance plan, monitoring regulatory and risk management issues, ultimately ensuring compliance with all the transplant regulatory language requirements and certification surveys. The coordinator is also in charge of developing and monitoring compliance with staff education; is proficient in reviewing and understanding regulatory compliance requirements for solid organ transplant and performing gap analysis. Agencies include but are not limited to UNOS/OPTN, CMS, JCAHO, SRTR and ACHA. This will have a significant role in the administration or preparation of the departments or the organization’s budget.

Selection Criteria:

•       BSN or Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration or other similar field(s) and five to seven years of experience are required.

•       Master’s degree preferred. CCTC or CCTN Certification Preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.

•       Knowledge of performance improvement and quality assessment methodologies is required.

•       5+ years of previous experience in the field of solid organ transplant and/or procurement required.

•       The ability to interpret and operationalize federal regulations and an understanding of organ donation and transplantation regulatory authorities are required.


To learn more about these exciting career opportunities contact Suelen Castro Haylock, Recruiter, at 305-585-6081 or via email at    You can also visit our website at


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