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Director of Clinical Operations

LifeQuest Organ Recovery Services

LifeQuest serves a 36-county region of northern Florida.

Director of Clinical Operations
LifeQuest Organ Recovery Services
LifeQuest serves a 36-county region of northern Florida and has an opening for a director of clinical operations.

Position Description:
The position is responsible for the overall operations of the procurement division. Responsible for administrative on-call assignments, which include but are not limited to: providing guidance according to protocols approved by the OPO medical director to the procurement staff with regard to the medical management of the organ donor, and evaluation/placement of organs for transplant according to UNOS/OPTN policy. Assures compliance with organ donor regulations on both the state and federal levels. Is the point person for all UNOS policy and AOPO clinical standards. Works closely with the transplant physicians and surgeons in and around our DSA to build and sustain relationships in order to maximize donor management and transplantation outcomes.  Works collaboratively with the director of donor program development.  Will self-insert into the referral and donor call schedules during periods of high donor activity or short staffing

Minimum education and experience requirements:
Previous experience as a director of clinical operations, procurement director, clinical manager, or advanced practice coordinator with supervisory experience for a minimum of three years in an organ procurement organization, or graduate of an ARNP, RN, PA or RT program with five years of clinical experience in an organ procurement organization. CPTC certification required. Must demonstrate knowledge or experience with policy, procedure, and regulatory issues governing organ procurement. Experience or knowledge of training standards for new organ procurement coordinators and administrator on call duties preferred.

Larry Cochran
Assistant Executive Director
LifeQuest Organ Recovery Services
720 SW 2nd Avenue, Suite 570 North
Gainesville, FL  32601
(352) 733-0350

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