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Penn State Health Director Transplant Services - Administration in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: Days


Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is searching for a Director, Transplant Services to join our executive leadership team in a newly created role.

As the largest and most experienced transplant team in central Pennsylvania, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers a comprehensive transplant program including living donor transplants.

Our skilled transplant team includes surgeons, nephrologists and hepatologists to provide our patients with the most advanced care throughout their transplant journeys. As a leading academic medical center and educational institution, our clinical and research efforts allow patients instant access to cutting-edge medical and surgical resources and services.

The Director of Transplant will have direct oversight of four technical cost centers including: Heart, Kidney, Liver, and Pancreas Acquisition. The Director will be responsible for the ongoing development, growth and administrative oversight of the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Transplant Program and services. This will include promoting high standards of practice through on-going development of transplant policies, protocols and practice guidelines; leading rigorous performance improvement monitoring; support and facilitate staff education and transplant research.

As the service line leader, the Director of Transplant Services, has authority to act on all transplant performance improvement and administrative issues and initiate critical quality reviews. This individual will ensure compliance with all Federal, State and local regulations as well as maintain highest levels of quality.

As strategic partner, the Director of Transplant Services will collaborate with leadership to devise a multi-year strategic plan for all PSHMC Transplant services that are aligned with the organizational vision and missions.

As an engaging people leader, this individual will develop high performing teams focused upon service excellence for transplant patients, families, and referring providers.

As face of the transplant program, the Director, Transplant Services will participate in regional, statewide and national activities affecting the Transplant Program, and will attend and participate in local, national and international meetings and conferences to remain current regarding issues relevant to the performance of duties.


Master’s Degree in Nursing, Hospital Administration or Healthcare Related Field required

5 years of transplant leadership/management experience required

Penn State Health offers exceptional benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and a competitive paid time off program to ensure that our employees enjoy strong work life balance. This is a great opportunity for an individual seeking an opportunity to advance their skills in an academic setting while working collaboratively with a team of professionals with vast experience in the field.

Why Central PA?

We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

About Hershey

Hershey, PA is the birthplace of everyone’s favorite chocolate! Like our city’s founders, you will find this area to be full of socially-minded organizations and individuals working together to create an amazing place to live!

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained