• Transplant Center Liaison

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/4/2018 1:11 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Performance Improvement
  • Overview

    Serves as liaison between the transplant centers for Medical Advisory Board (MAB), transplant center quality meetings, and LiveOnNY administration to facilitate communication between MAB, its sub-committees and the organization. Assignments may include project management, development and implementation of conferences and special projects of the Medical Board and its committees. Coordinates and supervises all internal and external research projects. Supports and fosters the mission of the organization and its commitment to organ and tissue donation.





    Coordinates the operation of Medical Advisory Board (MAB) and its subcommittee meetings and conference calls, agendas, and records minutes for those meetings. Assists committees with communication with the Board Of Directors and LiveOnNY management and when it is appropriate to present agenda items for review. Serves as a resource to the committee and as primary contact to its chair to promote work progress in a professional manner and  for all governance related issues. Proactively reaches out to Committee chairs to assist them in keeping committee’s productive.


    Facilitates MAB meetings and assigned subcommittee meetings to carry information, questions and feedback between the two bodies at the request of either group. Ensures that the work of the committee stays aligned with the strategic plan of the organization, the committee’s charter and any assigned goals.


    Assumes Project management of new business initiatives, (i.e. assessment of clinical laboratory support options, development and implementation of conferences, special projects of the Board and Medical Board and their committees). Follow’s up on assignments and open agenda items.


    Presents, facilitates and leads assigned process improvement events using methods of  culture appropriate   data   gathering   and   analysis,   problem   solving   and   project management skills.


    Facilitates all external research requests through the Research subcommittee. Works with investigators to facilitate their applications. Ensures that all necessary documentation is submitted, coordinates the review and approval/revision of applications, coordinates billing, ensures that investigators are familiar with LiveOnNY guidelines, and oversees the close out of projects. Evaluates the progress of each project and prepares analysis of program activities and expenditures.


    Supports research activities, including research design and manuscript preparation. Contributes to articles in relevant journals, and represents

    LiveOnNY at transplant conferences, that share best practices in organ and tissue donation, as warranted. Internal research projects include researching conferences in which LiveOnNY wishes to participate and the related submission requirements, assisting LiveOnNY staff to meet conference and journal submission deadlines, editing submissions, identifying projects which require IRB approval and assisting in the IRB submission, and participating on the Internal Research Committee (including creating the agenda and setting up the meetings).


    Serves as a liaison to Transplant Centers to facilitate communication and transfer of quality information. Serves as staff to the Transplant Administrator’s committee facilitating meetings, agendas and minutes.


    Provides effective leadership in coordinating multiple projects and policy development activities. Advises committees on policy development process and opportunities for action. This may include problem or need identification, knowledge and development through evidence review, response to public opinion requests, etc. Summarizes public comments on policy proposals for Committee examination and response.


    Works closely with all levels of management, the Medical Board, and area physicians and Transplant Administrators.


    Guides committees in development of policy proposals that conform to the frameworks established by DHHS, DOH and OPTN/UNOS.


    Assures that MAB is in compliance with regulatory and industry standards.


    Provides the highest level of customer service at all times.





    Bachelor’s degree in management, public policy, health care administration with experience in principles and practices of project management preferably in a health care setting. Previous experience in public policy, writing, public health, law or related healthcare field beneficial. Master’s Degree preferred. Computer proficiency especially in Microsoft Office suite and SharePoint. Knowledge of research methodology, including data collection, analysis and reporting. Requires a degree of clinical knowledge.


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