The field of organ and tissue donation is vital to building a healthy and caring community that embraces the true meaning of leaving behind a legacy of life for those who are in need. Legacy of Life Hawai‘i (LLH) is the only organization in the state of Hawaii authorized to recover tissue and organs for transplantation. LLH offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Legacy of Life Hawai'i (LLH) is looking to fill the following positions:
President and CEO
Legacy of Life Hawai’i Board of Directors is seeking a new President and CEO to direct operations that fulfill the organization's mission and strategic plan. The President and CEO is responsible for all agency operations and implementing programs designed to increase organ and tissue donation. This individual oversees fiscal, administrative, including hospital and public relations; works with the Board of Directors and Medical Director to assure compliance and service quality; serves as public spokesperson for the organization with stakeholders; monitors legislation and may submit testimony on relevant issues.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in management, business or public health. Master’s degree preferred. This position requires five years progressive supervisory and leadership experience in non-profit organization and excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
Hospital Services Coordinator
The Hospital Services Coordinator (HSC) works to increase organ, tissue and eye donation in Hawaii’s acute care hospitals by facilitating optimal hospital practice in the donation process. The HSC conducts medical professional education, assists in developing and implementing internal policies and procedures to assure compliance with state and federal regulations, provides hospitals with quantitative feedback on performance, and develops and implements individualized plans for hospitals.
The successful applicant will possess strong analytical skills combined with demonstrated social and persuasive skills. Other attributes include:
- Strong organizational skills
- Knowledge of medical terminology
- Comfortable in a healthcare setting
- Eager to climb steep learning curve in this very narrow but deep specialty field
Procurement Transplant Coordinator (PTC)
LLH is seeking a highly skilled and compassionate individual to serve as a Procurement Transplant Coordinator. PTCs evaluate organ and tissue donor referrals, oversee the clinical management of the donation process, and coordinate the surgical recovery of organs. PTCs also conduct professional education programs as well as develop relationships with health care leaders in an effort to improve donation rates. Position requires rotating 24-hour availability and travel to neighbor islands.
Ideal candidate has minimum two years of procurement coordinator experience and has CPTC or is CPTC eligible. Requires RN, PA, EMT-P or BS in health-related field with critical-care experience. Must have superior communication skills, attention to detail, and able to work well in a stressful environment.
Per Diem Tissue Procurement Specialist