Director, Clinical Services LifeNet Health

Kirby Bates Associates has been exclusively retained by LifeNet Health to conduct their search for a Director, Clinical Services.

The Director, Clinical Services leads a team of five Nursing Clinical Services Managers within the OPO Division to provide efficient and effective organ recovery processes in hospitals across Virginia and supports clinical staff with donor management, abdominal and thoracic organ recruitment, organ allocation, and overall organ maximization. In collaboration with senior leadership, the Director oversees the organ donation process using metrics to ensure that each organ donor is analyzed and gifts are maximized. As a subject matter expert in organ donor management, the Director engages with critical care and transplant physicians to improve processes and ensure organ quality. In collaboration with the OPO Education Training Director, the Director will guide the development and implementation of education programs for clinical services staff.

Opportunity Highlights:  

  • Serve as a nursing leader within a remarkably mission-driven organization that plays a transformative role in the lives of patients, donors, and their families across the state of Virginia.
  • Join a successful executive team that has driven year-over-year growth for five years and are primed for further transformation to become a leading-edge OPO.
  • Meet donor families and organ recipients through education and support settings and stay closely connected to the mission of the work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required and Master’s degree preferred.
  • Eight or more years of progressively responsible leadership experience within an OPO, transplant center, critical care, or hospital setting.