MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a 609-bed teaching hospital in the nation’s capital.
We seek candidates for the position of Associate Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine who will continue in that position and, also, become the Medical Director, Transfusion Service on July 1, 2019 when the incumbent retires.
The Associate Medical Director of the Department of Laboratory Medicine in conjunction with the current Medical director will be responsible for medical and technical oversight of the chemistry, hematology, microbiology, receiving and accessioning (STAT lab and referrals) and point of care; provide consultation regarding the appropriateness of testing and interpretation of test results; and serve as the lead teacher for residents rotating for training in the clinical laboratories. The Medical Director, Transfusion Service, provides medical and technical oversight of the Transfusion Service and trains residents rotating in the Transfusion Service.
The ideal candidate must be eligible for license to practice medicine in the District of Columbia and state of Maryland. He/she should have completed a fellowship in Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking, be board certified in Clinical Pathology and in Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking, and have several years of full-time experience in the Transfusion Service of a large healthcare facility. The applicant should have academic credentials to qualify for an appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) is a comprehensive diagnostic laboratory committed to excellence in patient care, education, and research. We specialize in the diagnosis, research and treatment-monitoring of people with various diseases. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research ...hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine currently has 7 full time pathologists and processes over 16,000 Surgical Pathology cases, 4,800 cytology cases, and 60 autopsy cases annually. Clinical Laboratory processes over 1.84 million samples annually. The pathologist group is employed and administered through Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.