The Department of Pathology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member with expertise in clinical pathology and transfusion medicine. Clinical duties will include serving as Associate Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine and Associate Director or Director of Apheresis, commensurate with experience, at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS). Academic rank is commensurate with experience. Required qualifications include an M.D. degree with certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as board certification or eligibility in Transfusion Medicine. Strong interest and/or documented experience in laboratory management is required. A scholarly record of publication in books and peer-reviewed journals is required. To be considered at the rank of full professor the successful candidate must currently serve in a national or international leadership role in Transfusion Medicine or Apheresis or must have a national reputation for service and leadership in the development of cutting edge clinical programs that are recognized for innovation, quality, efficiency, or effectiveness, or lead to improved outcomes or access. Other duties include assisting the Medical Director of the Blood Bank with the following:
• Provide medical direction for blood bank-related clinical services, as needed.
• Provide medical oversight to all medical, technical and regulatory processes and procedures, including quality assurance program.
• Promote the use of safe and effective blood transfusion components and services throughout the medical center.
• Actively participate in the educational activities of Transfusion Medicine including: (1) didactic presentations, rounds, and seminars involving residents, medical and graduate students, and dental and allied health students; (2) continuing education for faculty, nurses, allied health personnel, and community physicians; and (3) development of workshops at the local, state, and national level.
• May function on behalf of the Medical Director in her absence
The Department of Pathology is a diverse clinical, research, and teaching department within the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, located in Richmond, Virginia. We offer a full range of pathology services to physicians, researchers, and patients at VCUHS a 780-bed tertiary-care urban teaching hospital dedicated to serving the patients and physicians of central Virginia. The hospital serves a complicated mix of patients, including a large stem cell transplant service, solid organ (kidney, liver, lung, heart, pancreas) transplantation service, Level I trauma center, high risk OB (including neonatal workups), and cardiovascular surgery service. The transfusion medicine service includes a blood bank, which transfuses over 40,000 components annually, and an apheresis center providing approximately 2,000 therapeutic procedures per year, serving a large hematopoietic stem cell transplant service. The health system has a level 3+ NICU, with 1 of only 2 ECMO centers in Virginia.
The successful applicant will work closely with clinicians in hematology, oncology, stem cell transplantation, neurology, obstetrics and cardiothoracic and trauma surgery. Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.vcujobs.com (position #F55140). For additional information, please contact:
Manager of Administration and Faculty Support
Department of Pathology
PO Box 980662
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.