The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY is seeking a full-time AP/CP or CP only board-certified pathologist with subspecialty training and board certification/eligibility in transfusion medicine for the position of Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine and Hematology. Albany Medical Center is a quaternary care 734 bed hospital with a 25 county catchment and is a regional Level 1 Trauma Center. The transfusion medicine service issues approximately 31,000 blood products and 1650 tissue products annually and maintains a laboratory staff of 30 FTE’s. The successful candidate will provide consultative services to providers in anesthesia, hematology/oncology, transplantation, surgery, obstetrics and apheresis and is expected to offer medical direction for all medical, technical and regulatory laboratory processes. As director of the transfusion medicine service, the candidate will provide oversight of the patient blood management and quality programs. Candidates with experience in specialized services such as coagulation, therapeutic apheresis, and hematopoietic stem cell collection and processing are preferred.
The Albany region is known for outstanding public schools in beautiful affordable suburban neighborhoods within 20 minutes of the medical center. Proximity and very easy access to Boston, Chicago and New York City also make this an ideal location without the high cost of living. The Adirondacks, Tanglewood and Saratoga Springs are popular weekend destinations.
Compensation includes a base salary commensurate with academic rank and participation in the faculty incentive plan. The position is available for a January 1, 2019 or later start date. Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and list of three references by email to:
Sandra J. Shin, M.D. Professor and Chair Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine c/o Ms. Amy Eglin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Albany Medical Center
Albany Med is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center and is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region.
It incorporates the 734-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and which also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with more than 450 doctors. Albany Med works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life.
Albany Med is affiliated with Columbia Memorial Health and Saratoga Hospital to provide the largest locally governed health system in the region. Combined, these three hospitals offer nearly 1,100 beds and outpatient locations throughout the Capital Region.(Learn more).
Albany Med is like no other health care provider in our region, providing our community with the highest level of patient care across disciplines, while receiving regional, national and international recognition for high standards in patient care, education and biomedical research