Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor, Blood Bank/Hemotherapy
UT Health- McGovern Medical School
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: commensurate w/ experience
Blood Bank Supervisor
Internal Number: 210002YW
McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a [full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position in the Department of Pathology. This Position has two components; blood banking/apheresis and Hemotherapy.
Blood Banking - This position is part of the transfusion medicine service and provides blood banking and apheresis coverage at the Memorial Hermann Hospital- Texas Medical Center for a broad array of medical and surgical clinical services, including a Level I trauma center, the heart & vascular institute and transplant services, as well as the UT Physicians Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center. The physician in this role is expected to participate in trainee education at various levels as well as clinical research and laboratory improvement projects in pursuit of academic excellence.
Hemotherapy - The other aspect of this position is the hemotherapy service, which is an innovative clinical consultative service that serves as a bridge to clinical and laboratory medicine. It is part of a multidisciplinary care team that operates 24/7 and serves as interventional blood banking consultants at the bed side. The primary goal of the hemotherapy service is to mitigate the bleeding risks of critically ill inpatients with cardiovascular disease, including those with advanced cardiovascular devices, those who have undergone recent surgical interventions, and those with inherited and acquired bleeding disorders. Physicians covering the hemotherapy service must be comfortable with direct patient care and are expected to appropriately order and interpret routine and specialized hematology and coagulation assays. Additionally, they will be responsible for the appropriate ordering of blood product transfusions and hemostatic agents.
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Medical Degree (M.D. or D.O)
Completion of Clinical Pathology (CP) or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) residency with board certification in CP or AP/CP by the American Board of Pathology
Anesthesiologist, Internists, and Hospitalists will also be considered for this position. Must be board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Anesthesiology
Candidates seeing this position mist be qualified for a full unrestricted Texas Medical License
Appropriate training and background in blood banking and transfusion medicine is desirable
Candidates must apply for privileges/credentialing at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Hospital
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, is accepting applications for full-time tenure, non-tenure faculty positions in Anatomic Pathology at the McGovern Medical School.
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.