Formerly Puget Sound Blood Center and Lane Blood Center, Bloodworks is backed by more than 70 years of Northwest history and 250,000 donors. A national leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks has been chosen to serve more than 90 hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska – partnering closely with local hospitals to deliver the highest level of patient care. Patients with traumatic injuries, undergoing surgeries or organ transplantation, or receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders all depend on our services, expertise, laboratories and research. We are local, nonprofit, independent, volunteer-supported and community-based.
Associate or Full Professor without Tenure (WOT) – Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology – Chief Medical Officer (Bloodworks Northwest)
Search Number: #61618 (UW)
Req# 644 (Bloodworks NW)
Bloodworks Northwest and the University of Washington (UW) announces the availability for a qualified physician position as the Chief Medical Officer will have overall responsibilities for providing medical direction and support for all aspects of Bloodworks’ activities. The incumbent serves as the medical division’s policy decision maker.
Ability to obtain appointment in the UW, School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine at the level of Associate or Full Professor without tenure (WOT) due to reason of funding is required. The Department of Laboratory Medicine and the Department of Pathology will be consolidated as of 7/1/2020, and the appointing department will be the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology as of that date.
UW faculty demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and engage in teaching, research, and clinical service. UW faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity. Come join us in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations in the U.S. as we pursue our mission of creatively and durably improving health.
This is a full-time, 12-month service position and remains open until filled with an anticipated start date of summer 2020, but is flexible.
Candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. (or foreign equivalent). Candidates should also be board certified in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine. In lieu of board certification, candidates who meet the requirements for CLIA laboratory director with 3 years’ experience in blood collections, immunohematology, apheresis, and cellular therapy will also be considered.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of non-U.S. medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Please provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three references as part of the application directed to Curt Bailey, President and CEO. Please provide any attachments as one upload attachment in Word format in the candidate portal. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications accepted until position is filled.
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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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Bloodworks Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Bloodworks Northwest
Bloodworks Northwest is an independent, community-based nonprofit organization with a tradition blending volunteerism, medical science and research to advance transfusion medicine and improve patient care. A recognized leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks NW serves patients in nearly 90 hospitals and clinics in the Pacific Northwest. Patients with leukemia, cancer, burns, hemophilia and traumatic injuries depend on Bloodworks NW research.