Blood Bank Supervisor, Manager, Transfusion Service, Physician
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. This individual will serve as Director of the Blood Bank and Transfusion Services at CHOP, joining our collaborative team of five Transfusion Medicine physicians. The position will be based within the Division of Transfusion Medicine.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching rotating residents and fellows, and supporting undergraduate medical education.
Clinical responsibilities may include a broad spectrum of quaternary pediatric care including a surgery program with active cardiothoracic and fetal services, pediatric oncology, bone marrow and solid organ transplantation, large PICUs and NICUs, ECMO services, a pediatric emergency room and Level 1 Trauma Center, and a large chronic transfusion program for patients with hemoglobinopathies. The service does not currently include a blood donor center or a reference serology laboratory. The applicant will also provide clinical service in the Apheresis Unit joining a team of physicians for coverage and call performing procedures for a diverse population of patients including a comprehensive sickle cell center and novel cell and gene therapy trial participants.
Expertise is required in the specific area of Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine. Pediatric experience is preferred but not required. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board certification or eligibility in Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: CHOP-005
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