Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center in Houston, TX seeks a Medical Director to provide medical and scientific direction in all areas of blood center operations, including an active program in cellular therapy. The Medical Director will work with the Chief Medical Officer to oversee medical aspects of blood donor qualification and collection, apheresis and other cellular therapy activities, an Immunohematology Reference Laboratory, and a donor testing laboratory that serves national clients. Consultation and communication with transfusion medicine physicians and other clinicians locally will be expected, and participation in national activities as appropriate.
The candidate should hold an MD, DO, or equivalent degree and have or be eligible to acquire a Texas medical license. Qualification as a Clinical Pathologist with subspecialty qualification in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine or equivalent training would be expected. Experience in cellular therapy activities and blood center operations is desirable.
As one of the largest community blood centers in the United States, we serve 26 counties across the Texas Gulf Coast, Brazos Valley and East Texas, and more than 170 hospitals and health care institutions. Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is a non-profit organization and part of the Texas Medical Center, a large consortium of medical and research institutions.
The candidate should hold an MD, DO, or equivalent degree and have or be eligible to acquire a Texas medical license. Qualification as a Clinical Pathologist with subspecialty qualification in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine or equivalent training would be expected. Experience in cellular therapy activities and blood center operations is desirable
About Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center
Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, better known as "The Blood Center," began operations Jan. 1, 1975. Serving the largest medical campus in the world, The Blood Center has grown to more than 650 employees and serves more than 170 hospitals and health care institutions in the 26-county Texas Gulf Coast, Brazos Valley and East Texas regions. To meet the needs of its service area, The Blood Center must collect about 1,000 donations every day. We offer donors a variety of locations where they can donate. We have conveniently located permanent Neighborhood Donor Centers throughout the Houston metro area as well as in Bryan/College Station and Nacogdoches and Lufkin. We also conduct regularly scheduled blood drives at high schools, churches, sports venues, business offices, factories and other locations throughout our service area.
We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. We are accredited, licensed and inspected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and AABB as well as local and state authorities. The Blood Center is a proud member of AABB, Blood Centers of America, South Central Association of Blood Banks, the Texas Medical Center and America's Blood Centers.
Gulf Coast Regional... Blood Center is an independent, nonprofit blood center that is not affiliated with the American Red Cross.
The mission of Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is to partner with the community to help save and sustain lives by providing a safe supply of blood, blood components, biotherapies and related services.
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