Transfusion Medicine and Chief Clinical Pathologist Faculty Position, Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking:
Work with the Vice President of Pathology & Laboratory
Medicine, and the Pathologist-in-Chief, to ensure that the Hospital
has a safe and adequate supply of blood and blood components
Direction and operation of the transfusion service.
Compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.
Selecting the source(s) of blood
Establishment and implementation of written standard operating procedures.
Ensuring competency of and delegating responsibilities to staff.
Investigation of all known or potential transfusion complications.
Promulgating criteria for the appropriate use of blood and blood components and educating attending physicians, house staff and other Hospital staff in the proper use of blood and blood components.
Providing all reports required by the Blood Transfusion and Tissue/Bone Transplantation Committee.
Reporting adverse events as required by regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations.
Approval of all written procedures governing intraoperative and postoperative blood recovery performed at the facility and ensuring that blood recovery procedures are reviewed by the Blood Transfusion and Tissue/Bone Transplantation Committee.
Chief Clinical Pathologist
Work with the Vice President of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Pathologist-in-Chief, Associate Clinical Pathologist, and the Managers & Supervisors of each clinical laboratory to maintain an effective clinical laboratory quality management program which complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and standards, including those of The Joint Commission and the NY State Department of Health.
Recommend and implement as appropriate changes to effect continual quality improvement and effectiveness of laboratory operations.
Work with the Associate Clinical Pathologist, Pathologist-in-Chief, and other Pathologists who are Board Certified in Clinical Pathology to interpret selected laboratory tests.
Participate in education of resident and staff physicians.
Encouraged to engage in independent and collaborative research
Academic appointment through Weill Cornell Medical College is available at a level appropriate to training and experience.
To apply, please send your CV to Mark Gendron, Vice President of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; email@example.com
Candidates must have an M.D, or M.D./Ph.D (or foreign equivalent degree)
Possession/eligibility for an unrestricted medical license to practice in New York State
Possession/eligibility to obtain appropriate Certificates of Qualification (CoQ) for Medical Directorship in New York State (Transfusion Services, Immunohematology, Clinical Chemistry, Diagnostic Immunology, Hematology, Blood pH and Gases, Endocrinology, Ther. Sub. Mon./Quant. Tox, Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology, Virology)
Board certification/eligibility in combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, or in Clinical Pathology
HSS is the world’s largest academic medical center dedicated to orthopedics, rheumatology and related musculoskeletal specialties. HSS, the world’s leading academic specialty hospital devoted exclusively to orthopedics and rheumatology, has been committed to the treatment and rehabilitation of children since its founding in 1863. For twelve straight years, HSS has been ranked #1 in the nation in orthopedics by US News and World Report and has been ranked by Newsweek as the #1 orthopedic specialty hospital in the world. Our specialized focus enables us to help patients get back to what they need and love to do most reliably and efficiently. The active medical staff encompasses 357 physicians subspecialized across the multiple service lines. HSS provides more than 440,000 annual patient visits; including patients from all 50 states, and more than 100 countries.
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.