Memorial Blood Centers (MBC.ORG), a division of Innovative Blood Resources, now a major partner in the NYBC Enterprise, has been saving and sustaining lives since 1948, and we're seeking a Medical Director who will help further our efforts to sustain and expand our success.
This challenging medical directorship puts you in the driver’s seat as co-medical director at a nationally recognized Children’s hospital transfusion service, a national quality leading safety net hospital that is the largest local level 1 trauma center (both adult and pediatric), and associate medical director for blood centers in MN (Duluth and Twin Cities, NE (Lincoln and Omaha) and Greater KC (Kansas and Missouri). The role will provide medical support across the Enterprise and for the assigned blood centers and transfusion services; participate in medical student and postgraduate teaching activities; publish articles, books, chapters, presentations, etc.; perform cooperative translational and clinical research studies with the goal of obtaining funding; and more.
Memorial Blood Centers supplies blood and blood components, state-of-the-art laboratory services, and biomedical expertise to area healthcare partners, national blood centers, biotechnology companies, research institutions, and international clients. Memorial operates 10 donor centers and conducts hundreds of blood drives each month. Our sister centers in NE and the Greater KC area have 4 and 7 donor centers, respectively. The blood centers in MN, NE and the Greater KC area serve nearly 100 hospitals and more than a dozen air ambulances with life-saving blood—from our community, for our community. The blood centers collect peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) and perform testing for almost ½ million donors annually. There is ample opportunity for research and clinical publication as well as direct patient and donor involvement.
Primary M.D. or D.O. Board Certified Certification in either Hematology, Oncology, or Pathology and must have board certification preferred or board eligible for Transfusion Medicine.
At least two years to five years’ experience in clinical/laboratory aspects of transfusion and apheresis medicine beyond fellowship training medicine with at least half in medical supervision of transfusion services or services of comparable scope and complexity with familiarity in cell therapy.
Full license to practice medicine in currently employed state with unencumbered eligibility to apply for and receive licenses in employer designated states within 6 months of the start of employment along with all relevant designated NYS Certificates of Qualification (COQs). Must have 5 available CLIA slots.
Innovative Blood Resources brings our partners more than 100 years of combined blood industry experience. We provide comprehensive product and service capabilities focusing on value-driven solutions for patients, hospitals, physicians, researchers, and other health care partners.
Blood Services are delivered through Minnesota-based Memorial Blood Centers, and Nebraska Community Blood Bank, located in Lincoln. These locally-operated blood banks have a shared vision to be the best blood centers in America.
The foundation for IBR Biomedical Services grew from the nationally-recognized research and clinical trial contributions of Memorial Blood Centers’ physicians and clinicians in blood banking and transfusion services. We are now making those capabilities available to researchers, offering our expertise in the areas of cellular therapy, clinical trial support, as well as regulatory and quality systems consulting.
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.