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Director Transfusion Medicine Services

The Department of Laboratory Medicine is searching for a board-certified Transfusion Medicine pathologist to serve as System Director, Transfusion Services for the Geisinger system.
Join the team that America is watching . David T. Feinberg, MD, who began his tenure as president and chief executive officer of Geisinger in 2015, said it best: _?Practicing at Geisinger is a tremendous opportunity to further your career at an organization that is having an impact on healthcare throughout the United States._ _America definitely pays attention to what we are doing here, and we welcome the opportunity to set an example as we provide innovative and compassionate care and better serve our patients.? _
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY: This position serves the Blood Banks and Apheresis Clinics for a 14-campus healthcare system, with primary office location in Danville, PA at Geisinger Medical Center. Transfusion Medicine at Geisinger is integrated across all hospital sites and includes an active Patient Blood Management program. Features of Geisinger include one Level I Trauma Center, multiple Level II Trauma Centers, advanced cancer services, bone marrow and solid organ transplant programs, neonatal intensive care units, and comprehensive cardiovascular adult and pediatric surgery.
Candidates should be board certified in Transfusion Medicine and Clinical Pathology or Anatomic/Clinical Pathology. Expertise in transfusion medicine is required.
Director position includes coordination and leadership over five hospital Blood Banks which perform immunohematology testing for nine hospitals and multiple infusion centers, as well as two Apheresis clinic
+ Over 26,000 annual red blood cell transfusions and 2000 annual apheresis procedures.
+ Opportunity to customize practice within clinical and anatomic pathology subspecialties
+ Current team of 11 pathologists covering clinical pathology services, 28 anatomic and molecular pathologists, and 5 clinical PhDs
+ Clinical pathology call is shared by seven; remote call capability
+ Successful Patient Blood Management Program that has driven red blood cell utilization down by 25% and plasma utilization down by 75%
+ New pathology residency with novel organ-based approach to pathology education
+ Collegial atmosphere with four other Transfusion Medicine boarded pathologists, including an Associate Director for Transfusion Services
+ Academic/research opportunity
+ Strong health system, growing and responsive to community and system need
If you or someone you know is interested in this opportunity, please contact Amanda Haynes, DO, Division Director, Clinical Pathology Professional Services and Operations, Geisinger, c/o Linda J. Cindric, Recruiter, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger, at 570-214-9725 or ljcindric1@geising er.edu at mailto:ljsurak@geisinger.edu .

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