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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Director of Transfusion Medicine and Apheresis in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute and the Emory School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is seeking a mid-career clinical pathologist to fill a unique position within our system. The primary responsibility of the faculty member will be to provide direction and clinical oversight for all clinical and scientific aspects of the Transfusion Medicine and Apheresis Section of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta System Pathology Laboratory (referred to collectively as Transfusion Medicine below) which includes: Immunohematological procedures, compatibility testing, selection of blood and components for transfusion, perinatal testing, adverse reactions, component preparation, storage and modification, storage and issue of tissues, stem cell collection and apheresis procedures. This leader will operate in a dyad relationship with the laboratory manager to maintain strict regulatory compliance, identify areas for growth and in-sourcing of tests and technology, and ensure outstanding quality of laboratory services. This position serves as a liaison to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta medical staff, other clinical caregivers, and community physicians to provide consultation and identify areas for growth. It reports to the Chief of Pathology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, for clinical activities. In addition, the faculty member will contribute to the clinical, research, and teaching missions of the Section of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta with participation in student, resident, and fellow education.

The Children’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is nationally accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and Georgia Department of Community Health. Emory’s Department of Pediatrics is a vibrant, multifaceted department with nearly 500 faculty, more than 150 residents and clinical fellows, scores of postdocs and graduate students, and over 500 staff, all dedicated to our three core missions of patient care, teaching, and child health basic, translational, clinical, and outcomes research.

Qualified candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent and must be board certified in transfusion medicine and have 4 years of experience in pediatric transfusion medicine. Salary and professional level of appointment will be commensurate with experience. Projected start date is Spring or Summer 2020.

The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond.

The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.

Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.

Applicants interested in this position must apply online and send a curriculum vitae and cover letter to:

Beverly B. Rogers, MD

Chief of Pathology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Adjunct Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics

Emory University School of Medicine

Office: 404-785-0920

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Job Number 58439

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory+Children's Ped Institute

Department SOMPI: Apheresis

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.