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Director, Apheresis Services/Associate Director Transfusion Medicine Tucson, AZ

Company: Banner Health
Location: Tucson
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Department of Pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson announces a faculty position opening for a Director, Apheresis Services/Associate Director Transfusion Medicine at Banner University Medical Center Tucson (BUMCT). The Faculty of the Department of Pathology plays a key role in supporting the mission of the College of Medicine to bring about better health and improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases for the people of Arizona and beyond through education, research, and patient care. The selected candidate will receive an academic appointment to the University of Arizona that is commensurate with experience. We seek an excellent apheresis and transfusion medicine physician who has demonstrated outstanding apheresis practice and clinical care, organizational abilities, and medical education. A successful candidate would envision the opportunity of crafting a robust apheresis and cell collection program, supported by an eager hospital system and hematology/oncology group with the expectation of continued expansion. Most of the responsibility will remain with apheresis in program-building, consultation, and medical education, but coverage of transfusion medicine/blood bank responsibilities is expected and flexible. Excellent opportunities exist for collaborative research with a variety of departments including hematology/oncology, surgery, pediatrics. Responsibilities: Responsible for the establishment of internal Apheresis Service at BUMCT Support the FACT-accredited laboratory and clinical operations of the hematopoietic cellular therapy, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell, and transplantation program, inclusive of providing consultations for patients with suspected or documented platelet refractoriness, bloodless transplant protocols, anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody therapy, and ABO-incompatible hematopoietic progenitor cell transplants. Leads Apheresis Service quality and safety initiatives, present key indicators at hospital Performance Improvement Council meetings, and participates in process improvements through corrective and prevention actions. Shares Transfusion Medicine Service with the Director of TM. Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD/DO
  • Board Certified in Clinical Pathology and Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine
  • Completion of fellowship training and/or significant additional expertise in Apheresis, including stem cell and CAR-T collections, transfusion service
  • Minimum years of experience: 3+
  • Hold or be eligible for State of Arizona Medical License
  • Demonstrated record of scholarly activity appropriate to academic medicine, Clinical Scholar track.
  • Teaching experience (medical students, residents and/or fellows) in academic pathologyWork Schedule:
    • M-F (8-5)
    • 1.0 FTE
    • Call: (2 weekends per month) Apheresis call shared with transfusion medicine boarded physician and distributed with other qualified clinical pathologists Banner University Medical Group offers a generous salary and recruitment incentives, along with an industry-leading benefits package that provides security for you and your family.
      • Salary base plus incentives
      • Sign-on/relocation bonus
      • Paid CME
      • Fully paid occurrence-based malpractice including tail coverage
      • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and pharmacy plans
      • Approved time off for all Physicians
      • 401k retirement plan with 4% match after one year of service
      • Career advancement and optimal work/life balance
      • Student Loan Repayment
      • Employee discounts
      • Tuition benefits for you and your immediate family (qualifications/restrictions apply) Our Community: The soul of the Sonoran Desert. The flavor of the Southwest. The peaceful community in the Tucson, Arizona valley is situated in the lush Sonoran Desert and nestled within four mountain ranges. With 350+ days of annual sunshine, it is easy to soak up some Vitamin D! Tucson boasts championship golf courses, scenic hiking, cycling-friendly community, horseback riding, and daytrip fishing or kayaking. Selfcare enrichment abounds in local spa resorts, art galleries, enriching culture, and entertainment. Tucson is designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy with a thriving restaurant scene. With a population slightly over 0.5 million, Tucson is a growing city with a college town feel that continues to boast an attractive cost of living to enjoy with those you love most. Please submit your letter of interest and CV for immediate consideration As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer. 13334

Keywords: Banner Health, Tucson , Director, Apheresis Services/Associate Director Transfusion Medicine Tucson, AZ, Executive , Tucson, Arizona

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