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.
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.
AT A GLANCE:
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 clinics
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
Strong health system, growing and responsive to community and system need
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers of tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 32,000 employees, including 1,800 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.