SYSTEM DIRECTOR TRANSFUSION SERVICES OPPORTUNITY AT GEISINGER
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.
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 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
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 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.