Medical Director, BloodCenter of Wisconsin (BCW), part of Versiti
Under the direction of the Transfusion Medicine (TM) Clinical Director at BCW, this physician will participate in covering the transfusion medicine and apheresis service at hospitals in Milwaukee and the surrounding area. The physician will also have an academic appointment at Medical College of Wisconsin in the Department of Pathology. The BloodCenter of Wisconsin is part of a larger affiliation of four independent blood centers known as Versiti which includes Heartland Blood Centers in Chicago, Indiana Blood Center in Indianapolis and Michigan Blood in Grand Rapids. The annual number of blood donors in Versiti is in excess of 600,000.
Responsibilities for this position:
As part of the BCW TM Team, the physician will support and assist with medical direction/oversight of the transfusion service including on-call coverage as related to the care and safety of the transfusion recipients within the hospitals served. He/she will provide patient care for therapeutic apheresis and cell therapy collections, consult with physicians concerning TM practice and problems, and promote blood management and quality improvement projects. The physician will be expected to provide medical leadership and direction to the BloodCenter of Wisconsin Applied Research Laboratory and will participate in educational opportunities including teaching Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) and medical students, residents, fellows, and clinical faculty at affiliated hospitals and within Versiti.
D. or D.O. Degree
Board certified in pathology, internal medicine, or pediatrics
Board certified/board eligible in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
We provide a range of medical services covering transfusion therapy, hematology, and coagulation disorders to advance patient care. We also work collaboratively with hospitals on research, patient care and education. From sound business decisions to managing patient care, we’re a true partner.