Blood Bank Medical Director – NYC and NYC Suburbs

Nassau County, New York
Feb 10, 2020
Position Type

The Northwell Health Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine seeks Board Certified/Board Eligible MD or MD PhD Physician to join our team as Blood Bank Medical Director at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Lake Success, New York. Required qualifications include American Board of Pathology (ABP) certification in Clinical Pathology (CP, with joint AP/CP certification preferred); accredited fellowship training in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine (to include stem cell retrieval and therapeutic apheresis) with ABP certification in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine; and a minimum of three years post-fellowship experience, preferably with at least two years as a Director or Associate Director of a Blood Bank. The preferred individuals would have demonstrated effective leadership and management abilities, including experience in support of oncology, hematology, trauma, transplant, pediatric, and obstetric programs. 

Highlights include:

  • Provide visible and accessible leadership and oversee all operations of the respective hospital Blood Bank.
  • Serve as the liaison with the Northwell Health Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Laboratory Service Line.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements of CAP, AABB, New York State Department of Health, FDA, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Provide leadership with respect to patient safety and quality, blood bank/transfusion medicine policies and procedures and operational performance of the blood bank.

Northwell Health includes 23 award-winning hospitals and more than 450 community based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the seventh largest medical group in the country. Academic appointment to the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience.

To learn more and apply, please contact Romaine Walton at:


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