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Physician - Transfusion Medicine/Clinical Pathology - SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Health
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Posted Date
Jul 10, 2024

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At SSM Health, we are committed to delivering exceptional healthcare services, and SLUCare represents the academic medical practice of Saint Louis University, known for leading-edge care and groundbreaking research.

SLUCare Pathology is seeking an experienced, board-certified academic transfusion medicine physician to serve as the Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine Services at St. Louis University Hospital and Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Both hospitals are teaching facilities for the school of medicine. This service line provides vital support to adult and pediatric level I trauma centers, bone marrow transplant programs, ECMO programs, solid organ transplant programs, and a rapidly expanding cardiothoracic surgical service. Additionally, the Transfusion Medicine Service conducts inpatient and outpatient therapeutic apheresis procedures.

The core blood bank provides comprehensive immunohematology services, storage of blood products, and safe issuance of blood products.

Job Details
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8a-5p. Shared call.
  • Eligible for Faculty Appointment, rank commensurate with experience
  • Opportunities for educational leadership
  • Potential for medical leadership opportunities across multiple locations
  • Position is eligible for a sign-on bonus
  • Support from 2 Transfusion Medicine faculty and 2 clinical scientists in the division, including the CLIA director for the core lab
  • Responsibilities will include patient care, blood product utilization, staff development, and education and research activities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Medical Degree
  • Licensed in Missouri
  • Board Certification in Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine
  • Strong background in medical leadership and clinical skills
  • Knowledge of regulartory requirements

Community Information

The St. Louis metro area is home to over 2.8 million residents and is filled with a rich history and wonderful attractions. Greater St. Louis offers world-class higher education, cultural institutions and attractions (botanical gardens, museums, symphony, zoo), major league professional sports, award-winning schools, Midwestern friendliness and housing costs below the national average.

Facility Description

SLUCare Physician Group and SSM Health have partnered for decades to provide exceptional medical services to patients at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital, and most recently Saint Louis University Hospital.

SLUCare's more than 600 faculty, other academic medical professionals, and staff are now a dedicated academic physician division within SSM Health - St. Louis and continue their work as researchers and educators. They will collaborate with SSM Health Medical Group's more than 600 community-based providers to deliver care at more than 50 physician office locations, as well as through comprehensive virtual and digital health services.

Our continued investment in our physicians and their practices reflects the commitment we have to advancing health care for the communities we serve.

Compensation & Benefit

SSM Health provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and pharmacy benefits plans tailored to meet the healthcare needs of you and your family. The package also offers pre-tax savings incentives, a wellness program, and retirement plans such as 403(b) and 457(b). Moreover, SSM Health provides generous PTO that encourages a healthy work/life balance, as well as personal and professional growth and development opportunities.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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