Medical Director of the Hematology Laboratory


The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Department of Laboratory Medicine is seeking a clinical hematopathologist to serve as the Medical Director of the Hematology Laboratory at our Mission Bay Hospitals. This position is in the Health Sciences Clinical and / or Clinical X series, How many followers emphasizes strong commitment to clinical service and teaching. Applicants must hold an MD degree (or equivalent degree) with eligibility for California medical licensure and board certification or eligibility in both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Subspecialty board certification or eligibility in Hematopathology is ook required with one to two years of clinical fellowship training.

The successful candidate will direct the Hematology Laboratory at the Mission Bay Hospitals. The laboratory will service the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital (183 beds, zoals a robust pediatric hematology / oncology service), the UCSF Women's Specialty Hospital (36 beds), and the UCSF Cancer Hospital (70 beds), as well as numerous at outpatient facilities on the Mission Bay campus. The Hematology Director will be a member of a team of clinical pathologists That are responsible for the daily operations of the Mission Bay Hospital Clinical Laboratories. In Addition to the pediatric population at Mission Bay, the successful candidate will alsohave the opportunity to participate in the adult Hematopathology service at our Parnassus campus. Combined, thesis services perform over 2,000 bone marrow biopsy interpretations Annually, Primarily for diagnosis of leukemia and lymphoma. The candidate will alsoprovide medical interpretation smear of blood and body fluid diagnosis and work with the Anatomic Pathology Department interpretation or lymph node biopsy specimens. Expertise in the use and interpretation of flow cytometry for the diagnosis of hematologic disorders, as well as interest and experience interpretation of cytology specimens is ook preferred. Salary and title will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and training.

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UCSF seeks candidates Whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to Contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employee. The University undergraduate takes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, for person with disabilities, and for covered veterans.

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San Francisco, CA



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Recruitment Period

Open date: April 28th, 2017

Next review date: May 28th, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: May 28th, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


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