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Medical Officer

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Pomona
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment **** Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:Why Choose Us?As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.Work where your career is a force for good.We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, tothe Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWThe American Red Cross is seeking a Medical Director and Consultant to promote the standing of the Red Cross in the medical community by forming robust and supportive relationships with hospital customers.Our blood donors are ordinary people - high school students, factory and office workers, business executives, parents and grandparents, and people from every walk of life. But they share common motivations - a generous spirit, a desire to give back to their community, and to help others. If these are values that are important in your job search, we encourage you to apply for a Medical Director position at the American Red Cross today to learn more.

    • M.D. or D.O. degree with post-graduate training/specialization in blood banking/transfusion medicine is required.
    • Board-certified or eligible in internal medicine, pediatrics, or clinical pathology.
    • Board-certified or eligible in blood banking/transfusion medicine is highly desirable.
    • Extensive knowledge of current/projected trends in transfusion medicine/blood banking and hospital health care highly desirable.
    • Knowledge of medical/technical principles of blood center operations.
    • Must be licensed in the state of the primary site of the region and all states served by the region and/or Division, as needed.
    • Minimum five years experience in blood banking/transfusion medicine, or related fields.
    • Completion of a blood banking/transfusion medicine fellowship and board certification in blood banking/transfusion medicine, hematology, and/or internal medicine is desirable.
    • Experience in relevant medical/scientific research and scholarly activities sufficient to warrant academic appointment is highly desirable.WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD:Our physicians put themselves out there for internal talks and conferences, to meet with hospital clients, and industry leaders. The Red Cross firmly believes in a performance-driven environment using the following key responsibilities.
      • Medical Consultant in Transfusion Service, Patient Services, Patient Blood Management.
      • Provide medical consultation in transfusion medicine, blood banking, and patient services to hospital customers.
      • Organize and participate in regional Medical and Technical Advisory Committees or equivalent programs for hospital customers.
      • Provide continuing medical education to external customers and internal audiences.
      • Promote the safe and effective use of blood components through interactions with hospital customers,and participation on transfusion committees and professional organization committees (i.e., AABB, CAP).
      • Direct patient service programs including but not limited to therapeutic apheresis, stem cell collectionand processing, perioperative autologous cell salvage, and patient blood management.
      • Medical Oversight of Blood Center Operations and Regulated Activities
      • Direct the medical aspects of regulated blood center operations including collections, donor management, recipient adverse reactions, suspect product investigations, and other operational systems.
      • Direct investigations of donor complications and recipient transfusion reactions by interacting with the Donor and Client Support Center to ensure timely completion, documentation, and reporting to BHQ hemovigilance program.
      • Participate in the development of national procedures, policies, or position statements on medical criteria for donor eligibility and safety, component quality, and transfusion practice.
      • Serve as CLIA Laboratory Director for regulated collection activities in assigned regions, immunohematology laboratories, HLA laboratories, stem cell collection and processing, and/or national testing laboratories.
      • Investigate concerns and complaints related to donor complications, customer service, or hospital relationships including notification of Executive Leadership, as necessary; plan and implement appropriate corrective actions.Location: Pomona, CA (hybrid work environment) -The Divisional Medical Directors will be expected to travel between the regions to which they are assigned, as little as 20% but up to 50% of their time as needed.Pay Information: The Sarlay range for this position is (CA): $166,000- $240,000 Note that American Red Cross salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in which the work is primarily performed. Other factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role.BENEFITS FOR YOU:We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.* Medical, Dental Vision plans* Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts* PTO + Holidays* 401K with 4% match* Paid Family Leave* Employee Assistance* Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term* Service Awards and recognitionApply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

        Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here:

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