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Assistant Medical Director (Apheresis Services and Cellular Therapy Laboratory)

Seattle, WA, USA Req #640
Friday, February 21, 2020
Formerly Puget Sound Blood Center and Lane Blood Center, Bloodworks is backed by more than 70 years of Northwest history and 250,000 donors. A national leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks has been chosen to serve more than 90 hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska – partnering closely with local hospitals to deliver the highest level of patient care. Patients with traumatic injuries, undergoing surgeries or organ transplantation, or receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders all depend on our services, expertise, laboratories and research. We are local, nonprofit, independent, volunteer-supported and community-based.

Help save lives every day! Bloodworks is hiring for an Assistant Medical Director in our Apheresis Services and Cellular Therapy Laboratory. In this position, you will provide assistance to the Medical Director; assist with on-call coverage of apheresis, cellular therapy, transfusion and blood donor services. Under medical education, you will coordinate rotations and help teach medical trainees including UWMC pathology residents and hematology-oncology fellows as well as help teach technical trainees as requested.





  • Licensed physician with successful transfusion medicine fellowship completion, board eligible or possess board certification(s) appropriate for duties assigned.
  • Must qualify as a Laboratory Director, High Complexity Testing, for appropriate CLIA laboratory directorship designation under CLIA personnel requirements found in Subpart M of the Code of Federal Regulations. 
  • Knowledge of necessary regulations/standards and effective approaches to maintaining compliance.
  • Willing and able to work effectively on a cooperative, mutually supportive basis with peers and subordinates; must have unquestionably high standards of personal and business ethics.
  • Maintain medical licensure in Washington state, and DEA license/hospital credentialing when applicable, as well as required continued medical education and competences as appropriate to duties and relevant regulatory and accreditation standards.


  • This is a highly regulated position and is subject to meeting various regulatory agency and accrediting body rules and regulations.  These may include, but are not limited to, FDA, AABB, CLIA, CAP.
  • Job conditions to be expected include significant local travel, extended hours and on-call status (frequent).

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, and references as part of the application (please provide in one attachment).  Salary with be DOE, DOQ. Applications accepted until position filled.

Bloodworks Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Other details

  • Job Start Date Monday, June 1, 2020
  • Seattle, WA, USA