Pediatric Pathology ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/PROFESSOR Director of Clinical Chemistry
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 130496
The Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is recruiting a Director of Clinical Chemistry. The Director will have oversight of the Chemistry and Special Chemistry sections of the main clinical laboratory, a lab that performs over 2 million tests per year. The Director will be responsible for chemistry policies and procedures and for the consultative and support services that relate to safe and effective patient care. The Director will work closely with Lab Medicine faculty colleagues, the administrative staff of the Clinical Laboratories (which includes a Quality Management team), medical technology staff, customer service staff, lab processing staff, and the laboratory's specimen collection staff to ensure high-quality service to the patients, families, and clinical staff of the hospital and its associated clinics, the research staff of the institution, and the private practice community served by the Clinical Laboratories; to ensure compliance with College of American Pathologists (CAP) standards and governmental regulations; to provide consultative service and communication to the staff and users of the clinical laboratories; and, to advance research and development related to laboratory testing. Activities of the Chemistry and Special Chemistry laboratories include a substantial and growing HPLC test menu, automated chemistry and immunochemistry including an automation line, electrophoresis, sweat chloride collection and analysis, spectrophotometry, and atomic absorption.
The applicant must have completed a fellowship in Clinical Chemistry (or have equivalent clinical chemistry experience) and be a PhD or MD/DO who is board certified or board eligible in their field. MD/DO candidates must be eligible for an Ohio medical license. HPLC experience is strongly preferred. Experience with automation lines and experience with pediatric lab medicine are preferred but not necessary. The applicant must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills and be able to function well within the highly collaborative environment at Cincinnati Children's where interdivisional, interdepartmental, and inter-institutional cooperation is essential. The applicant must excel at teaching and must actively support an educational program that serves medical students, medical technology students, residents, fellows, laboratory staff, and clinical staff.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital is nationally ranked in the top five pediatric hospitals over the past decade, among 200 hospitals surveyed by US News and World Report. Cincinnati is a vibrant community with a metropolitan population of 2.1 million. Cincinnati features world-class amenities and a very affordable cost of living, which together make Cincinnati one of America's most livable cities.
Cincinnati Children's is an Equal Opportunity employer dedicated to the principles of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; all are encouraged to apply.
The Clinical Pathology faculty are part of the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine led by Dr. Sarangarajan Ranganathan and form a team with their Anatomic Pathology counterparts within the Division. Salary and Academic position will be commensurate with experience. To apply, please send your CV to:
Current active medical license issued by the State of Ohio or eligible for license
Appropriate medical credentialing through the Medical Staff Services offices
Completion of all required pre-employment activities
Professor appointment or eligibility required
Generally requires a minimum of five years of service at the Assistant Professor rank
Development Knowledge of growth and development
Family-centered care Understands and support family-centered care
Clinical Knowledge - Specialty Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Path/Pharm Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Communication Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Expert Knowledge & Skills Demonstrated skills in physical assessments, diagnosis, medical management, clinical consultation, research and education. Ability to train residents and fellows. Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.