Clinical Pathologist in our Transfusion Medicine Section

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
Jan 29, 2023

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The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of Ochsner Health in New Orleans, LA, seeks a full-time Clinical Pathologist to fill an open position in our Transfusion Medicine Section.

The Ochsner Health Section of Transfusion Medicine provides comprehensive Transfusion Services, including a hospital-based donor center program (18,000 collections annually), complex transfusion service/reference laboratory at our 750+ bed tertiary academic medical center (and assists with oversight of our multiple community hospital blood banks), therapeutic apheresis (1000 procedures annually), and cellular therapy processing laboratory (in support for our Bone Marrow Transplant program). The Transfusion Medicine section includes one full-time and two part-time board-certified blood bank physicians.

Applicants must have an MD, MD/PhD, or DO degree, have a LA medical license upon hire and have demonstrated excellence in clinical care and education. American Board of Pathology certification in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine is required (post-fellowship experience is preferred but not required to be eligible for this position).

The Transfusion Medicine Section is accredited by the Food and Drug Administration (Donor Program), AABB, College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Foundation for Accreditation in Cellular Therapy (FACT).

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is located at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans. The Department is responsible for all laboratory functions in our community Hospitals in Louisiana (and 1 in Southern Mississippi) and Ambulatory Clinics.

Currently, the Ochsner Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has 30 pathologists and 2 PhD's, with additional growth anticipated.

As part of an academic institution, the Department supports the academic initiatives of the organization, and serves as an affiliate training site for 2 local, accredited pathology training programs. Each year, more than 291 medical residents and fellows work in 30 different Ochsner-sponsored ACGME accredited residency training programs. Ochsner also hosts more than 650 medical students, 150 advanced practice providers, 1,200 nursing students and over 600 allied health students with over 4,200 student months of education in clinical rotations annually. For the past 10 years, the Ochsner Clinical School has been partnered with The University of Queensland Medical School in Brisbane, Australia. Our unique medical school model allows Ochsner to train over 450 future doctors across two continents leveraging the strengths and resources of two world-class institutions.

Founded in 1942 by five physicians, Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit To transform your health, please visit

Ochsner Health is Proud to be an Employer of Choice

  • Recognized by Zippia as one of the 20 Best Companies to Work for in New Orleans, LA
  • Named as a 2020 Top Workplace by Times-Picayune
  • Named one of the 2021 Top Workplaces in the USA by Energage
  • Named to the Forbes list of America s Best Employers for Veterans 2020
  • Named to the Becker s Healthcare 2020 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America
  • Named to the Becker s Healthcare 2020 list of "52 Great Health Systems to Know"

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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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