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Versiti Associate Director, Diagnostic Hematology in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Versiti is a fusion of donors, scientific curiosity, and precision medicine that recognize the gifts of blood and life are precious. We are home to the world-renowned Blood Research Institute, we enable life saving gifts from our donors, and provide the science behind the medicine through our diagnostic laboratories. Versiti brings together outstanding minds with unparalleled experience in transfusion medicine, transplantation, stem cells and cellular therapies, oncology and genomics, diagnostic lab services, and medical and scientific expertise. This combination of skill and knowledge results in improved patient outcomes, higher quality services and reduced cost of care for hospitals, blood centers, hospital systems, research and educational institutions, and other health care providers. At Versiti, we are passionate about improving the lives of patients and helping our healthcare partners thrive.

Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories (DL) go beyond a test result, by providing support from our physicians and scientific directors. Our industry-leading, multidisciplinary diagnostic approach provides patient-centric insight in the fields of hematology, transfusion medicine, and transplantation.

We currently are recruiting for an Associate Director, Diagnostic Hematology to help lead our Hemostasis Lab and Platelet & Neutrophil Immunology Lab (PNIL). Both laboratories are internationally recognized for their world-class expertise in specialized testing. The Hemostasis Lab is a subspecialty laboratory performing a combination of both commercially available automated assays and in-house developed esoteric assays. It was the first laboratory to clinically provide ADAMTS13 assay and provides the broadest array of assays in the United States for evaluation of patients with concern for von Willebrand disease. The PNIL is one of the top laboratories of its kind with over 30 years of participation in the International Platelet Immunology Workshops of the ISBT. Both labs also actively collaborate with investigators at Versiti’s renowned Blood Research Institute and practicing academic physicians with niche expertise in pediatric and adult non-malignant hematologic disorders.

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Diagnostic Hematology, and in partnership with our Hemostasis and PNIL lab leadership teams, the Associate Director, Diagnostic Hematology provides scientific and technical direction and clinical consultation. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for project management related to clinical and contract research, product development and specific business and strategic initiatives. This role provides an excellent opportunity to assert leadership and guide direction of the Hemostasis and PNIL Labs. Areas of focus include scientific and technical leadership, review and sign-out of patient test reports, staff development, and collaboration in continuous improvement and innovation that drives operational excellence.


• Ph.D. in relevant science – immunology, biology, biochemistry

• Minimum of 1-year post-doctoral training in hematology-related field

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated experience in writing and publishing scientific articles

• Experience in development, validation, and implementation of new assays

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience working in a clinical laboratory setting including training and/or experience in high complexity testing for the specialty

Milwaukee: Located on the west side of beautiful Lake Michigan in Wisconsin, Milwaukee offers an excellent and affordable quality of life. The city boasts multiple high-performing professional athletic teams, a range of museums, some of the nation's largest summer festivals, a multi-cultural population rich in culinary and artistic tradition, a progressive downtown area, and many outdoor recreation opportunities, including plenty of parks, river walks, and public beaches. Housing is affordable, public and parochial schools are excellent, and traffic congestion is rarely an issue. Milwaukee neighborhoods are known for variety, character, and unique architecture, offering superb quality of life and exceptional work-life balance in a city rich with history. Chicago is only 75 minutes away, offering additional world-class cultural and sporting venues and one of the world’s busiest air travel hubs.



Requisition ID: 2022-7706

External Company Name: Versiti, Inc.

External Company URL: www.versiti.org

Street: 638 N. 18th Street