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Transfusion Service Medical Director at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, University of California, San Francisco

Application Window

Open date: February 1, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Feb 2, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Aug 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Transfusion Service Medical Director at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, University of California, San Francisco

Position Description

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Department of Laboratory Medicine is seeking a full-time Clinical Pathologist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center, to serve as the Transfusion Medical Director. Applicants must hold an M.D., D.O, or an M.D./Ph.D. degree. At the time of hire, candidates must be eligible for California medical licensure and be board certified/eligible in Clinical Pathology (CP) or Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (AP/CP). Candidate’s application materials must state qualifications (or if pending) upon submission. Subspecialty board certification or eligibility in Transfusion Medicine is desirable.

This position is at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the HS Clinical, Clinical X, In-Residence, or Ladder rank series, which emphasizes strong commitment to excellence in clinical service and teaching. Demonstrated interest and experience in teaching (at both resident/fellow and medical student levels) is preferred. Clinical/translational research or other scholarly/creative activities are expected for applicants in the Clinical X series.

The successful candidate will serve as the CLIA Clinical Consultant and Technical Supervisor for the Transfusion Service and Blood Bank of the Clinical Laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG). Responsibilities will include providing clinical consultation for transfusion issues at a Level I Trauma Center, assuring appropriate blood product utilization, and assuring accurate and timely performance and reporting of laboratory services offered by this lab division in a manner that meets accreditation standards and that complies with applicable laws and regulations. The ZSFG Blood Bank performs immunohematology testing and assures the safe issuance of blood components to support transfusion services. The Clinical Laboratory at ZSFG provides laboratory testing services for inpatients and outpatients of ZSFG, Laguna Honda Hospital, District Health Centers, and other facilities under the auspices of the San Francisco Department of Public Health. The Transfusion Service Medical Director will also serve on the ZSFG Transfusion Subcommittee, direct the ZSFG Tissue Bank, advise and support clinical research activities related to transfusion at ZSFG, and provide cross-coverage of transfusion services at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland in partnership with their pathology faculty.

To apply please submit curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your interests and experience, a statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and email addresses of three reference contacts online at:

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5: The minimum base salary range for this position is $135,700-$360,600. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA