Medical Director/Senior Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy

Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
Position Type
Full Time


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.

Position Summary

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan (Versiti MI) is searching for a full-time Medical Director/Senior Medical Director with experience in cellular therapy collections and processing for our facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The successful candidate will join our growing team of Transfusion Medicine physicians who oversee all aspects of blood banking/transfusion service operations, cellular therapy collection and processing, cord blood banking, and apheresis coverage at our partner hospitals.


Responsibilities for this position: The Medical Director/Senior Medical Director oversees all clinical aspects of an AABB accredited Blood Center operation, an Immunohematology Reference Lab, and an active Therapeutic Apheresis and Cellular Therapy Collection program which provides 24/7 service to several hospitals.  The apheresis program performs plasma exchanges, red cell exchanges, photopheresis, and autologous and allogeneic cellular collections for transplantation and CAR-T therapies.  The successful applicant should have experience in blood banking/transfusion medicine, apheresis, and cellular therapy and will actively participate in the development and execution of strategies for growth and expansion of the cellular therapy program.

The Medical Director/Senior Medical Director joins a team of clinical pathologists and classic hematologists in the Medical Science Institute (MSI) at Versiti Blood Center working in blood center, hospital, and research settings across a 6-state area.


Required Experience:

  • D. or D.O. Degree
  • Board certified in clinical pathology, internal medicine, or pediatrics
  • Board certified in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
  • Experience in Blood Center/Transfusion Medicine practice, cellular therapy collections and processing
  • Licensed or eligible for a Michigan Medical License

The position title and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Versiti is an affiliation of blood centers in Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Texas, and Ohio, including the Versiti Blood Research Institute which is in the Milwaukee area. The latter is the largest blood focused research institute in the United States which houses over 30 basic, translational, and clinical researchers. The annual number of blood donors across Versiti is more than 500,000. 


Contact information:

Interested candidates should send their CV and references to Rachel Margolis-Goodman, Talent Acquisition Manager,




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