Contract Pathology Physician, Part-Time, Backup Medical Director (Knoxville)

Location: Knoxville, TN, United States
Position Overview: 
  • We have an immediate opening for a part time, Contract Physician acting as the Backup Center Medical Director!  
  • We are seeking a Part time Contract Physician who will be responsible for ensuring donor suitability, product integrity, and the continued good health of donors through compliance with FDA regulations and our Donor Center SOP.  You will not be seeing patients in this role, you will primarily be quality checking work and information and signing off on that.  We do provide on-the-job training. The position requires just 4 hours per week and it is a perfect opportunity to earn additional income.
  • The center will be open limited hours in the beginning as it builds a donor base. Likely the hours will be 8am-5pm M-F. Eventually, the center should be open extended hours 7 days a week.
Oversee EMT/LPN/RN (Physician Substitute) performing the following tasks:
  1. Determine plasma donor suitability based on company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This includes:
    1. Review of medical health histories
    2. Physical assessment
    3. Review of plasmapheresis procedure, hazards, potential adverse reactions, and specific immunization programs if applicable
    4. Providing informed consent
    5. Counseling of donors regarding deferrals
    6. Documentation of interactions with donors
  2. Review of donor treatment and suitability following adverse events related to plasmapheresis.
  3. Provide training for donor center medical personnel including, Physician Substitutes and other Physician(s).
  4. Review lab results, as required, and exercise independent judgment to determine donor’s future suitability.

  •  The positions require just 4 hours per week and are a perfect opportunity to earn additional income.
  •  Must be a graduate from a licensed medical or osteopathic school
  •  Specialty in Pathology is required
  • Must be currently licensed in the state in which the center operates
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