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

Company/Institution: Versiti
Location: Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Degree Requirements: MD, DO Salary: $250,000 - $299,999
Job Type: Patient Care, Academic/Administrative, Other Posted: June 7, 2024
Job Setting: Hospital/Clinical Facility, Non-Profit Research Institute, Other Application Period: June 7-August 8, 2024

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan (Versiti MI) is recruiting for a full-time Medical Director/Senior Medical Director with experience in cellular therapy collections and cellular processing for our state-of-the-art cellular processing facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  This position offers the opportunity to expand the cellular therapy capacities of the lab as involvement in clinical trials.  The successful candidate will join our growing team of Transfusion Medicine physicians who oversee all aspects of cellular therapy collection, cellular therapy processing, cord blood banking, and apheresis coverage at our partner hospitals.

Responsibilities for this position: The Medical Director/Senior Medical Director leads all aspects of cellular therapy including involvement in collections, cryopreservation and manufacturing of cellular products, ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies, quality/process improvement as well as collaboration with clinical hospital partners.  The successful applicant should have experience in 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:

  •      M.D. or D.O. Degree
  •      Board certified in clinical pathology, internal medicine, or pediatrics
  •      Board certified in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
  •      Experience in Transfusion Medicine, 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.

About the Employer

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. 

About Grand Rapids:

Grand Rapids, Michigan presents an exceptional opportunity for physicians seeking to practice in a vibrant metropolitan area with an excellent quality of life. As the second-largest city in the state, Grand Rapids offers a dynamic economy driven by major industries including healthcare, manufacturing, and education.

Grand Rapids boasts a highly educated population and is home to several prestigious institutions of higher learning, including Grand Valley State University and Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine. This cultivates a talented pipeline of healthcare professionals and achieves a seamless integration of academic medicine.


While providing robust professional opportunities, Grand Rapids maintains an affordable cost of living well below national averages. The region's housing market offers an incredible range, from historic urban neighborhoods to modern suburbs, making it an optimal choice for physicians and their families. The city's public and private school systems are consistently ranked among the best in Michigan.

Beyond its economic strengths, Grand Rapids is celebrated for its rich arts and culture scene, outstanding restaurants, beautiful parklands, and easy access to Lake Michigan beaches. This unique blend of metropolitan sophistication and natural beauty ensures an enviable lifestyle for those who call it home.


We invite prospective physicians to explore Grand Rapids and discover how this exceptional city can elevate their career while providing an unparalleled place to live, work, and thrive.


How to Apply

Please Apply Online via our careers page or Interested candidates should send their CV and references to Rachel Margolis-Goodman, Talent Acquisition Manager,

Contact Information

Rachel Margolis-Goodman
638 N. 18th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233 USA

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