Job Title: Laboratory Director Reports To: Chief Medical Officer ________________________________________ Job Summary: This is a leadership opportunity for a Board-certified Clinical Molecular Lab Director to play a central role in day-to-day management of key areas in the clinical laboratory including the development of a sustainable genomic knowledge management infrastructure, developing diagnostic WGS based services and expanding our menu of products including diagnostic panels and pharmacogenomics. ________________________________________ Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversees all molecular testing, and related policies and communication of results.
Ensures the highest standard and timely processing of result reports and appropriate handling of customer requests.
Maintains a broad knowledge base and serves as an expert for genetic tests.
Directs the development, implementation and delivery of new tests.
Maintains and develops professional contacts to anticipate needs and guide marketing activities.
Review, approve, and sign-out reports.
Effectively manages by mentoring, coaching and developing personnel.
Other related duties as assigned.
Must be able to relocate to work onsite.
The above listing represents the general duties considered essential functions of the job and is not to be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position ________________________________________
Skills and Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience with most or all of the following technologies is preferred:
Proactive with proven ability to work with peers to solve problems, as well as work independently in creating solutions
Detail-oriented, able to capture proper information correctly & accurately
Proven client communication skills, written and verbal
Excellent time management skills, multi-tasking abilities and organization skills with a strong sense of urgency
Education and Experience Requirements:
Candidate must be Board-certified or eligible in LGG, Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) and/or American Board of Pathology with Molecular Genetic Pathology fellowship training in ACGME-accredited institution (Requires PhD, MD, or DO), and/or Board-certified or eligible as a High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD), in Molecular Diagnostics by the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB), and New York State licensure or qualifications to obtain NYS license.
Extensive experience in complex diagnostic molecular testing techniques, including hands-on experience with Next-Generation Sequencing assays.
Proven experience with clinical genome sequencing or pharmacogenetics is highly desirable.
Proven experience in clinical molecular assay design, validation, and implementation under CAP, CLIA and NYS DOH requirements.
Experience in clinical laboratory budget development and cost management.
Experience in lean workflow and production schedule in pre-, post, and analytical clinical laboratory operations.
Experience in developing Quality Management Program for Clinical NGS testing.
Experience in LIS and LIMS management for Clinical NGS testing and familiarity with integration of NGS informatics pipelines and software.
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot technical problems.
Previous supervisory experience required.
Experience working in a multidisciplinary team of scientists, physicians, lab technologists and managing a clinical lab team.
Must have ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
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