The Clinical Molecular Geneticist is part of our laboratory team who processes clinical oncology samples and develops our assays for cancer treatment selection and monitoring. Your work directly helps to identify targeted treatments and clinical trials that can benefit cancer patients . Reporting to the Medical Director, we need you to help us sign out patient reports, engage with our team on clinical findings and contribute to our validation and quality management programs. You will work alongside other Clinical Molecular Geneticists to help support our growing sample volume. In addition you will work closely with our lab R&D, bioinformatics and software development teams to improve existing lab tests and develop new genomic assays to improve cancer care.
What you’ll do
- Sign out patient reports using our online portal.
- Communicate with clinicians, pathologists and other ordering physicians on the appropriateness of testing ordered, the interpretation of test results and the quality of the test results.
- Be the clinical expert for genetic tests and ensure that reports of test results include pertinent information required for specific patient interpretation.
- Contribute to the laboratory’s research & development -both improving current assays and in the development of other tools to improve cancer care.
- Assist in quality management and accreditation.
- Plan and lead validation exercises.
- Work closely and effectively with colleagues leading laboratory based R&D, bioinformatics and software development.
- Provide content expertise to support the marketing and business development teams.
- Provide educational support to clients and partners on our assays and reporting software tools.
- Assist partner laboratories in the validation and delivery of our assays.
Who you are
- Education: You hold PhD in oncology, oncopathology or genetics with an in-depth understanding of the clinical and biologic impact of oncogenomics.
- Certification: CCMG or ABMGG certification
- Industry experience: Prior experience working in a clinical setting.
- Accuracy: Dedicated to precision accuracy in a regulated clinical environment.
- Decision making: Ability to make informed or educated decisions in a fast paced environment.
- Presentation skills: Talent for delivering effective and engaging presentations to a variety of audiences.
- Interpersonal skills: Excellent communication skills– written, verbal and non-verbal. You’re considerate and have the ability to develop cooperative relationships with your team members.
- Organizational skills: Have the ability to organize , set priorities and punctuality in completing tasks.
Who we are
We believe everyone with cancer should have the same fighting chance to survive and thrive. We work in a rapidly evolving field that attracts smart, talented people who are committed to making a difference for cancer patients. But not everyone has access to the latest advances. People who join us are committed to bringing equity to critical aspects of cancer care. We are a lean and driven team building on this vision from the ground up. You’re a self-starter who can pitch in right away by deploying your own expertise to make this shared vision a reality.
How to apply
To apply for this position, email your CV and cover letter to email@example.com with job code: JD008 in the header.
We thank all applicants, however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.