Clinical Biochemical Genetics Laboratory Director

 •  LabCorp NC

Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Job Description

The Integrated Genetics division of LabCorp is seeking a full-time Clinical Biochemical Geneticist to join our diverse team of clinical laboratory geneticists and genetic counselors at the Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology located in Research Triangle Park, NC. The Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology is a state-of-the-art facility providing testing in the areas of biochemical genetics, molecular genetics and genomics, cytogenetics, and oncology. The Biochemical Genetics department performs lysosomal enzyme analyses, maternal serum screening, and provides testing services for clinical trials. In partnership with LabCorp's Center for Esoteric Testing in Burlington, NC, the department provides metabolite testing for inborn errors of metabolism, including organic acid, amino acid and acylcarnitine analyses. Experienced, ABMGG Board-certified laboratory directors as well as recently Boarded individuals or Active Candidates are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities:

  • Review, interpret, and report patient results reliably, accurately, and with integrity
  • Make clinical decisions, effectively communicate genetic information related to test results, and provide clinical consultations to health care professionals
  • Interact collaboratively with other laboratory directors, laboratory staff, genetic counselors, and teams across the organization
  • Provide oversight for quality control and quality assurance as appropriate, including setting quality standards for new tests and procedures and participating in proficiency testing
  • Comply with applicable federal, state, and local regulations and maintain familiarity with company SOPs and practices and applicable professional guidelines and assure that the laboratory is in compliance
  • Participate in new test development and validation as needed
  • Analyze data for presentation or publication, review scientific literature and attend scientific meetings

Requirements

 

  • PhD or MD with relevant genetics and biochemistry experience
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) certification in Clinical Biochemical Genetics or Active Candidate status

Requisition Number 17-84007

Requisition Number 17-84007

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