Clinical Molecular Geneticist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17
Salt Lake City, UT
5 - 7 years experience
Life Sciences & Research
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17


Must have ABMG Board Certification in Clinical Molecular Genetics plus 5 or more years of experience at a director level in a molecular genetic laboratory.

The Clinical Molecular Geneticist is responsible for the review, interpretation, and reporting (sign-out) of molecular genetic and genomic (Sanger Genomic Sequencing) cases. This position could be designated for a remote-based position.

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) 1988-equivalent designation for this position is the "Clinical Consultant" and/or "Technical Consultant." The Laboratory Director delegates, in writing, specific CLIA-defined duties to medical specialties such as the Clinical Molecular Geneticist, but retains ultimate responsibility for overall operation and administration of the laboratory.


Minimum Requirements:

  • MD and/or PhD, or equivalent degree.  Formal training in pathology, laboratory medicine, or both; or an applicable clinical medical specialty.
  • ABMG Clinical Molecular Genetics Board eligibility or certification.

Physical and Other Requirements:

  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Mobility: The person in this position needs to occasionally move between work sites and inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Communicate: Frequently communicate with others.
  • PPE: Biohazard laboratory environment that requires use of personal protective equipment in accordance with CDC and OSHA regulations and company policies.
  • ARUP Policies and Procedures: To conduct self in compliance with all ARUP Policies and Procedures.
  • Authorized to Work: Must be a citizen of the United States or authorized to work in the United States.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. 
  • Fine Motor Control: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • English: Ability to speak, read, and comprehend the English language.


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