Oxy-Gen Laboratory, a rapidly growing molecular testing company invites applicants with certification or candidate status in Clinical Molecular Genetics for a full-time laboratory Director position. In this role, the Laboratory Director will be responsible for the daily technical analysis/review of patient molecular genetic results and release of patient reports. He/She will provide clinical genetics expertise as needed for initiatives and new product development. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in NGS as well as certification and accreditation experience with CLIA/COLA.
Participate in day-to-day requirements of analysis, interpretation and reporting of patient test results.
Participate in the classification of genetic variants identified in patient samples.
Write molecular diagnostic test results and report content
Review and sign-out clinical cases
Ensure that laboratory tests and methods developed and used provide quality results for all aspects of testing which include pre-analysis, analysis and post-analysis phases of testing, and contribute to the development of SOPs accordingly.
Take an active role in new product development and provide technical/clinical/regulatory expertise as needed.
Ensure that all necessary remedial actions are taken and documented whenever significant deviations from the lab’s established performance specifications are identified and that patient test results are reported only when the system is functioning properly.
Contribute to the strategic planning, organization, implementation, monitoring, management and long-term development of genetic testing by providing insight during strategic planning.
Review scientific literature and attend scientific meetings
PhD or MD with FACMG or ABMGG certification (board-eligible candidates are acceptable)
Must qualify as a Laboratory Director as promulgated by CLIA 42 CFR 493.1443: Standard; Laboratory director qualifications.
Strong background of human molecular genetics.
Experience with clinical next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies and advanced methods of copy number detection in a CLIA-certified clinical laboratory setting.
Expertise in clinical molecular genetics that meets the CLIA requirements.
Experience with variant classification, analyzing, interpreting and reporting clinical genetic data, with NGS focus.
Proven ability to assure compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and licensing agency requirements including COLA, CLIA and Georgia state regulations
Strong background in human molecular genetics
Experience in a laboratory environment with NGS focus, industry preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to inform medical care providers and/or patients of genetic test results and clinical significance of same.
Experience working with big data and Ability to work at a computer terminal for extended time.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated strategic, and proactive thinking skills; able to make and support decisions
Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and be meticulous
Excellent collaboration skills, with the ability to positively influence others.