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Cytogenetics Director / Clinical Cytogeneticist

Phoenix, AZ, USA | LabCorp

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Biotech/R&D/Science
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
Job Description:
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Review patient results and sign out Cytogenetics/FISH reports on daily basis

Set efficiency standards for the laboratories to ensure the turnaround time objectives are met

Make clinical decisions and effectively communicate information related to test results to health care professionals

Responsible for scientific and technical direction of the laboratories

Participate in the laboratories' proficiency testing

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

Ensure that laboratories adhere to the compliance policies set forth by the Company and by both governmental and non-governmental agencies

Consult with senior directors and/or medical director to identify, investigate and explore the need for new assay development, equipment and processes; and to find ways to enhance business performance and opportunities with an awareness of the cost/benefits

Participate in new test development and validation as needed

Review scientific literature and attend scientific meetings

Requirements

Requirements:

Ph.D. or M.D. in appropriate scientific field

1 or more years of clinical laboratory experience post fellowship completion in Cytogenetics and FISH Analyses

Candidate should be ABMG / ABMGG board-certified in Cytogenetics

Must meet all CLIA regulatory requirements

Holder or eligible for NYS COQ license is preferred

Key Skills:

Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Motivated with the ability to motivate others

Ability to supervise and train others

Good organizational and time management skills

Candidate will be empathetic while also being service oriented

Analytical abilities


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