Laboratory Corporation of America Clinical Molecular Geneticist / Clinical Laboratory Director - Molecular Genetics in Westborough, Massachusetts
The Integrated Genetics division of LabCorp is seeking a competent, full-time Clinical Molecular Geneticist to join our diverse team of clinical laboratory geneticists in Westborough, MA. The Westborough molecular genetics laboratory provides high-throughput carrier screening and diagnostic testing for genetic conditions. Experienced, Board-certified, laboratory directors as well as Board-eligible or recently Boarded individuals are encouraged to apply.
Review, interpret, and report patient results reliably, accurately, and with integrity
Make clinical decisions and effectively communicate genetic information related to test results 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
Help write and refine report text
Participate in new test development and validation as needed
Help evaluate and refine disease and gene panels offered by the laboratory as needed
Analyze data for presentation or publication as needed
Review scientific literature and attend scientific meetings
PhD with relevant molecular biology or genetics experience
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) certification in Clinical Molecular Genetics or Active Candidate status
Current holder or eligible to obtain a New York State Department of Health (NYSDH) Certificate of Qualification (CQ) in Molecular Genetics
2 years' experience in a clinical laboratory
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and be meticulous
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a dynamic setting
Proficiency in computing and internet skills, including use of in-house and online databases and browsers
Experience with next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies preferred
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.