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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • 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

Key skills:

  • 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

Shift

1

Schedule

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.