Associate Clinical Laboratory Director (ADX-120-18)

ArcherDX, INC. - Golden, CO

Full-timeEstimated: $97,000 - $130,000 a year
EducationSkills
Job Description

ArcherDx Clinical Services, Inc is seeking a full-time Clinical Molecular Geneticist to join our team as our Associate Clinical Laboratory Director. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in NGS as well as certification and accreditation experience with CLIA/CAP. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of the next-generation delivery of personalized health. Candidates with experience in oncology genomics Experienced, board-certified geneticists are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
Oversee CLIA certification and CAP accreditation maintenance activities required to support a clinical sequencing service
Interact with external regulatory agencies, committees, and auditors
Ensure facility maintains compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations
Direct and manage clinical laboratory operations, including laboratory staff, equipment, and methods.
Provide oversight for quality control and quality assurance as appropriate, including establishing quality standards for new tests and procedures
Review, interpret, and report patient results reliably, accurately, and with integrity
Interact collaboratively with other departments, laboratory staff, and external partners
Participate in new test development and validation
Design experiments and analyze and interpret results in both research and development and production environments
Review scientific literature and attend scientific meetings
Review and sign-out clinical cases

Requirements / Qualifications:
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.
Experience with clinical next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies
Experience with obtaining and/or maintaining CLIA certification and CAP accreditation
Strong background in human molecular genetics
At least two (2) years of experience in a laboratory environment with NGS focus, industry preferred.

Key Skills:
Excellent professional communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation
Experience working with big data (e.g. omics)
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.
Strong scientific and analytical skills.