Laboratory Director / Associate Director
Posted on: October 13, 2021
Labcorp Oncology / OmniSeq, Inc. is seeking a molecular
pathologist, with significant Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
experience to perform molecular pathology responsibilities as an
Laboratory Director / Associate Director in a
CAP/CLIA/ISO-certified molecular diagnostic laboratory. The
individual will be responsible for the development and continued
implementation of the laboratory diagnostics in neoplastic
specimens focused on targeted gene panels from fixed
patient-derived tumors. The candidate is expected to have ongoing
and substantial experience in the NGS technology, regulatory
requirements, and creation of clinical reporting, bioinformatics
and administration of a molecular diagnostic laboratory. The
position also requires experience in the direction of medical
technologists and assistants with oversight by clinical laboratory
supervisory staff. Outstanding opportunities exist for
collaborative, translational research with members of R&D and
responsibility includes planning, organizing and directing the
overall operation of the clinical laboratory in conjunction with
the Laboratory Director. Ensure that testing services are of the
best quality, are cost contained and are carried out in an
expeditious manner. Responsibilities include tissue quality control
review, IHC review and sign out, and sign out of NGS testing.
Responsible for maintaining efficient and effective good laboratory
practice in compliance with all state, federal, and local
regulatory laws, standards and protocols. Participates in
validations and R&D activities, to include pharmaceutical
services research. Licensed physician with experience and training
in anatomic and clinical pathology is required. Experience and/or
training in molecular pathology/biology, and board Certification or
eligible in Molecular Genetic Pathology or equivalent are also
Laboratory Director will be overseeing a team of ~15 NYS licensed
technologists as well as participating in R&D activities with
the R&D scientists.
for assisting Laboratory Director in the overall operation and
administration of the laboratory. Provide effective and efficient
administrative direction of the laboratory, including budget
planning, and controls in conjunction with other laboratory
Assistant Laboratory Director, as designated by the laboratory
director, must be accessible to the laboratory as needed for
on-site, telephone, or electronic consultation and is responsible
for the technical and scientific oversight of the
the Laboratory Director on planning, managing and ensuring
compliance with all local, state and federal
the Laboratory Director on Laboratory licensure and
leadership and oversight to the implementation of corrective action
plans to deficiencies that may be identified through accrediting
and regulatory site inspections.
diagnostic interpretation and electronic release of the
significance of test findings with pertinent
for training, proficiency and clinical sign out of NGS panel assays
falling under Assistant Laboratory Director's Certificate(s) of
Qualification with New York State.
laboratory support for anatomic pathology / histology, review
slides for pharma services and analytical validations.
of H&E and IHC stained tumor histology on glass slides or
and respond to medical and pathology-related inquiries from
of technical problems and ensuring that remedial actions are
for reporting of test results with accuracy under the permit
categories where the individual holds Certificate of
and actuate improved methods of services and direct their
appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff and
effective relationships with referring physicians and ensure
excellent client follow up on reported cases.
effective intradepartmental relationships.
required, assesses CLIA-required competency for laboratory
interpret and enforce Laboratory Services procedures and maintain
and interpret company policies and procedures.
in planning programs and safety and preparedness for fire and
guidance and oversight during the detailed design, optimization,
validation, test and production phases of new clinical tests;
including selection of test methodology, reviews all test designs,
methods, results and conclusions where applicable. Establishment or
verification of laboratory test performance
in presentations at national scientific meetings and in preparing
publications for submission to peer-reviewed journals.
or MD/PhD with Board Certifications (or eligible) in Molecular
Genetic Pathology (or equivalent), and Anatomic Pathology
License in the State of New York; Certificate of Qualification for
Oncology - Molecular and Cellular Tumor Markers in the State of New
of Qualification for Histopathology -- General in the State of New
equivalent of two (2) years of training/experience in a Molecular
experience in NGS, preferred.
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