Job: Laboratory Director for Biochemical Genetics, EGL Genetic Diagnositcs LLC, Atlanta, GA

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Laboratory Director for Biochemical Genetics
Job location:
Atlanta, GA 30322 United States

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Job Description

• Review and interpret clinical genetic testing results in relevant specialties.
• Provide technical supervision of lab procedures, including monitoring of appropriate test indication, related test procedures and troubleshooting.
• Ensure application of a comprehensive quality management program.
• Monitor and evaluate key indicators of the quality of the analytical testing process.
• Ensure compliance with CLIA, CAP and relevant state guidelines.
• Communicate with physicians, genetic counselors and other healthcare providers about appropriate testing, abnormal results and follow-up.
The ideal candidate would possess :
• Familiarity with clinical lab testing requirements and operations, including quality control, training, and documentation; method development or implementation experience is desirable.
• Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
• Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
• Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
• Strong leadership, initiative, and teambuilding skills

Job Requirements

• Ph.D. or M.D. degree (or equivalent).
• ABMGG certification (or active candidate status) in the subspecialty, Biochemical Genetics.
o Or American Board of Clinical Chemistry certification (or candidate status).
• Excellent communication skills with written and spoken English.
• Experience with biochemical genetics testing methodologies.
• Note that individuals with dual certification in Biochemical Genetics and Molecular Genetics (or LGG) will be accommodated.
• Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

(Job number: 3916947)