Job Title: Asst Dir, Laboratory Svcs
Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC
City/State: Valhalla, NY
Department: Clinical Labs- WMC Health
Position: Full Time
Req #: 14381
Posted Date: Jan 08, 2020
The Assistant Director will assist the Laboratory Director, and/or Chief of Lab Services to provide scientific and regulatory oversight to the daily laboratory operation.
Oversee the daily operational activities of the Molecular Diagnostics Lab. Ensure laboratory is compliant with regulatory requirements from federal, state and accreditation agencies (i.e., CAP, CLIA, NYSDOH). Perform bench molecular microbiology, genetics and oncology tests as assigned. Review and sign out molecular genetics and molecular oncology cases if needed. Prepare, review and revise laboratory procedure manuals and QC records as assigned. Guide and participates in QA/QC activities. Investigate deviations to ensure effective corrective action. Develop, validate and implement new laboratory test procedures (IVD and LDTs). Participate in teaching of residents, fellows and technologist. Work with laboratory supervisor to prioritize, assign and monitor work to optimize operational performance. Ensures effective communication with leadership and clinicians. Resolves client inquiries and operational issues in a timely manner. Performs other related duties, as required. Qualifications/Requirements:
Minimum of 2 years of training and experience in a CLIA-certified clinical laboratory performing various molecular diagnostic tests. Experience in next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics is desired but not required. Hold/eligible for NY CoQ for Molecular Genetics and Molecular Oncology.
PhD and/or MD, required.
Licenses / Certifications:
NYS Certificate of Qualification in Virology and Genetics Testing/Molecular, required.