Associate Medical Director - Clinical Informatics in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/19/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Associate Medical Director – Clinical Informatics/Healthcare Analytic Solutions (Virtual)

Recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that doctors and patients need to make better healthcare decisions. They are pioneers in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.

With corporate headquarters in Secaucus, NJ, Quest Diagnostics is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DGX) and included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.  With 2020 revenues of $9.44 Billion and approximately 50,000 employees and 6,600 patient locations across the US, Quest Diagnostics serves half of the physicians and hospitals in the US with their large variety of products and services. 

The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics also provides services to employers, life insurance companies, other commercial labs, clinics, health plans, government agencies, and organizations involved in clinical trials research.

Approximately 150 million times each year, patients and their physicians rely upon Quest Diagnostics results to make important healthcare decisions and approximately one third of U.S. physicians – and many of the country’s leading hospitals and health systems – relies on Quest Diagnostics healthcare information solutions to foster better patient care and outcomes.


•         FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 7 consecutive years; one of only five companies to attain Most Admired status in the "Health Care, Pharmacy and Other Services" industry category. 

•         Fortune magazine’s Fortune 500 list

•         Forbes® Global 2000

•         Forbes®' America's Best Employers List for third consecutive year

•         Forbes® 2020 America’s Best Employers for Women for second consecutive year

•         S&P 500

•         Barron’s 500

•         Member of the Dow Jones® Sustainability World Index

•         Included in the FTSE4Good, Calvert, and Ocean Tomo sustainability indices

•         Listed in the most recent Newsweek Green Rankings

•         Consistently named one of the best places to work in U.S. business journal rankings

•         Named a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company for third consecutive year

•         Listed on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), recognizing companies for prioritizing the inclusion of people with disabilities

•         Named Top 23 ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ in New Jersey

•         Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by scoring a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year

•         Achieved Cancer Gold Standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, recognizing our actions to reduce the cancer risk of employees and their families

•         Received C. Everett Koop National Health Award for Efforts to Promote Employee Health in 2020

Diagnostic Testing Services

Quest Diagnostics is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. Their services range from routine blood tests — such as total cholesterol, Pap testing and white blood cell count — to complex, gene-based and molecular testing. They perform medical tests that aid in the diagnosis or detection of diseases, measure the progress or recovery from a disease or confirm that an individual is free from disease. In addition, they have specialized expertise in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, and neurology.


In the $60 Billion and growing US Diagnostic Testing Market, Quest Diagnostics is the leader. Quest Diagnostics’ reputation as a leading innovator, provider of high value, low cost solutions and its financial strength and flexibility make it well positioned to capitalize on the evolving healthcare landscape.

Quest Diagnostics’ long-term strategy is to become the undisputed world leader in diagnostic testing, information and services. To drive this profitable growth, Quest Diagnostics plans to leverage capabilities to create differentiation:

•         Deliver Innovative Solutions

•         Leverage their Unparalleled Access and Distribution Network

•         Expand their relationships with large payors and health systems

•         Deliver Superior Patient Experiences

Position Description

An Associate Medical Director is a board-certified physician who provides clinical leadership and support throughout the Healthcare Analytics Solutions portfolio. The Associate Medical Director also respond to questions on current medical and scientific topics, healthcare advances, treatment trends, and health outcomes measures.

Duties and Responsibilities

•         Leveraging experience and knowledge of all aspects of Clinical and Anatomic Pathology, Genomics, NGS and should be willing to gain experience as new diagnostics emerge to be able to answer various test and diagnostic specific questions for internal team members as well as clients.

•         Demonstrate knowledge on provider workflows and work done to reduce clinical variation reduction

•         Participate in client facing conversations to obtain voice of the customer (VOC) and discuss value creation activities of solutions or other consulting activities including but not limited to change management, provider conversations, lab stewardship committee best practice guidance

•         Leverage skillset to generate ideas for the design and development of solutions and services in multiple markets including but not limited to Pharma, Clinical Trials, Health Plans, Health Systems, and Provider Analytics.

•         Develop rapport with clients by phone and/or face-to-face meetings to improve customer satisfaction and convey Quest Diagnostics’ Values, Vision and Mission. Build strategic relationships with the Directors of key departments, including but not limited to: Clinical Franchises, Business Units, Sales, Legal, Compliance

•         Define, implement, and monitor clinical standards for responsible areas

•         Having an understanding and staying current with the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and healthcare industry including commercial, and government payer strategies, and the evolving healthcare delivery models

•         Collaborate with Quest Diagnostics medical staff in the development of tools and resources

Education Required

•         MD or DO, Active license

•         Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or higher preferred

Work Experience

•         Proven industry leader with a minimum of 5 years of experience (excludes post doc education)

•         Some supervisory experience and leading small agile teams are preferred

•         Experience and superior knowledge in medicine, especially pathology, with providing provider consultation in all care venues

•         Experience working in multiple care settings preferred

•         Understanding of clinical research principles

•         Understanding of the US Healthcare system, the diagnostics/pharmaceutical industry and clinical and health economic practices in the US

•         Experience in handling compliance, legal, regulatory issues


•         Ability to work independently- experience working across a matrix organization and commercial teams.

•         Board Certification in a specialty or subspecialty area pertinent to position

•         Successful Credentialing and Privileging

•         Travel as required

To Apply

Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application by visiting, clicking “Job Search” and following the prompts. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact qualified candidates for interviews.

Quest Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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