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Sign Out Director, Molecular Genetics, Hybrid

Category Medical, Scientific and R&D Location Marlborough, Massachusetts Job function Research and Development Job family Scientist
Shift Day Employee type Regular Full-Time Work mode Hybrid

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Sign Out Director, Molecular Genetics, remote, the role:

The Sign Out Director, Molecular Genetics, reports to the Senior Director, Molecular Genetics, and is responsible for providing technical interpretation of results and signing reports; implementing new assays, assay troubleshooting, acting as a technical consultant to operations staff and participation in QA responsibilities, and reviewing SOPs.  Assumes Clinical Consultant or Technical Supervisor responsibilities as assigned by the Medical Director. 

  • Review and release Next Generation Sequencing results (NGS)
  • Assist in assay trouble-shooting and implementation of new assays 
  • Monitor compliance in regards to a safe working environment. 
  • Assist, as needed, in the training of technologists. 
  • Observe compliance with regulatory agencies, including inspections. 
  • Monitor of quality assurance at all levels of practice. 
  • Participate in working groups of related or associated professionals. 
  • Represent Quest Diagnostics at professional meetings and sales events 
  • Assume Clinical Consultant or Technical Supervisor responsibilities in Specialty as delegated by the Laboratory Director Responsibilities Policy: 
    • Approve of the test method selection and validation. 
    • Ensure that the proficiency testing program is conducted in a timely manner, reviewed by appropriate staff, and approve of corrective action when a proficiency testing result is found to be unsatisfactory. 
    • Establish and monitor quality control to ensure that acceptable levels of analytical performance are maintained for each test system.  Ensure that patient test results are reported only when the system is functioning properly.   
    • Approve all corrective action and preventative action plans and procedure. 
    • Approve Job Assignments and Authorization Matrix (JAAM) and annual Performance and Development Review (PDR) to ensure that all personnel have the appropriate training and demonstrated performance for the type of testing offered. 
    • Annually review Standard Operating Procedures for test systems. 

  • Ph.D.
  • Board eligibility in the appropriate genetic subspeciality by the American Board of Medical Genetics

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