SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTIONHighly skilled support specialist
position as Laboratory Director in the Clinical Diagnostics
Department. Responsibilities include the review and sign out of
routine and complex clinical test reports. This includes high
complexity technical and clinical case review, and complex variant
classification and approval. The Laboratory Director autonomously
provides high-level guidance for reporting policies and technical
troubleshooting. This position requires ABMGG-board certification,
or equivalent, as well as a CGMBS license.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)1. Review and
sign out of routine and complex clinical test reports. a.
Cardiogeneticsb. Hereditary cancerc. Somaticd. General geneticse.
Neurologyf. Exome2. Provide high quality test results within
published turn-around times. 3. Variant classification and approval
of straightforward alterations.4. Demonstrates leadership by
providing high-level guidance for reporting policies and technical
troubleshooting.5. Active participation in cross-departmental
efforts/projects. 6. Expectation to speak with clients as requested
by the field teams7. Provide guidance for reporting and technical
troubleshooting.8. Complete required competency and proficiency
testing.9. Responsibilities as delegated by the CLIA Laboratory
Director and in accordance with the Delegation of Authority
QUALIFICATIONSGeneral: Excellent telephone and communication
skills. Technical knowledge of laboratory testing and terminology
is required. Capable of excelling within a team environment.
Capable of accomplishing workload and additional projects with no
supervision. Ability to communicate effectively, attention to
detail, ability to cross reference information, ability to
prioritize work, telephone skills, computer skills, working
knowledge of standard office equipment (computers, printers fax
machines, phone systems, office software and internet). Flexibility
regarding job assignments.Education and/or Experience: This
position requires successful completion of American Board of
Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) fellowship program,
specialized in the service of the laboratory, and 2-3 years prior
experience interpreting genetic test results in a CLIA laboratory.
Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in a field relating
to genetics. Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret
documents and Ambry Genetics test requisition forms, operating and
maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write
routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively
one-to-one, in a group setting, with clients, vendors and employees
of the organization.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract,
multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and
percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. General knowledge of
bioinformatics and biostatisticsReasoning Ability: Ability to apply
common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems
involving several concrete variables in standardized
situations.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Board
certification from ABMGG in Clinical Molecular Genetics. Clinical
Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist (CGMBS) license from the
California Department of Public Health. Responsible in maintaining
any required certificates, licenses, and/or registrations that are
required for the position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee may be asked to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to
adjust focus with extended periods of time using computer
WORK ENVIRONMENTTravel: NoneSafety: Responsible for the
knowledge and practice of safety SOP s in the laboratory and
office.Office: Maintains a neat and orderly work area on-site.
Remote Office: Maintains a private office where business is
conducted under Ambry s secure network. Employee represents Ambry
in a professional manner and adheres to HIPAA requirements specific
to the role.
Ambry Genetics Corporation is a CAP-accredited and CLIA-licensed
molecular genetics laboratory based in Aliso Viejo, California. We
are a genetics-based healthcare company that is dedicated to open
scientific exchange so we can work together to understand and treat
all human disease faster.
At Ambry, everyone is welcome. A career at Ambry Genetics is a
chance to be part of a dynamic company that aims to improve health
by understanding the relationships between genetics and human
disease. We earned our reputation as industry leaders by
responsibly introducing cutting-edge genetic testing solutions and
continually sharing what we learn with the global scientific
At Ambry you will be learning, challenging yourself, and having
fun while collaborating with teammates through the open exchange of
ideas. Employees at Ambry Genetics have many perks, including an
onsite caf with complimentary smoothies and infused waters! We also
offer access to gym memberships, onsite food trucks, Lunch and
Learns, and more. Our outstanding benefits program includes
medical, dental, vision, 401k, FSA, and generous paid time off
(PTO) program. Ambry Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer
(EOE) and we maintain a drug-free work environment.
Ambry Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be
discriminated against on the basis of disability.