Geisinger Health System Assistant Professor Doctoral Director Clinical Laboratory in LEWISBURG, Pennsylvania
JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor Doctoral Director Clinical Laboratory
L OCATION: Susquehanna Imaging/Autism Developmental Medicine Institute
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Geisinger Health System is rapidly building large-scale genomics efforts for precision medicine across our healthcare system and is seeking a clinical molecular laboratory geneticist. We have a collaborative project to sequence more than 250,000 of our patients and a clinical research program that will integrate next-generation sequencing into everyday healthcare.
The candidate should be an ABMG-certified clinical molecular geneticist.
Responsibilities will include:
• Clinical interpretation of variants identified from whole exome sequencing,
including secondary findings
• Coordination of follow-up laboratory testing for at-risk extended family members
for known pathogenic variants
• Director of the MyCode® biobank, intended to be a CAP/CLIA-certified biorepository
of DNA and other tissue samples from Geisinger patients for clinical research activities
Education/Experience: The qualified candidate must hold a PhD or MD degree (or equivalent) and be ABMG-certified or have active candidate status in molecular genetics, with substantial training and experience in next-generation, sequencing methodologies, analysis and clinical interpretation. This recruitment is targeted for a junior- to mid-level candidate, but all eligible applicants will be considered.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.