Associate Clinical Laboratory Director (ADX-120-18)

| Greater Denver Area
Associate Clinical Lab Director (ADX-120-18)
 
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THE COMPANY: ArcherDX, Inc. - www.ArcherDX.com

 

ArcherDX is advancing molecular diagnostics with a robust technology platform for genetic mutation detection by next-generation sequencing. By combining patented Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP™) chemistry in an easy-to-use, lyophilized format and powerful bioinformatics software, the Archer® platform enhance genetic mutation identification. ArcherDX provides oncology-focused research products and is pursuing regulatory approval for multiple companion diagnostic assays. ArcherDX is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more at www.archerdx.com and follow @ArcherDXInc on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

 
 
POSITION OVERVIEW:
 
ArcherDx Clinical Services, Inc is seeking a full-time Clinical Molecular Geneticist to join our team as our Associate Clinical Laboratory Director. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in NGS as well as certification and accreditation experience with CLIA/CAP. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of the next-generation delivery of personalized health. Candidates with experience in oncology genomics Experienced, board-certified geneticists are encouraged to apply.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Oversee CLIA certification and CAP accreditation maintenance activities required to support a clinical sequencing service
  • Interact with external regulatory agencies, committees, and auditors
  • Ensure facility maintains compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations
  • Direct and manage clinical laboratory operations, including laboratory staff, equipment, and methods.
  • Provide oversight for quality control and quality assurance as appropriate, including establishing quality standards for new tests and procedures
  • Review, interpret, and report patient results reliably, accurately, and with integrity
  • Interact collaboratively with other departments, laboratory staff, and external partners
  • Participate in new test development and validation
  • Design experiments and analyze and interpret results in both research and development and production environments
  • Review scientific literature and attend scientific meetings
  • Review and sign-out clinical cases
REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ph.D. or MD with FACMG or ABMGG certification (board-eligible candidates are acceptable)
  • Must qualify as a Laboratory Director as promulgated by CLIA 42 CFR 493.1443: Standard; Laboratory director qualifications.
  • Experience with clinical next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies
  • Experience with obtaining and/or maintaining CLIA certification and CAP accreditation
  • Strong background in human molecular genetics
  • At least two (2) years of experience in a laboratory environment with NGS focus, industry preferred.
KEY SKILLS:
  • Excellent professional communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation
  • Experience working with big data (e.g. omics)
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated strategic, and proactive thinking skills; able to make and support decisions
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and be meticulous
  • Excellent collaboration skills, with the ability to positively influence others.
  • Strong scientific and analytical skills.
 
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Location

Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.

Sarah

Corporate Recruiter

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.

Judy

Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.

Aaron

VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The marketing team brings in and drives the voice of our customers across the organization. Each strategic decision we make at ArcherDX is informed by a deep, customer-centric approach, where we use our insights to better understand how we can deliver an exceptional experience and aim to positively impact the lives of the patients we serve!

Ali

Director, Global Marketing

What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross functional training encouraged
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