Assistant Director of Genetics DescriptionSunrise Medical Laboratories, a Sonic Healthcare company, located on Long Island, in Hicksville, New York is a full-service clinical and anatomical pathology laboratory serving the New York Metro area and all of the surrounding communities. We offer a broad spectrum of clinical and anatomical pathology services, all designed to provide physicians and their patients with the most accurate and diagnostically meaningful results. We are fully licensed and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), New York State Department of Health, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CLIA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Medicare), and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Position SummaryThe Assistant Director of Genetics is responsible for the overall quality of genetic services. This includes reviewing test results and signing patient reports within the specified turnaround time, and interacting with referring physicians and clients to clarify information and communicate results and interpretation. The Assistant Director collaborates with the laboratory’s administration and operations to develop the genetics test menu and validate new assays. Responsibilities:1.Oversees the clinical, technical and administrative aspects of the Genetics Department. 2.Reviews and signs out all maternal screening assays for Down syndrome and Trisomy 18 including Integrated and Sequential Screening. Ensures that results and interpretations are accurate and appropriate. 3.Reviews results of molecular genetic assays and molecular infectious disease assays related to women’s’ health. 4.Works with the Genetics Supervisor to maintain technical standards and provide quality assurance for the Genetics Department. 5.Participates in telephone consultations with referring physicians and clients. May also accompany Sales staff to present Genetics testing services. 6.Remains current with the literature especially related to tests being signed, and makes recommendations regarding improving or expanding tests and the test menu. Sunrise will consider applicants interested in working full or part time for this position. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV to:Contact: Hanita Alexander, SPHR, CCP, Human Resources Director Sunrise Medical Laboratories 250 Miller Place, Hicksville, NY 11801 email@example.com (516) 396-5874 www.sunriselab.comAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Sunrise Medical Laboratories takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
RequirementsPhD or MD, ABMGG certification in Molecular Genetics or certification by other appropriate board. New York State Department of Health certificate of qualification in Genetic Testing and Fetal Defect Markers.