Cytogenetics Laboratory Director/Clinical Pathology Faculty Position
ARUP Laboratories, Department of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine
The Department of Pathology at the University of Utah is seeking an ABMGG board-certified or board-eligible Cytogeneticist to work as a Medical Director at ARUP Laboratories. The successful candidate will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology with rank based on experience. Required qualifications include a PhD or MD/DO degree, as well as certification or active candidate status in Cytogenetics or Laboratory Genetics and Genomics.
Medical Directors working in ARUP’s Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray laboratories provide high-quality clinical service in genetic and genomic testing across a variety of clinical indications, including postnatal and prenatal diagnostic testing, pregnancy loss, and hematologic and solid tumor testing. Qualified candidates must have competency in chromosome analysis, FISH, and genomic microarray/copy number variant interpretation in both constitutional and oncology settings. Primary responsibilities include test result interpretation and reporting; clinician and client consultation; quality control and quality assurance; residents, fellows, and genetic counseling student’s education; participation in test development and research projects; and committee service. The ideal candidate will have a strong clinical and academic background appropriate to their level of training and experience, as well as excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
About ARUP Laboratories and the University of Utah
ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. With over 4,000 employees, ARUP offers in excess of 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to highly esoteric molecular and genetic assays. ARUP’s team of genetics experts include laboratory medical directors, PhD scientists, and genetic counselors working across a variety of disciplines including cytogenetics, molecular genetics, biochemical genetics, hematopathology, molecular genetic pathology, and anatomic pathology. ARUP provides a comprehensive, evolving genetics test menu that incorporates emerging technologies and clinical discoveries with current patient management recommendations and standards of care, with a focus on appropriate test ordering and utilization management. Medical directors have opportunities to work in a variety of areas to address clinical service, educational, investigational, administrative, and business development needs, as well as collaborate with colleagues working across different clinical laboratory sections and departments within the University of Utah. ARUP is committed to providing high-quality genetic testing services and promotes a culture of excellence in patient care, education, and a culture focused on “doing the right thing,” ensuring respect for patients and our employees. For additional information: aruplab.com/about and aruplab.com/genetics
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