Associate Clinical Laboratory Director

Golden, Colorado
Oct 08, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Job Description

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.


  • 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:

  • PhD 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.