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Clinical Molecular Geneticist, Cardiogenetics

Company: GeneDx
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

GeneDx is a patient-centric health information company committed to revolutionizing healthcare and changing lives by unlocking the answers from within. With more than 20 years of expertise in diagnosing rare disorders and diseases, we have pioneered panels, exome and whole genome sequencing and have developed a proprietary genomic interpretation and information services platform in support of healthcare partners and patients globally. We create, follow, and are informed by cutting-edge science and technology. With one of the most sophisticated datasets of genomic information, we are able to identify new disease-causing genes, advancing the field of medicine through the detection, discovery, and diagnosis of genetic diseases.PurposeWe operate with conviction that what is best for our customers (patients, their families and the clinicians, payers and partners who serve them) must be embedded in every aspect of our work. At GeneDx we believe:- genomic information has broad utility and every person should have access to their genome - delivered expertly, ethically and responsibly - to guide health decisions throughout life;

  • the transition from hypothesis-based to genome-guided healthcare will improve outcomes for patients and the healthcare system that benefit society as a whole;
    • genomics will radically transform therapeutic development, bringing better therapies to patients, faster; and
      • patients should control and have the ability to direct the use of their genomic information to benefit both themselves and advance scientific understanding that helps others.In support of these beliefs, we value:
        • Equitability: the right of all to have access to information that can improve their health and are committed to closing gaps in health disparities;
          • Simplicity: Healthcare is complicated. Genetic information is complex. Our job is to make it as simple as possible to access an answer that improves health outcomes. We value the understanding simplicity creates;
            • Transparency: paramount to our success is transparency and accountability for ourselves and our partners to safeguard the confidence and trust of our patients, customers, partners and shareholders.Through this value system we aim to revolutionize healthcare and change lives by unlocking the answers from within; bringing better health from genomics to patients around the world.More about the role:This position will support and expand a clinical testing program.Essential Duties:
              • Serves as an expert for development and sign-out of a variety of genetic tests
              • Provides skilled management and interpretation of complex cases
              • Reviews, signs, and writes genetic test reports with a focus on complicated results
              • Actively participates and coordinates the development of a broad spectrum of new tests
              • Monitors and improves workflows and turn-around-time
              • Manages laboratory databases and statistical data
              • Participates in client service and communication
              • Represents GeneDx at national and international meetings; contributes to publicationsQualifications:
                • ABMGG board-certified PhD, MD, or DO degree
                • (2+ yrs.) relevant experience
                • Excellent project management and communication skills
                • Highly-motivated, creative, independent team memberBenefits include:
                  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
                  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
                  • LT/ST disability plans
                  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
                  • 401K retirement savings plan
                  • Employee DiscountsEssential on-site and Customer-facing employees must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination; medical or religious exemptions considered.GeneDx/BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: GeneDx, Washington DC , Clinical Molecular Geneticist, Cardiogenetics, Healthcare , Gaithersburg, DC

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