Summary of Essential Job Duties: Under the direction of the Directors of Cytogenetics and of Molecular Pathology, and the Department Leadership, participates in the clinical, programmatic, nd academic activities that support the Medical Center's mission of quality patient care, education, and research. Assists in the formulation and development of policies and procedures as well as short and long term goals and objectives for the Division. Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age and developmental issues of the patient population(s) served. Principal responsibilities include reporting of clinical cases in both cytogenetics and molecular pathology, including karyotype, FISH, chromosomal microarray, molecular single gene tests, next generation sequencing, for oncology and constitutional disorders with a flexible distribution depending on workload volume and assay development needs in molecular and cytogenetics. Administrative responsibilities in both laboratories, will include new test development, validation and implementation as well as staff training and quality management.
Educational Requirements: Board Certified, or eligible, in Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics PhD or equivalent
License/Certification/Registration Requirements: California Laboratory License in Cytogenetics and Molecular
Experience: Prior work experience in Molecular Cytogenetics and molecular pathology and in designing molecular testing and participating in new assay development in molecular and cytogenetics. A demonstrated willingness to work flexible days/hours and Holidays as required A record of publication of peer-reviewed articles demonstrating the ability to either initiate clinical or bench projects or participate in collaborative research A track record of excellence in teaching, patient care, and administration
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.