Essential Functions/Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
Responsible for the management of the laboratory
Participate on the clinical reporting team to help review, interpret, and discuss genomic variants with potential or known association to hereditary cancers and conditions.
Ongoing evaluation and review of literature of novel sequence variants relating to hereditary cancer and inherited condition testing to determine clinical relevance and help develop test report language.
Assist in variant classification based on emerging scientific information
Summarize genetic test results and generate customized result reports.
Utilize a variety of in-house software tools to research and write reports.
Participate in research and development of new gene panels and tests, and updates to existing tests
Assist in the development of education and marketing materials
Assist in the development and support of new products in the area of personalized medicine
Continuing education by attending professional meetings and participating in professional organizations.
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
MS or PhD graduate degree biology related field. Cancer biology or genetics preferred. BS degree with previous experience can also be considered.
Excellent writing ability, communication skills, and problem solving.
Ability to work independently while contributing to interdisciplinary teams.
Comfortable learning new software.
Strong preference will be given to applicants with prior clinical experience in interpreting potential pathogenicity of DNA variants.
Prior experience working with human mutation databases such as dbSNP, ClinVar, COSMIC, etc… to aid in the interpretation of genomic variants.
Prior experience with genome browsers and HGVS nomenclature.
Prior experience in a diagnostic laboratory.
Internal Number: 002
About True Health Diagnostics
True Health, a privately held company with operations in Frisco, Texas and Richmond, Virginia, is an innovative diagnostics company specializing in advanced clinical laboratory testing which empowers physicians and healthcare providers to more accurately diagnose, manage and prevent the progression of cardiovascular diseases, genetic disorders, diabetes and other metabolic conditions.
We are passionate about helping healthcare providers to identify and reverse disease risk in their core patient populations. Together, through early detection and personalized treatment strategies, we can help improve patient health and wellness, and reduce the growing number of deaths and disability in adults due to chronic diseases.True Health, a privately held company with operations in Frisco, Texas and Richmond, Virginia, is an innovative diagnostics company specializing in advanced clinical laboratory testing which empowers physicians and healthcare providers to more accurately diagnose, manage and prevent the progression of cardiovascular diseases, genetic disorders, diabetes and other metabolic conditions.