Provide technical assistance and guidance on test availability, composition, selection, and interpretation
Assist with the resolution of next-generation sequencing testing issues, such as inadequate specimens, questions regarding variants, and research enrollment
Maintain and update patient and provider materials and webpages
Review next-generation sequencing test orders for urgency and accuracy
Obtain relevant patient clinical history for case review and interpretation
Compose and review reports with laboratory medical directors and genetic counselors
Participate in scientific and quality-assurance studies and research related to the laboratory's services
Participate in development and implementation of new or improved clinical test services based on next-generation sequencing
Evolving, exciting opportunities to be involved with and/or lead research
Clinical cancer genetics experience and knowledge of germline and somatic next-generation sequencing panels are desirable.
Master’s degree in Genetics field
Minimum 2-3 years clinical or research experience in genetics
Internal Number: 169443
About University of Washington, Department of Laboratory Medicine
The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.