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Job Advertisement: Genomic Variant Analyst – Join the Penn Medicine Team for Innovative Genomic Analysis

Job Advertisement:

Position: Genomic Variant Analyst
Company: Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Location: Philadelphia, PA (Hybrid)

About the Job:
Penn Medicine, a leading academic medical center, is seeking a highly skilled Genomic Variant Analyst to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for the initial review of genomic data and maintaining a knowledgebase for variant interpretation and reporting. As a Genomic Variant Analyst, you will serve as a liaison between the diagnostic laboratory and healthcare providers, ensuring accurate and timely communication of test results. Additionally, you will play a vital role in educating staff, residents/fellows, and students.

Responsibilities:
– Perform initial review of genomic data and investigate and annotate new variants
– Triage incoming samples and ensure their adequacy for testing
– Accession specimens into the laboratory information management system (LIM)
– Follow pre-analytical and post-analytical procedures, including data analysis and review
– Collaborate with the pathology department to manage test reimbursement tasks
– Educate staff, residents/fellows, and students on genomic variant analysis
– Participate in proficiency testing and maintain regulatory compliance
– Work with billing department and insurance providers to maintain accurate billing information
– Manage clinician-related discussions about the lab’s results
– Interact with outside labs and institutions
– Contribute to publications in the field
– Maintain professional certification and licensure
– Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager or Director

Requirements:
– Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling, Human Genetics, or related fields (Ph.D. preferred)
– Minimum of 3 years of previous experience working in a diagnostic laboratory
– Familiarity with oncology and next-generation sequencing technology (NGS)
– Experience working with insurance providers is preferred

At Penn Medicine, we believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program, including a prepaid tuition assistance program. Our employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission of making medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join our team and be part of a dynamic organization at the forefront of genomic analysis and personalized medicine. Apply today by submitting your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience.

Apply here:

https://careers.pennmedicine.org/jobs/12945602-genomic-variant-analyst

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