Careers Blog Home > Our Values

Our Values

Value_with_frame.png

 

Foundation Medicine is a mission-driven company with a strong set of values and a people-first culture. This simple set of values embodies what is important to us. The Values Project Team demonstrated our commitment to collaboration, working with employees across the organization to learn which values truly define us, and create definitions that are unique to Foundation Medicine and exemplify the ways in which we live those values each day. We rolled out our values in 2019 with a series of kick-off events in each location. These values are also an important part of our hiring process, performance reviews, #gratitude (our recognition program), and our new orientation program. 

Patients

Each day, we are transforming cancer care for real people with names and families and lives that need to be lived.

How we show it:

  • We prioritize what we can do each day to best serve current and future patients
  • We make caring for ourselves and our colleagues part of our everyday work
  • We ask ourselves how our work, either directly or indirectly, supports our mission
  • We show others how our work makes a difference for the cancer community

Passion

Our passion for our work, our lives, and each other fuels us.

How we show it:

  • We show up fully every day, energized by what we care about in our work, our life, and our community
  • We allow what inspires us to drive creativity and learning within our teams
  • We model our sense of purpose for others - remember, passion is contagious
  • We celebrate and honor patients, our coworkers, and the Foundation Medicine teams

Innovation

We seek out new ideas big and small that disrupt the status quo.

How we show it:

  • We are courageous by constantly championing better ways to do things and taking the lead in making it happen
  • We use failure as an opportunity to learn, iterate, and move forward
  • We imagine what’s possible - we don’t allow pragmatism to stand in the way of bold ideas
  • We embrace ideas from others by building on the positive and adding new ways of thinking to overcome issues

Collaboration

Working together multiplies our talents and unleashes our potential.

How we show it:

  • We are curious and partner across the company to drive shared progress - there is no mine vs. yours
  • We constantly reach across and outside the organization to find better ways to serve patients and the broader cancer community
  • We are quick to give and accept support in all circumstances - we are all one team working to support our mission
  • We serve as an active ambassador for Foundation Medicine and our values by openly welcoming, supporting, and teaching new team members

 

If you share these values and support our mission in transforming cancer care, search for openings below!

Jobs you might be interested in:

Director, Biopharma Assay Products Leader

Biopharma 100882 Cambridge Massachusetts United States Second Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Biopharma
About the Job The Director, BioPharma Assay Products Leader is a key member of the BioPharma Team in Portfolio & Partner Solutions, a group responsible for: defining the strategic direction of FMI’s portfolio of offerings for biopharma pa...

Sales Specialist - NY

Sales 100886 United States United States Commercial
About the Job The Sales Specialists is a field-based role with direct customer engagement and plays a variety of roles based on the brand or customer needs to help grow our portfolio. The primary duty is to support corporate account reps with 1:1...

Associate, People Experience

People Team 100888 Boston Massachusetts United States Seaport Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts, United States Corporate
About the Job The People Experience Associate is responsible for the day-to-day administrative support pertaining to FMI candidates and employees, and administers effective delivery of transactional employee procedures across the employee lifecyc...

Software Engineer III - Site Reliability Engineering; Computational Biology

Computational Biology 100897 Cambridge Massachusetts United States Second Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States R&D
About the Job The Software Engineer III is a member of the SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) sub-team of the Computational Biology, Engineering group. The CompBio group creates systems for managing the workflow of patient sample data and empower...

Systems Storage Engineer

Information Technology 100876 Boston Massachusetts United States Seaport Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts, United States Technology
About the Job The Systems Storage Engineer provides advanced troubleshooting and system analysis for the Information Technology department and is responsible for ensuring that FMI operating systems and applications are running in optimal conditio...

 

Job Alerts

Not You?

Thank you