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Pathology Data & Digital Coordinator

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Kit Creek Road, Morrisville, North Carolina, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Pathology Data and Digital Coordinator provides subject matter expert input and context-conscious assistance to pathology team needs and requests. This position serves as a liaison between pathology and their various laboratory operations stakeholders to facilitate initiatives, provides expert guidance, and ensures collaborative success. The Pathology Data and Digital Coordinator also maintains a high degree of flexibility and can cover other pathology needs as requested.

The Coordinator will be onsite at either our Cambridge location in Massachusetts (150 Second St) OR our location at Research Triangle Park in Morrisville, North Carolina. There is one shift for this position from 8:30 to 4:30, Monday through Friday.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Biopharma Partner Digital Pathology Image Products: identification of images according to what has been requested, review for scanning quality and PHI, complete request manifest used for script, transfer to clinical operations for delivery by contracted deadlines.
  • Assist in the competency process for Pathologist: will gather appropriate number of slides, images or orders requested for performing competency evaluation for Path Review, Report Approval and Immunohistochemistry Path Review and Sign-out.
  • Request quarterly data pull from systems to maintain Pathology Dashboard; LIMS, Power BI and other systems as required.
  • Collaborate directly with PDM service leadership, laboratory medical directors, lab operations staff, and Quality Assurance (QA) to initiate, investigate, and complete nonconformance reports (NCR) and corrective action and preventative action (CAPA) documentation to meet deadlines and KPIs.
  • Support identification and implementation of process improvement initiatives for pathology and lab ops collaboration, to better serve business needs, especially with the Process Excellence Team.
  • Represent pathology as appropriate at relevant lab system/information technology meetings and participates in User Acceptance testing of applications prior to and during software updates.
  • Assist Pathology Team interdepartmental collaboration for any laboratory operations or company requests.
  • Ability to occasionally travel to FMI's other sites.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced education, particularly a Bachelor of Science degree in biological or life sciences; OR
  • 3+ years of experience in a laboratory operations or relevant role

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ year of professional experience in a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments/ College of American Pathologists certified laboratory
  • 2+ years of experience collaborating interdepartmentally in a biomedical setting
  • Computer proficiency, strong typing, and data entry skills
  • Relevant experience in a regulated laboratory environment (such as CLIA/CAP)
  • Familiarity with Laboratory Operations functionality
  • Familiarity with Pathology team functionalities
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Learn new tasks in appropriate timeframes
    • Prioritize and thoroughly follow up on assigned tasks
    • Communicate effectively and follow written and verbal instructions
    • Understand and communicate scientific or technical information
    • Collaborate effectively between multiple stakeholders in time sensitive environments
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite
  • Basic knowledge of laboratory safety protocols
  • Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data
  • Commitment to reflect FMI’s values: passion, patients, innovation, and collaboration



Please be aware that Foundation Medicine mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees regardless of work location. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law.


About Foundation Medicine

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.

Confidence, or the belief that we need to check every box before applying for a job, can sometimes hold us back from going after a role that inspires us. At Foundation Medicine there's no such thing as the 'perfect' applicant, and our company is a place where every employee can make an impact and continue to grow whatever background they may have or path they may have taken. So, as long as you meet the basic qualifications for a role, please apply if you see a position that would make you excited to come into Foundation Medicine every day and help us transform cancer care.

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