Every patient sample is a story.
That's why our Lab Ops team is focused on providing physicians with comprehensive genomic information about each person's cancer. Information that's as unique as the patients are. The insights discovered in our labs may help change their story.
About the Job
The Senior Director, Laboratory Operations puts patients, people and science at the center of what we do at FMI. This person leads operations within FMI’s high-volume Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified, College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited, and Quality System Regulated laboratory, focusing on the delivery of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)-based assays for oncology care aimed at maximizing operational value for patients. This leader is responsible for leading a cross-functional team to ensure the highest quality of overall lab delivery. The role leads and develops a team of diverse employees. The Senior Director communicates company goals, safety practices, and deadlines to team. This position motivates team members, creates a speak up inclusive environment, assesses performance and develops people, including hiring and training.
The Senior Director and Site Head helps drive strategic initiatives that further develop a “high bar of excellence” in Lab Operations and is responsible for successful cross-site and cross-functional collaboration with members of other teams across the FMI Network (e.g., Client Services, Technology, Process Excellence, Quality, Product Development, Regulatory). This role maintains an in-depth understanding of end to end operations, patient and customer experience and relevant clinical and commercial compliance standards coupled with key strategic trends and shifts in the industry. This position has high standards of compliance, ethics and safety.
This is a regulated position and additional information may be available from QA on the qualifications for this role pertaining to regulatory guidelines.
Regular onsite work at a designated FMI location is an essential function of this role.
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.
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.
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