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Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Work at Michigan?

Being part of something greater, of serving a larger mission of discovery and care — that's the heart of what drives people to work at Michigan. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. It's adding a purpose to your profession. Work at Michigan and become a victor for the greater good.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

Responsibilities*

To perform a variety of routine or specialized tests, procedures, and data analysis in a clinical genetic molecular laboratory that are used by physicians to diagnosis and treat patients.

  • Analyze genetic data and enter patient test results into the Laboratory Information System for laboratory director review and medical director sign out
  • Setup CMA, MLPA, fragment analysis, or other genetic assays
  • Follow CLIA/CAP and other regulatory requirements
  • Write clinical Standard Operating Procedures
  • Perform routine laboratory equipment maintenance
  • Trouble shoot assay and equipment problems
  • Perform inventory and order lab reagents, commodities, and equipment
  • Prepare reagents and properly dispose of waste
  • May assist in developing and validating new clinical assays or software parameters for analyzing genetic data

    To perform a variety of routine or specialized tests, procedures, and data analysis in a clinical genetic molecular laboratory that are used by physicians to diagnosis and treat patients.

  • Analyze genetic data and enter patient test results into the Laboratory Information System for laboratory director review and medical director sign out
  • Setup CMA, MLPA, fragment analysis, or other genetic assays
  • Follow CLIA/CAP and other regulatory requirements
  • Write clinical Standard Operating Procedures
  • Perform routine laboratory equipment maintenance
  • Trouble shoot assay and equipment problems
  • Perform inventory and order lab reagents, commodities, and equipment
  • Prepare reagents and properly dispose of waste
  • May assist in developing and validating new clinical assays or software parameters for analyzing genetic data

Required Qualifications*

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or Biological Sciences
  • Certification by recognized accrediting agencies (ASCP or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in a clinical genetic molecular laboratory.
  • 2 year experience with molecular techniques: PCR, MLPA, fragment analysis, qPCR, Sanger sequencing, Next Generation sequencing, or chromosomal microarrays
  • 2 years experience with genetics software: Mutation Surveyor, Sequencher, NxClinical, NGS pipelines (commercial or in-house developed), GeneMapper, or Coffalyser
  • 2 years experience with Epic and SCC Soft
  • Experience with MediaLab document control
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of our team
  • Excellent attendance, ability to prioritize appropriately, and exercise good judgment
  • Competent computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and willingness to learn specialized software packages

Desired Qualifications*

  • Familiarity with University administration, policies and procedures
  • Evidence of qualifications is demonstrated through performance evaluations, reference checks and/or personal interview

Additional Information

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.