Clinical Scientist

Informed Genomics Ltd (IGL), is a privately held, UKAS-accredited laboratory, that aims to provide accessible genomic testing with the mission of enabling earlier diagnosis, personalised treatments, and improved patient outcomes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a HCPC-Registered Clinical Scientist to join our expanding team. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable commitment to a career in laboratory genomics with a broad experience in diagnostic testing, including interpretation and clinical reporting for complex heterogeneous disorders. Experience in hereditary cancer or cardiac genetics, along with a proven track record of designing and delivering service developments, in particular Next Generation Sequencing applications, is advantageous.

Applicants should possess excellent communication and team-working skills, be able to demonstrate an ability to meet tight deadlines, have resilience and work with a considerable degree of autonomy within a small team of Clinical Scientists.

Key responsibilities:

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Perform highly accurate genetic analysis on material derived from a wide range of pathological samples

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Interpret the findings and provide a diagnosis or make clinical judgements based on these results

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Communicate highly specialised and complex scientific information in a timely manner, through accurate and concise clinical reports

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Contribute to the evaluation, validation and implementation of new methods and technologies

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Produce relevant procedures and policies

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To work with the team to ensure achievement of and adherence to the standards required of a UKAS accredited laboratory, in close liaison with the Quality Manager

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To maintain continued professional development to an adequate level

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To undertake other appropriate duties as required

Person Specification:

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HCPC-Registration as a Clinical Scientist in Genomics (Essential)
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Significant post-training experience in clinical diagnostic genetics
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Experience and competence in writing clinical diagnostic reports to the required standards
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Competent in the use of MS Office and relevant interpretation tools/scientific databases

What do IGL offer?

We wish to welcome the successful candidate in an exciting, fast-growing, dynamic environment. We will reward you with an attractive compensation and benefits package and career progression opportunities linked to performance and company growth.

Location

Birmingham

Regime

Full-time (Part-time applicants also considered)

Reports to

Principal Clinical Scientist

Starting date

ASAP

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Birmingham Research Park, 97 Vincent Drive, Birmingham

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