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Clinical Director of Cytogenetics - SUNY Upstate Medical University

April 25, 2018

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University is seeking a Pathologist or PhD Clinical Cytogeneticist to join the Division of Clinical Pathology as Clinical Director of Cytogenetics. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall operation of the cytogenetic/molecular integrated services provided by the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: a) Review, interpret, and sign out cytogenetic/molecular results for clinical case reports; b) Handle day-to-day problems and provide consultative assistance to other health care providers; c) Ensure correct testing is offered for the stated diagnosis; d) Investigate and implement new procedures and instrumentation; e) Coordinate with the supervisor for laboratory management (budget, purchasing, policies, procedures, equipment, etc.); f) Coordinate with the supervisor for technologist training and competency; g) Provide instruction for residents, fellows, medical and medical technology students; h) Serve on appropriate committees, panels and education programs; i) Eligible to obtain or maintain Certification of Qualification in Cytogenetics or Genetic Testing (limited to Molecular) and other permit categories for the New York State Department of Health; j) Maintain laboratory accreditation for DNV, NYS DOH, CALGB, and COG; k) Review quality control, survey and inspection data; l) If credentialed in molecular testing, assume similar responsibilities for the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory in the absence of its director.

The candidate should have a MD, DO or PhD in genetics, molecular biology or related field, certification or eligibility for certification in Clinical Cytogenetics and Genetic Testing (limited to Molecular) and Oncology (Molecular and Cellular Tumor Markers) by the New York State Department of Health, which requires a minimum of 4 years of clinical laboratory experience, including 2 years of experience in clinical cytogenetics. Board certification in Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics (ABMGG or comparable board) is preferred. Candidates may be considered at a different title and salary based on qualifications. Compensation and rank will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and qualifications. Physician candidates should be qualified for an unrestricted medical license in the State of New York.

SUNY Upstate Medical University provides educational and medical services in Syracuse and surrounding Upstate New York areas. The medical campus features the University Hospital, a 700-bed, two-campus teaching and research hospital with numerous specialty departments and clinics, including Level I trauma, burn care, cancer treatment, AIDS care, diabetes treatment, neurosurgery, and pediatric centers. It also conducts community health outreach programs. As part of the State University of New York (SUNY), the medical complex also comprises four professional colleges (Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, and Graduate Studies), an extensive Health Sciences Library, and clinical research facilities. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at State University of New York Upstate Medical University Hospital is a comprehensive diagnostic laboratory committed to excellence in patient care, education and research. We have talented and dedicated academic and clinical staff that provides exceptional services and education to both our patients and students.

Please send a copy of curriculum-vitae plus names/addresses of 3 references to the attention of:

Paul F. Shanley, M.D.

Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs

Department of Pathology

SUNY Upstate Medical University

750 E Adams Street

Syracuse, NY 13210

Tel: (315) 464-7171

Email: shanleyp@upstate.edu

Upstate Medical University is an equal opportunity State University of New York Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

Joseph Rudolf