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The Genomic Initiative Coordinator will be a key figure contributing to a hospital-wide initiative to sequence thousands of patients with rare diseases. Goals of the initiative include building a collection of sequencing data that is integrated with electronic health records and researcher registries and identifying and clinically confirming causal variants that affect the enrolled patients. The coordinator will be responsible for end-to-end project management of this initiative, coordinating with many labs’ investigators, research associates, analysts and technical teams on a regular basis.
This Genomics Initiative Coordinator will be responsible for:
Coordinating between dozens of research labs that participate in the study to ensure that enrollment, sample collection, shipping, and data return are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
Providing oversight to general data management and coordinating processes to ensure that data is properly migrated and integrated in a compliant and timely fashion.
Providing project outreach to inform various stakeholders about the progress of the initiative.
Connecting with external vendors and internal technical teams to ensure that the initiative has the proper support and that technical issues are resolved .
Reviewing genomic data.
In order to qualify you must have:
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or STEM field Bachelor’s degree, with 1-3 years of experience in human genomics
Prior operational or project management experience and knowledge of the clinical research environment
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
A positive attitude, ability to develop productive relationships with pediatric researchers and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Please visit www.childrenshospital.org/career-opportunities to apply.