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Are you passionate about improving people’s lives through advanced molecular diagnostic and prognostic tools that support the diagnosis and treatment of cancer? PhenoPath offers an exciting, challenging and personally rewarding work environment using cutting-edge technology in the fields of diagnostic pathology, molecular laboratory testing and contract research services.

At PhenoPath, we help you achieve your potential no matter what role you play. We reward and celebrate excellence and offer career development that enables achievement in areas of research, laboratory operations, finance and administration, sales and marketing, human resources and more. We give you the chance to realize your passion for career growth and opportunity.

As a professional at PhenoPath, you will be part of a team that values and is committed to:

  1. Growth through continuous learning and academic excellence
  2. Rewards for performance and initiative through competitive compensation that is aligned with business success
  3. Diversity in the work place
  4. Delivering diagnoses our pathology and oncology customers can count on
  5. The success of our customers

Current Openings
If you would like to learn more about joining the PhenoPath team, follow the links listed below that describe positions currently available at PhenoPath.

  • Pathologist

    PhenoPath Laboratories, PLLC, is recruiting a full-time PATHOLOGIST with expertise in solid tumor pathology and interest in, and experience with, diagnostic immunohistochemistry (IHC). 

     

    BASIC FUNCTION: 

    Participate in sign-out of clinical consultative pathology cases, interpretation of directed laboratory testing, and evaluation of material associated with contract research activities. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a leadership role in the IHC laboratory with oversight of laboratory operations, new antibody validations, and staff management. Other duties include participation in: PhenoPath committees, such as Quality Management, Compliance, Competency Assessment Steering Committee, etc.; review and development of PhenoPath informational/marketing materials; presentations to staff and PhenoPath clients; and preparation of data for manuscript submissions and presentation at national meetings. 

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: 

    • Expertise in solid tumor pathology 
    • Interest in, and experience with, diagnostic immunohistochemistry (IHC) 

     

    Required Skills and Experience: 

    • Comprehensive working knowledge of immunohistochemical techniques with at least 5 years of clinical sign-out responsibility in solid tumor pathology 
    • Board certification in anatomic pathology 

     

    Preferred Skills and Experience: 

    • Proficiency with fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) techniques 
    • Experience with manuscript preparation 
    • Prior experience overseeing a clinical immunohistochemistry laboratory 

     

    Education: 

    • MD or DO degree 
    • Board certification in anatomic pathology 

     

    To Apply Click Here

  • Sr. Project Manager, CRO

    Posted: November 3, 2017

     

    BASIC FUNCTION

    To manage assigned projects within Contract Research. Duties include but are not limited to: the coordination and monitoring of clinical testing, quality assurance procedures, test development, staff scheduling and training for individual project requirements, safety, and ensuring deliverables are met within scope, time, and budget.

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

    Supervise and, manage clinical trial and research projects for clients; serve as a point of escalation for project level issues, while ensuring consistency of delivery on a global level; may participate in business development process as required.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Coordinate with the CRO Clinical Trial Project Management team to ensure timely delivery of projects
      • Act as a resource for CRO staff for project information.
        • Provide project-specific training as required.
        • Provide technical expertise, and be available to the staff for questions.
        • Troubleshoot processes, and procedures.
      • Write, review, and revise procedures, forms, and other documents.
      • Monitor, ensure quality, and initiate/recommend process improvement projects related to CRO Project Management.
      • Be able to perform the duties of a Project Manager as needed
    • Act as the central point of contact for client throughout the project lifecycle.
    • Focus on meeting project commitments. Ensure the development and maintenance of project-specific tracking systems to enable proper study management and monitoring activities.
    • Provide routine status reports and updates regarding the progress of projects.
    • Serve as a liaison between clients and internal team to ensure project specific information and ongoing updates are proactively communicated.
    • Manage the anticipated change orders and/or budget adjustments.
    • Lead in the identification and resolution of service level issues, as well as the proactive development of contingency plans to mitigate laboratory risk.
    • Lead problem solving and resolution efforts in a timely, customer-focused manner.
    • Ensure lessons learned are considered, shared and improvements are included in the proposal design process.
    • Perform technical review at project initiation and provide input into project proposals, as well as contribute to discussions regarding budget implications and changes.
    • Collaborate with other functional groups within the company where needed to support milestone achievement and to manage study all issues and obstacles.
    • Contribute to the writing of protocol-specific laboratory instruction manuals / participate in the preparation and maintenance of the laboratory specifications document for each assigned protocol.
    • As required, prepare and present study specific materials and services in the proposal process or at implementation meetings.
    • Participate in external and internal audits
    • Manage the RFI process by coordinating other departmental resources and ensuring all responses are delivered on time
    • Mentor or provide day-to-day guidance to junior staff, assist in training and development of staff to manage projects for specific clients or projects.
    • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis

     

    Required Skills/Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Life Sciences, or a related science
    • In-depth knowledge of clinical trials in Contract Research Organization (CRO) and/or (bio)pharmaceutical settings
    • 3-5 years of managerial experience with demonstrated supervisory responsibilities.
    • 3-5 years of demonstrated Project Management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
    • Possess strong interpersonal skills for effective interactions with all levels of the organization and with clients.
    • Excellent organizational and operational skills with high accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • 3 or more years of experience in clinical or research laboratory with demonstrated mentorship or supervisory responsibilities.
    • Active PMP certification, or exam date scheduled

     

    Preferred Skills:

    • 5 or more years of demonstrated Project Management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
    • 5 or more years of experience in a clinical or research laboratory with demonstrated mentorship responsibilities.
    • Demonstrated technical experience with IHC methodology and understanding of clinical research terminology

     

    To Apply: Click Here

  • Clinical Data Coordinator, CRO

    BASIC FUNCTION

    The Clinical Data Coordinator ensures consistent data and documentation handling and quality. Ensures efficient, thorough, and timely transmission of data and study results to and from internal and external clients. Plans, organizes, manages, and participates in data files setup, and accumulation and transfer of data supporting clinical trials, research studies, and in-house projects.

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

    Perform quality control on all aspects of the study including all study documentation, query generation and integration, and discrepancy management to ensure that internal and client quality standards are achieved. Ensures proactive communication with other team members. Maintain rigorous and accurate study data and client communications. Use querying languages to extract data and demographic information to prepare ad hoc reports. Work collaboratively, apply quality assurance processes and procedures, and follow customer service and project data maintenance protocols.

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Ensure that high quality standards for data and documentation management are achieved
    • Ensure that associated documentation is consistent across studies
    • Perform reconciliation of data
    • Facilitate conveyance of clinical trials and research studies data to clients
    • Establish data specifications, schedule for data transfer, and concurrently schedule project closeout procedures
    • Review client/sponsor electronic data transmission specifications. Consult with client/sponsor data management staff on critical data needs, timelines, modifications, and special requests. Review and document development steps
    • Consult with internal and client programming staff during clinical trial startup to ensure, that information systems are setup with proper data fields, querying, and reporting
    • Oversee and set up studies by identifying and populating data field and tables that produce reports required by clients. Participate in in-house and client-based testing of data transmission programs to ensure conformance to specifications
    • Troubleshoot and resolve data storage, retrieval, and communications problems
    • Facilitate in-house data reviews by generating ad hoc queries and extracting data contained in databases and importing to spreadsheet formats
    • Maintain data management tracking tools
    • Attend study initiation (‘kick-off’) meetings
    • Ensure that client satisfaction is achieved through on-time delivery of quality data. Address client comments with the study team.
    • Collaborate with other team members to ensure consistent cohesive data handling and quality.
    • Attend internal audits as appropriate and resolve all issues within an appropriate timeframe.

     

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite applications, specifically Excel
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work within teams from multiple departments
    • In-depth knowledge of laboratory and other information systems used in the research or medical fields sufficient to set up files, input data, store, retrieve and transmit information to and from external clients
    • Understanding of FDA 21 CFR 21 Part 11
    • Knowledge of and skilled at using database applications for record creation, querying, and documentation
    • High attention to detail
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize workflow on a daily basis

     

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Specialized knowledge of data and documentation requirements for clinical trials in Contract Research Organization (CRO) settings
    • In-depth knowledge of medical documentation, filing, and quality assurance requirements

     

    Education:

    • The position requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as information technology, math, economics, or science, and 1-3 years of experience in document and data management environments.

     

    To Apply: Click Here

  • Assistant Clinical Trials Coordinator

    Basic Function

    Assist Contract Research in all responsibilities related to specimen handling for clinical trials and research projects. This requires an awareness of various ongoing projects at PhenoPath and their different requirements. This position will handle the majority of the day-to-day duties related to the specimen receipt, handling, routing, and shipping.

     

    Distinguishing Characteristics

    Perform accessioning and tracking study specimens; shipping, correspondence with client(s) and sign out with pathologist(s). Prepare and maintain specimen trackers.

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    Contract Research Clinical Trials and R&D Projects Duties:

    • Assist the Project Manager in study management duties
      • Assist in preparing study related documents and SOPs
      • Provide specimen management support including accessioning specimens, correspondence with Sponsor and/or investigator to resolve questions and discrepancies.
      • Maintain specimen tracker and other specimen records.
      • Create and maintain study specific inventory documentation.
      • Route samples for testing, communicating with the clinical and research bench technologists to assure timely completion of studies.
      • Troubleshoot and ensure proper and timely return of specimens from other departments to CRO for sign out.
      • Assist with maintenance of specimens upon return to CRO and appropriately file according to project and specimen type.
      • Sign out cases with pathologists, transcribe data, report in study compliant way.
      • Locate and retrieve specimens in response to investigator requests.
      • Manage return shipments.
      • Archive closed project paperwork and specimens upon request from client or project managers according to testing protocol or SOW.
      • Assist with the preparation of completed study reports for Clinical Trials and R&D projects.
      • Assist Data Coordinator and/or Project Management with data entry and/or auditing of data in a manner compliant with DTA of study.
      • Document all projects at an appropriate level.
    • Participate in meetings, trainings, committees, and teleconferences as needed.

     

    Safety, Security, and Waste Handling

    • Follow all company laboratory hazardous waste practices and safety protocols

     

    Participate in GCP/GLP Projects, as required, in compliance with Testing Protocol and regulatory requirements

    • Attend all required training.
    • Support the preparation for site QA audits and assist in the follow up on audit recommendations.

     

    Other Duties

    • Attend all mandatory training sessions.
    • Participate in department meetings.
    • Observe and model safe work practice.

     

    Required Skills/Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in science, or equivalent laboratory work experience
    • High attention to detail
    • Proficient in MS Excel

     

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or a related science
    • Minimum two years of experience in a laboratory or CRO
    • Prior biological specimen handling experience

     

    To Apply: Click Here

  • Laboratory Assistant - Clinical / CRO

    Basic Function

    This is a support position and duties vary from day-to-day based on the needs of the laboratory.

     

    Distinguishing Characteristics

    Under direct or general supervision, perform routine clinical laboratory work per SOP, such as reagent preparation, specimen data entry, equipment maintenance, and waste handling.

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    Perform duties in support of anatomic pathology laboratory work. Typical work may include:

    • Laboratory Duties
      • Reagent Preparation
        • Understands hazardous chemical labeling and handling requirements.
        • Make reagents.
        • Maintaining documentation.
        • Assist in maintaining chemical stocks.
      • Receive Laboratory Supplies
        • Receive and put away laboratory supply shipments
        • Log CRO materials received in appropriate database/trackers
        • Match items to kanban “red cards”
        • Deliver packing slips to Finance department
      • Equipment Maintenance
        • Clean and maintain equipment (Autostainer, coverslip, pH meter, etc.).
        • Supply IHC stainers with reagents and dispose of stainer waste.
        • Perform PM on equipment as directed by lead/supervisor.
      • Dishwashing/Housekeeping
        • Wash dishes (manually or with dishwasher).
        • Maintain glassware supply.
        • Maintain and clean dishwashing room, fume hoods, laboratory sinks, laboratory counters, etc.
      • Waste Management
        • Collect biohazard waste, including sharps.
        • Collect flammable waste for recycling and/or disposal.
        • Recycle alcohols and xylene as directed by lead or supervisor.
        • Neutralize and dispose of DAB waste.
        • Neutralize formalin waste.
    • Administrative Duties
      • Label slides as directed for CRO batch shipments
      • Image slides as directed by CRO project manager/lab supervisor
      • File and organize project slides and folders
      • File and organize control tissue library
      • Assist pathologist evaluations of IHC slides as scribe
      • Complete requested data entry for projects
      • Perform inventory reconciliation as requested
      • Backup Filemaker Pro records to new database
      • Assist in archiving Clinical Trial projects
      • Assist in the disposition of historical study materials
      • Maintain daily/weekly/monthly PM and QC records as requested
    • Quality Control
      • Assist with QA/QI/QC projects as directed.
      • Perform Monthly Equipment PM chart completion checks
      • Participate in the calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment. Keep thorough documentation, and notify lead/supervisor of unusual situations or problems.
    • Safety, Security, and Waste Handling
      • Follow good laboratory practices and safe protocols.
      • Coordinate efforts with the safety officer in ensuring a safe working environment.
      • Follow the security procedures for PhenoPath Laboratories.
    • Compliance
      • Coordinate efforts with Compliance Committee in ensuring compliance to applicable laws, regulations, and regulatory requirements.
    • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis.

     

    Required Skills and Experience

    • Computer skills: database entry, excel, access, etc.
    • Associates degree in Laboratory Science, or one year of experience in lab environment with regard to preparatory duties.

     

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • B.S. in laboratory science, or related field.

     

    APPLY HERE: Click Here

     

    Please no phone calls regarding this position from candidates or recruiters

  • Proposal Manager, CRO

    BASIC FUNCTION

    The Proposal Manager develops and maintains project proposals, plans and scope of work documents for effective coordination and communication with clients, and PhenoPath laboratory staff and management; provides PhenoPath clients and management team with project reports.

     

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

    The Proposal Manager manages all aspects of contract research projects proposals including discussing work requirements with clients, preparation of the Scope of Work documents and study plans, and developing cost estimations quotation. The Proposal Manager works collaboratively with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders which includes clients’ investigators, scientists and project managers, and PhenoPath pathologists, project managers, business development and sales and marketing, laboratory staff and other experienced team members to ensure that proposals are accurate and in accordance with the client’s requirements.

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Lead the proposal writing process
    • Prepare the Statement of Work (SOW) documents for clients and/or internal study plans
    • Develop and maintain systems for effective communication within the company to ensure projects/studies contracts are prepared efficiently and accurately
    • Ensure that client satisfaction is achieved through on-time delivery of the proposals. Address client comments with the CRO team
    • Contribute in the writing of the protocol-specific laboratory manuals, study reports, and SOPs
    • Create training materials and protocol specific documents for investigators and internal staff
    • Contribute in the technical writing to support marketing efforts
    • Maintaining study status in CRO database
    • Interface with CRO management, project management, data management, laboratory, sales and marketing personnel
    • Assist the CRO management and project management to ensure appropriate communication channels with the Sponsors and Investigators are maintained
    • Update project status to CRO manager
    • Assure new clinical test validations are completed and documented prior to specimen receipt and reporting for specific project
    • Attend study initiation (“kick-off”) meetings
    • Participate in internal quality assurance unit

     

    Required Skills/Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Life Sciences, or a related science
    • In-depth knowledge of clinical trials in Contract Research Organization (CRO) and/or (bio)pharmaceutical settings
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Excellent ability in planning research projects
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills for effective interactions with all levels of the company and with clients
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a dedication to accuracy and attention to detail
    • Proficient with MS Office suite

     

    Preferred Skills:

    • MT, HTL, or QIHC Certifications
    • Demonstrated Project Management skills

     

    To Apply: Click Here

     

    Please no phone calls regarding this position from candidates or recruiters

  • Administrative Assistant

    Basic Function

    Provide administrative support as directed by Executive Assistant

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    Corporate Administration Support:

    • Take direction from Executive Assistant and support corporate projects
    • Assist Executive Assistant with set-up for special events, functions, lectures, and meetings as required
    • Manage projects and track using spreadsheets as assigned (1. Pivot Tables 2. V-Look-up 3. Formulas)
      • Manage CME (Continuing Medical Education) documentation on behalf of professional medical staff and track using Excel
      • Manage medical and state licensing on behalf of professional medical staff and track using Excel
      • Manage professional memberships on behalf of professional medical staff and track using Excel
      • Ensure renewal deadlines are met for Business, Laboratory, and state medical licensing, in various states, on behalf of PhenoPath
      • Manage medical journal renewals and track using Excel
    • Create PowerPoint Presentations
    • Assist in processing contracts as required and upload to Alfresco then file hard copies
    • Complete registrations (online and hard copy) for professional medical staff to attend conferences and trade shows
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and ensure completion within required deadlines
    • Complete tasks in a timely and proficient manner and provide suggestions to streamline processes and procedures
    • Cover for the Executive Assistant when out of office; including but not limited to:
      • Manage calendars and schedule meetings for the CEO and professional medical staff
      • Arrange travel for CEO and professional medical staff as necessary
      • Prepare expense reports as necessary
      • Assist CEO and professional medical staff with requests
      • Maintain strict confidentiality
    • Attend required/mandatory training (annually) as an employee of PhenoPath and adhere to policy’s, SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures), and best practices at all times
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Sales Team Support:

    • Oversee the process and follow through on documentation requirements for sales agreements/contracts, proposals, fee schedules
    • Update fee schedules, including state-specific Medicare fee schedules as requested
    • Assist sales team with utilization analysis, test crosswalk, price estimates
    • Responsible for scheduling and coordinating sales events, including sales/customer presentations, meetings, contests, exhibits, and training programs
    • Collect information and prepare agendas for the regular sales meetings and assist in scheduling training for the Sales team
    • Responsible for creating and conducting annual client satisfaction survey and prepare reports analyzing results
    • Support sales
      • lead generation projects
      • outbound push marketing campaigns
    • Perform other sales support duties including:
      • Update and maintain sales databases (mailing addresses and email)
      • Maintain and distribute marketing supplies
      • Coordinate new sales team member orientation
      • Maintain standard PhenoPath requisition forms and create customized client requisition forms

     

    Required Skills/Experience

    • Congenial and professional behavior
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Typing speed of >50 wpm
    • Attention to detail
    • Communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Adaptable to change

     

    Preferred Skills

    • Familiarity with MAC operating system
    • One or more years of experience supporting a Sales department
    • One or more years of experience in an administrative setting, preferably in an anatomic pathology laboratory

     

    To Apply: Click Here

     

    Please no phone calls regarding this position from candidates or recruiters

PhenoPath accepts resumes for Medical Technologists and Histotechnologists on an ongoing basis.

If you are interested in employment at PhenoPath, please submit a cover letter and detailed resume to:

Human Resources Department
PhenoPath PLLC
551 North 34th Street, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98103
Fax: 206.374.9009
Email: jobs@phenopath.com

Benefits 
PhenoPath offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance options (PhenoPath contributes to the premiums for employee, spouse and dependents)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a counseling and referral service, provided by PhenoPath
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance coverage provided by PhenoPath
  • Additional voluntary term life and AD&D insurance coverage options
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage provided by PhenoPath
  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal leave and six holidays
  • 401k retirement savings plan (PhenoPath provides an employer match on employee contributions; employees are 100% vested in their contributions and matching contributions from PhenoPath)
  • Free on-site parking or alternative commuter bonus subsidy to offset public transportation costs

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Equal Opportunity Employer
PhenoPath is an equal opportunity employer. We endeavor to attract and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diversity of the communities in which we live.

Vendor / Recruiter Policy
PhenoPath does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing vendors, nor does PhenoPath pay fees to such vendors. Please do not contact or solicit hiring personnel regarding these matters.

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