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Associate Driector of Genetics

Founded in 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute is the largest independent medical oncology/hematology practice in the United States. With over 200 physicians, based in 100+ locations across Florida, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care in community-based settings close to home.

  • Our 3000+ team members enjoy:
  • Work/Life balance – many locations have no weekend and/or night shift hours
  • Competitive compensation
    • Comprehensive benefits package including:
    • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Holiday pay
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • CEU hours
    • 401(k) with company match 

Our Central Lab in Ft. Myers is searching for an Associate Director of Genetics to join our team!

Job Description

Responsibilites include but not limited to the following:

Develops Sytandard Operating Procedure (SOP) in the Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics Laboratories and ensures adherance to the SOPs.

Evaluates areas in which the quality of service can be improved.

Ensures that testing systems developed for molecular genetic analyses performed in the lab provide quality laboratory services for all aspects of test performance, which include pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing.

Assists Lab Director in reviewing all cytogenetic and molecular results.

Oversees daily activities of department to maximize utilization of resources.


Education:  Doctorate Degree in Biological Science, including Human Genetics, Biochemistry, or Clinical Laboratory Science from an accredited institution.

Experience:  Minimum two years of training in laboratory genetics, including cytogenetics and molecular genetics.

Certifications:  Certification by the State of Florida Division of Health as a Clinical Laboratory Director

Certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics or in a Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (LGG)


Valid State Driver's License for travel to satellite office and offsite meetings. 

Compliance with the company Driver Safety Operations and Motor Vehicle Records Check Policy is required.


Associate Driector of Genetics

Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute
Fort Myers, FL
Full Time
Early Career (2+ yrs experience)

Published on 03/06/2020