Intermountain Healthcare Associate Scientist - Precision Genomics Dixie Regional - Full time in St George, Utah

Job ID:218976
Greater St. George & Cedar City area
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About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

About Intermountain Healthcare

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

About Intermountain Precision Genomics

Working at the forefront of medical science and technology, Intermountain Precision Genomics , based in St George, UT, leverages the power of next-generation sequencing and state-of-the-art genomic techniques in translational research and clinical testing to enable precision medicine in cancer and other diseases.

We are a team of scientists, physicians and technicians working under visionary leadership and fueled by a passion to deliver on the promise of personalized treatments to improve patient’s lives.

We are hiring motivated individuals looking for an engaging, dynamic work environment. Ideal candidates believe they can make a difference with their talents and expertise, working collaboratively in our team to push the boundaries of medical science.

Our group is located in St. George, UT. A beautiful community nested in the red Sandstone Mountains of southern Utah. The gateway to some of the best National Parks in the country, with affordable cost of leaving, mild winters and proximity to Las Vegas.

Job Description

Intermountain Precision Genomics provides a great culture to work and grow. This role will serve as a key member ofClinical Development Team. Associate Scientist will work closely withClinical Development Teamand senior scientist. This position will support the whole assay development cycle, including new genomics assay design, development, validation and execution. May participate in new method/technology development. Support projects from other departments, including translational research, immunology and clinical research. There will be many opportunities to collaborate and work with other scientific and clinical lab staff.

Essential Job Duties

  • 1. Supports/works with Staff and Senior Scientists to design study protocols, build and maintain study samples, and disseminate information about the project to appropriate stakeholders. Contribute in research and other activities as assigned.
  • 2. Demonstrates knowledge of quality improvement principles, theory, study design, and/or statistical modeling to evaluate research activity across theClinical Development Teamprograms and processes in an effort to identify opportunities for improving the delivery of health care services.
  • 3. Coordinates research & data analysis, outcome collection and clinical translation of research to both central and regional leadership.
  • 4. Demonstrates solid understanding of project management including development, support, installation, resource allocation, life cycle planning, cost tracking, and project risk assessment.

Posting Specifics

  • Full time exempt position - 40 hours per week.
  • Benefits Eligible

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in a relevant field of research/scientific area of study such as Molecular Biology, Genetics/Genomics, Pharmacology or Immunology from an accredited institution (degree will be verified).
  • Two years of experience in a healthcare/academic/industry research setting.
  • Experience working in a clinical or scientific setting handling human or animal samples.
  • Experience using statistical research methods and their use in outcomes data reporting.
  • Experience writing relevant documents, including manuscripts and seminar presentations.
  • Flexibility to travel to various locations.

Physical Requirements

  • Interact with others requiring the employee to communicate information.
  • Operate computers and other IT equipment requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
  • See and read computer monitors and documents.
  • Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.

Preferred Requirements

  • Ph.D. in a relevant field.
  • Proficiency with MS project and database applications/tools.
  • Experience in writing and publishing in peer reviewed journals.
  • Experience in study coordination and collaboration. Familiarity with statistical and informatics/bioinformatics analysis tools.
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques, cell culture and in assay designing for genomics.
  • Experience working within a hospital clinical area and/or an understanding of workflows and hospital processes.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment -“ Intermountain Healthcare prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, disability and/or genetic information.”

Additional Details:

Working Hours 40

Primary Work Location Dixie Regional MC

Expertise Research / Specialty Services / Education

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-St George