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We are always looking for people that share our passion for providing the highest quality care. Browse through current opportunities to join our team.   

At the Greenwood Genetic Center, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace composed of individuals from all walks of life who share our passion for providing the highest quality care.

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The Greenwood Genetic Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Summary:

The Greenwood Genetic Center has an immediate opening for a Software Developer (remote work eligible) who will play a key role in advancing efforts to modernize the different aspects of delivering high patient quality. This position will work across all GGC divisions implementing new digital processes & automating existing business processes. This will cover all aspects of software development including gathering user requirements, solution design, implementation, validation, release and maintenance.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Duties/Responsibilities:

  •  Enables automation of organizational workflow tasks.
  •  Creates user reports from existing databases.
  •  Develops digital process for data processing.
  • Enables integration of third party application to existing software applications.
  • Collects information on project specifications, performance requirements, and known capabilities and limitations.
  •  Designs applications and systems to meet the project requirements, collaborating with IT and existing staff as needed.
  • Trains, or provides training documentation to, users on new or modified applications.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficiency in one or more programming language is required
  • Thorough understanding of computing principles and procedures.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to write computer programs for various purposes.
  •  Ability to analyze and address needs of users.
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Technology or related field with and emphasis in programming is required.
  •  Experience with software development, database design and interface creation is essential.
  •  A minimum of one year of professional experience is desired
  • An understanding of healthcare processes is preferred, but not required for this position

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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A Staff Scientist position in Functional Genomics is available in the highly collaborative Research Division at the Greenwood Genetic Center. This scientist will be responsible for the design and execution of functional studies on new genetic variants identified within the GGC patient population using cultured cells and zebrafish, and help meet the growing demand for functional testing of different variants of uncertain clinical significance that arise from genome sequencing and other diagnostic testing.

A Ph.D. degree in a biological science major, a minimum of 2 years postdoctoral experience, and a proven research track record in genetics, biochemistry, cell biology and/or molecular biology are required. Knowledge of mammalian cell culture, good communication skills, the ability to work independently and effectively troubleshoot experiments are necessary. Prior experience using zebrafish as a model system is a plus.

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Job Description:

This is a full-time faculty position in the Research Division at GGC, with primary responsibilities in independent research and functional analysis of genetic variants identified in our patient population. Outstanding opportunities exist for collaboration with basic, translational and clinical investigators. Successful candidates will have track records of creativity and productivity, a desire to integrate into our exciting, collaborative, and growing community of researchers, and a dedication to contribute to our values of diversity and openness. They will be expected to mount a productive and innovative research program, to obtain outside funding, and to participate actively in graduate and post-graduate teaching, training and mentorship. The specific areas of research interests we are seeking to recruit are: 1) transcriptional regulation; 2) RNA biology and human disorders involving RNA-related genes; 3) chromatin remodeling and epigenetics; 4) neurobiology and the mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders.

Requirements:

Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience, certifications, licenses, etc.):

  • PhD in Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular/Developmental Biology, or relevant biological field from a college or university of recognized standing
  • Experience in modern genetics, bioinformatics and molecular biology techniques
  • Must have demonstrated scholarly achievement with a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to obtain extramural funding
  • Experience or expertise with zebrafish as a model organism is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of a robust, externally-supported research program
  • Ability to perform functional studies on genetic variants within their area of expertise
  • Participate in professional organizations and in internal case conferences and committees
  • Advise trainees and provide career guidance
  • Support and foster interdisciplinary efforts between GGC divisions, and between the GGC and the Clemson Center for Human Genetics

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Job Summary:

The responsibilities of the position will include evaluating patients with genetic diseases and disorders, to include appropriate management of rare disorders,
genetic testing, risk assessment of individuals, and genetic counseling of family members. The position will involve the implementation and development
of e-consult and e-visit requests, including helping to identify workflow processes and best practices.

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • May supervise or direct the work of other geneticists, genetic counselors, genetic assistants, physician assistants, dieticians, psychologists, and
    other clinical and non-clinical direct care support personnel.
  • May instruct genetic counseling students, medical students, residents, graduate students, or others in methods or procedures for diagnosis and management
    of genetic disorders.
  • May be required to educate and coach fellow Clinical Geneticists on e-consult and e-visit practices.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Gather data and evaluate medical histories of patients and their families.
  • Collect samples for diagnostic and research testing from patients and family members.
  • Review laboratory results and provide interpretation to patients and families.
  • Manage the collection of relevant data regarding patient histories.
  • Coordinate with genetic counselors to prescribe a plan of treatment for patients with genetic disorders and conditions.
  • Collaborate with other physicians, providers, lab directors and researchers to determine the specific genetic tests that need to be performed on a
    patient.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of research, methodology, processes, procedures and test results.
  • Document results of clinical trials and research studies in scientific journals and present findings at medical conferences.
  • Collaborate and participate in educational activities of the Center including journal club; attend educational conferences.
  • Read scientific literature relating to genetics to stay up-to-date on discoveries and developments in the field.
  • Work to improve existing techniques in genetic research and treatment of patients.
  • Strive to enhance and improve treatments for individuals with genetic diseases and disorders.
  • Develop and grow processes to evaluate patients via e-consults and e-visits.
  • Participate in on-call system with other clinical providers.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures generally obtained from the completion of medical school.
  • Knowledge of genetics and data collection techniques.
  • Possession of a strong patient focus with the ability to communicate effectively in lay terms.
  • Ability to instruct and supervise junior staff and peers.
  • Proficient and comfortable with virtual, on-line communication mediums.

Education and Experience:

  • A Medical Doctorate and background in human/medical genetics required.
  • Qualified for licensure in South Carolina.
  • Board certified/eligible in Clinical Genetics and/or Medical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • May require prolonged periods of standing or walking.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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