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Medical Director - Atlanta



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

At Tempus, we believe that the treatment of cancer lies in the deep understanding of molecular activity for disease initiation, progression, and efficacious treatment based on the detection of unique biomarkers. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

Our laboratory based in Atlanta, GA, provides genomic research and clinical testing services for biotech, pharma, hospitals, labs, academic and government institutions. We are hiring an experienced Medical Director to join our executive team and ensure our lab is operating at the highest medical standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, organizing, and directing the clinical laboratory department, including molecular testing and IHC
  • Provide cross-functional leadership and medical subject matter expertise
  • Ensure that services are of the highest quality, are cost contained, are medically useful and accurate, and are carried out in an expeditious manner
  • Participate in all relevant managerial decisions and guide the operations of the laboratory ranging from the selection of staff, choice of methods, purchase of equipment, quality assurance, quality control and safety
  • Ensure regulatory compliance (CLIA/CAP, NYSDOH)
  • Ensure all QC and SOPs are routinely developed, evaluated and up to date
  • Responsible for molecular clinical report review and signout, and pathology slide review
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team focused on answering key medical questions


  • MD, eligible for Georgia medical license
  • Board-certified in Anatomic Pathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology
  • Hold or be eligible to hold a NYS CoQ license in genetic testing
  • Significant experience in establishing and/or maintaining CAP/CLIA laboratories
  • Clinical experience with next generation sequencing
  • Excellent managerial, organizational, reporting and communication skills


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.