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Technical Product Manager

Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary

As part of the Joint Clinical Genomics Initiative within Weill Cornell Medicine, the technical product manager will play a pivotal role to establish, implement, update, and maintain a clinical NGS LIMS system in compliance with New York State Department of Health requirements and CAP/CLIA requirements\. The position is part of a larger team that includes different IT groups and technical applications that will provide services to the Clinical Genomics Laboratory\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Manages implementation and provides training to the Clinical Genomic Lab of WCM\-NYP, related to the Laboratory Information Management System \(LIMS\) and other laboratory applications such as Copath, EPIC, tracker, dashboard and scanner\.

+ Serves as the product manager between different groups \(Laboratory staff, laboratory vendors, ITS deparment and Computational Biology personnel\)\.

+ Can provide guidance and strategy to senior leadership regarding LIS best practices for future enhancements and development\.

+ Works with the LIMS Specialist to gather end user materials \(SOPs\) related to LIMS system, required for compliance to CAP/CLIA/New York State Department of Health\.

+ Leads user acceptance testing and defines acceptance criteria for the Lab\.

+ Delivers training and implementation of all or part of the LIMS system\.

+ Responsible for developing implementation plans, reporting progress and elevating issues to leadership for assistance\.

+ Provides expert technical knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System \(LIS\) and has the ability to troubleshoot issues or problems\.

+ Works alongside LIMS specialist to oversee implementation reports, issues management and resolution process\.

+ Leads testing and other validation steps to confirm new features as part of site adoption process\.

+ Coordinates the testing and validation of the system and sub\-systems prior to delivery to the laboratory in support of final validation activities\.

+ Interacts with local lab management and project leaders to present plans and report progress\.

+ Performs other related duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor's Degree


Bachelors in Computer Science/ Processing Engineering or equivalent\. Masters Degree is highly desired\.

A minimum of 5 years related experience with emphasis in systems requirements and development in a LIS environment\.

Experience with developing comprehensive requirements specifications for complex systems/applications with a track record of successfully leading analysis efforts for large and complex projects to solve significant technology\-related problems\.

Familiar with lab systems, integration techniques, and web services with understanding and exposure specifically to LIS concepts, phases and deliverables\.

Firm grasp of system/application architecture and concepts\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills\.

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills\.

+ Ability to understand customer needs and manage expectations

+ Ability to effectively work independently and collaboratively across groups within a growing organization\.

+ Experience with common CAP/CLIA New York State laboratory terminology, processes and procedures or familiarity with other regulatory/QA guidelines\.

+ Strong technical acumen and familiarity with current NGS technologies and system architectures

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.
Posted: 2019-07-10 Expires: 2019-09-14

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