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Sample Processor I - Procurement

GenomeDx Biosciences is a dynamic entrepreneurial startup molecular diagnostics company focused on cancer genomics. Whether on the phone with patients, or in the cloud with big data, our innovators are working hard to give back to the patient what cancer takes away: information for life.

Our team is constantly learning from each other, from patients, and from urologic oncology professionals in world-renowned cancer institutions. We work in multi-disciplinary, collaborative project teams that enable us to respond effectively to an evolving, growing, data-driven environment.

We are currently seeking a dynamic Sample Processor I who will work as part of a team for external and internal parties including health care professionals, cancer patients, and field-based sales representatives to join the team in San Diego. 

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The Sample Processer’s primary responsibility is to provide front-line support in the procurement of record of loan (ROL) material and manage chain-of-custody of orders received.  This individual must support the GenomeDx internal and external customers, including the Chief Commercialization Officer, VP of Sales, VP of Marketing, Sales Team, Operations Team and Medical Staff in the routine functions to ensure client satisfaction and appropriate records and materials management are consistently maintained.  This individual must work with staff to employ a team approach.  Manages patient orders and oversees special projects assigned by supervisor.

If you think you have what it takes to be part of an elite group of entrepreneurial innovators we invite you to consider joining the GenomeDx team.

What you are great at doing:

  • Sample management: data entry of information into various LIS and ensuring sample processing is completed to meet turnaround time/deadlines
  • Ensuring that chain of custody is upheld and that samples are processed and returned in a timely manner
  • Performing QC of all related patient information, and record discrepancies and communicating errors
  • Handling all aspects of procuring material for testing
  • Communicating directly with procurement facilities
  • Documenting procurement requests, issues, updates and follow-up communication into LIS
  • Tracking procurement turn-around-times
  • Coordinating business agreements with procurement facility
  • Processing procurement facility invoices
  • Managing chain-of-custody of all ROL material
  • Communicating status updates or issues with sales team
  • Providing management team daily status reports
  • Ensuring all work is performed in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations and participating in all regulatory inspections
  • Independently handle routine transactions, making decisions and resolving routine problems by working directly with sales reps, medical team, operations team and clients.
  • Performing all other assigned duties as directed by supervisor

What you need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably
  • 2 years’ experience laboratory or laboratory administration experience 

What you will bring to the team:

  • Enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Demonstrated self-starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to navigate efficiently through, or have familiarity with, various laboratory information systems (LIS) and have proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint)


  • Type 40-50 words a minutes
  • Ability to lift ≤ 20 lb 
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