MPLN offers employment opportunities in diagnostics (molecular, cytogenetics, flow cytometry, anatomic pathology) research and clinical trials, business development, sales, marketing, client services and operations. Located in the foothills of the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains, the laboratory is 20 minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee and offers a flexible benefit package that includes a 401k plan, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as short and long term disability options.

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Human Resources
Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network
250 E Broadway
Maryville, TN 37804

Current Positions

Medical Laboratory Scientist

A full time day shift position is available for a Tennessee licensed medical technologist. Responsibilities include performing routine laboratory and molecular procedures consisting of, but are not limited to, performance of molecular testing and quality control procedures. Education, license or certifications requirements include a BS/BA in medical technology or related field and certification as a MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP), or MB(ASCP). Candidate must be licensed by the State of Tennessee as a medical laboratory technologist in accordance with the Tennessee Laboratory Licensing Act.

Director of Clinical Molecular and Cytogenetics

This position will be responsible for the management of technical and scientific operation within an assigned state-of-the art clinical molecular, cytogenetics, FISH and NGS department, including accurate reporting of patient results, reviewing training and competency records, and providing continuing education. Responsible for review of clinical laboratory data to provide an accurate interpretation of test results to the client.  Interact with personnel at various levels and departments as required.  Participate in testing development and work with the laboratory information system, requisitions, worksheets, data, and reports.

Technical Responsibilities
  • Oversee adherence to accepted technical procedures and policies as well as assisting in troubleshooting technical problems as necessary for assigned department
  • Review of each assigned patient file for accuracy and interpretation of data
  • Review laboratory data, compose report, review and signoff report
  • Communicate as needed with referring physicians, clients, sales and marketing representatives
  • Design and implement new tests as directed by senior leadership
Administrative Responsibilities
  • Partner with supervisory team to provide effective process management of specimens through laboratory following approved SOPs and management techniques for assigned department
  • Facilitate interdepartmental workflow through collaboration with operations, laboratory, sales and Medical Directors.
  • Oversight for QC, QA and QI as appropriate.
  • Review and sign off of training and competency records for assigned department
  • M.D. or Ph.D. in a biological, chemical, or physical science
  • Board-certified or Board-eligible in Clinical Molecular and Cytogenetics  by ABMGG and/or ABP
  • Must be qualified to obtain or have a current license in the State of TN and for all applicable state and regulatory agencies including a certificate of qualification for the state of New York.
Full Time Hematopathologist

Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc. (MPLN) is seeking an experienced, board-certified, fellowship-trained Hematopathologist to join our Tennessee pathology operations near Knoxville, TN.  MPLN performs pathology services for multiple clients, including contract research organizations.  Adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Tennessee Graduate School Of Medicine will be implemented upon hiring. Experience in flow cytometry, bone marrow interpretation, lymph node and general surgical pathology including IHC required.  Molecular pathology skills and molecular genetic board certification are desirable but not required. The qualified physician candidate must be able to obtain a license to practice as a Medical Doctor in the State of Tennessee and have the credentials to obtain a Certification of Qualification from the New York State Department of Health.  In addition to diagnostic excellence, the successful candidate will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills as he/she will collaborate with internal and external teams of laboratory professionals to provide high-level consultative pathology services (including assessment of new technologies), and will function as an integral part of our growing and dynamic company.

Located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, East Tennessee offers a superior quality of life and abundant recreational opportunities afforded by a temperate four season climate and proximity to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with abundant river and lakes system managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). With proximity to the University of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee Medical Center, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the area offers opportunities for research and technology development. The laboratory is 20 minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee and offers a flexible benefit package that includes a 401k plan, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability options as well as paid vacation and medical leave.

Part Time Human Resource Generalist

Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc. (MPLN), is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time Human Resource Generalist position.    The qualified candidate will be responsible for providing the full-scope of human resources generalist responsibilities including (but not limited to): staffing, recruiting, benefits management, workers compensation, 401k plans, providing guidance on employee relations and discipline matters; ensuring resolution of pay and benefits matters; ensuring compliance with company policies/practices as well as local, multi-state and federal laws/regulations and employment law compliance. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year University in Human Resources, Business, Healthcare or acceptable equivalent. 10 years of demonstrated leadership experience in human resources, including expertise in key areas such as recruitment, benefits, retirement plans, workers compensation, and experience dealing with highly sensitive and confidential situations. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in health and/or laboratory industries, be familiar with laboratory procedures, medical terminology, computer systems and data entry applications. The candidate must demonstrate qualities of emotional maturity, self-confidence, common sense, judgment, fairness, creativity, discretion, decisiveness, political savvy, diplomacy, tact, resiliency, adaptability, courage of convictions and tolerance for ambiguity.

The candidate must have demonstrated experience consulting and advising senior-level staff in broad areas of human resources. Candidates must demonstrate a leadership style that is strong in teamwork. The position requires excellent oral, written and presentation skills; exceptional listening skills, computer literacy; and the ability to multi-task and be self-directed. Experience in medical environment and with multi-companies is preferred.