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.