Search Underway for Senior Director of Bioinformatics
Posted on 06-25-2021
Kirby Partners has started a new executive search for a healthcare management job, a Senior Director of Bioinformatics at Rady Children’s Hospital. The national search is being led by Steve Bennett.
Rady Children’s Hospital leads the field of pediatric genomics, one of the most innovative forces in healthcare today. The Senior Director of Bioinformatics will play a key leadership role as Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) embarks on their vision for the next 5-10 years sequencing genomes of rare diseases.
Rady Children’s is a major pediatric clinical research center, with more than 770 active research studies underway, including more than 170 active clinical trials.
In addition, Rady Children’s Hospital is:
- The largest children’s hospital in California (based on admissions)
- The only hospital in the San Diego area dedicated exclusively to pediatric healthcare
- The region’s only designated pediatric trauma center
- Provider of care to 91 percent of the region’s children
Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine is a non-profit research organization embedded within Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. The Institute assembles a team of world-class scientists, researchers, and clinicians who focus their talents on preventing, diagnosing, treating, and curing childhood disease through genomics and systems medicine research.
Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine is accelerating the pace of discovery and building the evidence base to advance delivery of Rapid Precision Medicine™ as the standard-of-care for children with genetic diseases.
They are best known for their ability to perform rapid whole genome sequencing among critically ill patients who have underlying rare genetic disorders. In 5 years they have grown from implementing rapid whole genome sequence for critically ill infants and children in one hospital (RCHSD) to 70 hospitals throughout the US and Canada.
The Senior Director will not only grow their team but also grow RCIGM’s premier status in the hottest area of genomics.
Successful candidates for the Senior Director of Bioinformatics position will need to have a Master’s degree with five or more years of experience providing BI leadership in the field of genomic medicine.
Interested candidates can learn more and apply here.
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