CAREERS AT BIODESIX

About Us

Founded in 2005, Biodesix discovers and commercializes cancer tests (diagnostics) that help patients and their doctors make more informed decisions about treatment based on a patient’s unique molecular profile. We’re advancing precision medicine by helping oncologists provide the right patient with the right treatment at the right time.

Unlike most cancer diagnostics, our tests require only a blood draw (instead of a biopsy, where a sample of the tumor is removed from a patient’s body) and results are available within 72 hours. Biodesix collaborates with leading researchers and builds strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to develop companion diagnostics and build our pipeline of new products.

Biodesix’ research and development activities are conducted with the highest clinical integrity, including external validation with medical experts and properly designed and controlled clinical trials. Our internal controls are designed to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local statutes and regulations relevant to providers of healthcare services.

Benefits

Medical

Biodesix is able to offer a broad range of medical plans, including high-deductible health plans, PPOs and HMOs. Medical plan options vary by state, and may also include regional carriers.

Dental and Vision

Biodesix offers optional Dental and Vision coverage.  Dental carriers offer a high and a low national dental PPO plan and also a DMO plan in many states. Vision offers a high and low vision plan nationally.  These plan options ensure that you can choose the best plan and carrier for your individual dental and vision needs. In order to select Dental and Vision insurance you must be covered under Health insurance.

Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

Biodesix offers company-paid basic life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) plans.

Group Short-Term Disability Insurance

The Company provides a policy that may replace up to 60% of your salary for qualifying disabilities, for up to a maximum benefit of 173 days.

Group Long-Term Disability Insurance

The Company provides a policy that may replace up to 60% of your salary for qualifying disabilities. A waiting period of 180 days will apply.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plans

FSAs help you pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent day care expenses on a pre-tax basis. You determine your projected expenses for the Plan Year and then elect to set aside a portion of each paycheck into your FSA

Supplemental Life Insurance

If you want extra protection for yourself and your eligible dependents, you have the option to elect supplemental life insurance.  Amounts above guaranteed issue and certain coverage increases must be approved by the insurance carrier.

Supplemental Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

AD&D covers death or dismemberment from an accident only.  Supplemental AD&D coverage ranges from $25,000 to $750,000.

Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Disability insurance plans are designed to provide income protection while you recover from a disability. This coverage not only ensures that you are able to receive some income while out on disability; it also provides absence management support that helps facilitate your return to work. Several short- and long-term disability plan options are available.

Retirement Plan

Employees may contribute into a 401(k) up to the maximum amount allowed by the Internal Revenue Code limits.  You can choose to make contributions before paying taxes and/or you can choose to make after-tax contributions through your plan’s Roth 401(k) account options.  You will be eligible the first of the month following two months of service and must be at least 21 years of age.  Your contributions are automatically 100% vested.

Employee Perks

Discounts are available for vacation destinations, hotels, food, restaurants, car rentals, retail, and much more.
Free Parking at Biodesix corporate office.
Free snacks and beverages.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The EAP is available at no cost, even if you don’t enroll in group benefits. You and your family members may access free, confidential counseling and referral services. This program provides 24-hour confidential assistance with personal, family and work-related concerns – plus online resources. You can find webinars, InfoBooks, videos, articles, blogs, and newsletters covering a wide array of topics.

MetLife Voluntary Benefits

These programs are offered at group rates with the convenience of automatic payroll deductions. Enrollment in Critical Illness Insurance and the Group Legal Services Plan is restricted to the 30- day enrollment period after your initial benefits eligibility date and during annual Open Enrollment. Benefits options include:
Critical Illness Insurance
Group Legal Services Plan
Group Variable Universal Life Insurance (GVUL)
Auto, Home, and Renters Insurance
Pet Insurance
Lifelong Income Annuity Options

Aflac Supplemental Insurance

Aflac has a range of products including accident insurance, cancer insurance, hospital confinement and intensive care insurance and specified disease insurance. Enrollment in Aflac voluntary benefits is restricted to the 30-day enrollment period after you’re initially eligible for benefits and annual Open Enrollment.

Paid Holidays

Biodesix provides its employees with eight paid holidays and two floating holidays per year.

Vacation

All full-time regular employees may accrue up to 120 hours of vacation per year for the first five years of employment.  After five years of service employees may accrue up to 160 hours of vacation.

Sick Time

All full-time regular employees will accrue up to sixty-four hours of sick leave per year.

*The information contained herein is for informational purposes only and subject to change without notice.

Team Stories

“For Biodesix to excel in a highly competitive environment, we have to continually improve our value to our customers which is why I love working in the Quality department. Quality is perhaps the most important contributor to our success. Our tests play an integral role in patient care and our customers count on us to continuously deliver innovative tests and services to improve personalized medicine. I am honored to be a part of an organization that continuously works to improve our ability to consistently deliver quality tests that meet or exceed our customers’ expectations and puts Quality in the forefront of everything we do.”

Brianna Phillips
Quality Director

“I enjoy working at Biodesix because we aim to positively impact the lives of patients with cancer every day.  Whether we are discovering and validating new tests or brainstorming the optimal strategy to take new tests to market, our main goal is to always remember the patient and their needs first. With that mentality, Biodesix continues to be at the forefront of innovation in oncology while also nurturing the next generation of business leaders in the biotech space. I am proud to be a part of that team.

My job is extremely rewarding because it is my responsibility to ensure access and payment for our tests for the many patients that may benefit from their use.  Reimbursement is a subtle balance of policy, clinical data, health economics, and billing – all of which are essential for a company to continue innovation and remain successful.  The Reimbursement environment in diagnostics is always changing, so I learn something new every day, and that is the type of job that keeps me happy and motivated.”

Abby Coffin Wright
Sr. Director of Reimbursement Policy

“Here in Customer Support, we perform multiple tasks; interacting with Patients, Nurses, Physicians and just about every other Department in the Company.

Our primary role is to provide help and information to our customers – anything needed to help in the ordering, processing and resulting of our tests, but as with any busy customer-orientated environment, the Customer Support team are ready to assist with any situation.

The department is very vibrant and fast moving, creating learning opportunities and new situations every day that require solutions; the team is ready to shift gears and help wherever necessary. Our Department works closely with the Commercial Laboratory in processing tests and delivering timely results to Physicians, allowing for better treatment decisions that help our Patients – we pride ourselves on our un-rivaled turnaround times and care very much about fast response.

Additionally, we support our Field Sales team in providing information and assistance to help them be as efficient and knowledgeable as possible as they go about their daily jobs.

I feel personally very proud to be involved with a company that provides such innovative products that help Physicians to make better treatment decisions. It is extremely satisfying that the work we do here makes a real difference in the lives of Patients and their families all over the world.”

Steve Haywood
Manager of Customer Support

Notice to Recruiters and Agencies:
In the case of candidates submitted or presented to Biodesix by a recruiter or agency without a signed agreement, Biodesix explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to use our online system to search and/or apply for a position, please call us at (303) 892-3201 or send us an email at careers@biodesix.com.

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