Genetic Counselor (Remote Position)

Myriad Genetics, Inc Located in: Salt Lake City,  Utah
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JOB DESCRIPTION

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Job Title: Genetic Counselor:

     

    Myriad Genetic Laboratories has an immediate opening for a creative and energetic individual to join our growing Genetic Counselor team. This is a remote, work from home position that requires minimal travel.

     

     

     

    The Genetic Counseling team provides a wide range of patient and corporate medical support, including:


              
    • Patient education around hereditary cancer testing options as part of our new Telegenetic/Patient Education product enhancement. These interactions are the primary responsibility of this role and constitute about 80% time.

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    • Answering incoming patient calls in support of the Assurex Health® GeneSight pharmacogenomic tests. To learn more about these products visit https://assurexhealth.com/ .

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    • Development and execution of individual research studies, with opportunities to present at scientific meetings.

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    • Development and presentation of corporate based training/continuing education programs.

     

    This is an excellent position for anyone who would like to build and expand their genetic counseling skills, develop expertise in hereditary cancer testing, and work from home with the support of a strong clinical team. This is a new and evolving position, so we are looking for independent, creative, adaptive individuals who want to grow with the job!

     

     

    Qualifications:

     

     


              
    • Board certified and genetic counselor (required) with hereditary cancer risk assessment experience (preferred).

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    • Strong preference for bilingual Spanish speaker.

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    • The candidate must have excellent communication (written and oral) skills.

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    • A dedicated, HIPAA compliant home work space.

     

     

     

    Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:

     

    Communicating, Analyzing, Coordinating

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

     

     

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COMPANY INFORMATION

At Myriad, our goal is to make a difference in patients’ lives and our work has been guided by this mission throughout the Company’s history. Myriad is focused on revolutionizing patient care through the discovery, development and marketing of transformative molecular diagnostic tests that address pressing clinical needs across multiple medical specialties. Since 1991, Myriad has invested heavily in educating patients and healthcare professionals about the role genes and proteins play in disease. More than 1.5 million patients have already benefited from Myriad’s hereditary cancer genetic testing, which helps healthcare professionals better manage and tailor medical care. Today, Myriad continues this strong tradition. We are expanding our reach and increasing our impact on patient care by introducing new molecular diagnostic and companion diagnostic tests for a growing number of diseases. We also are focused on expanding internationally in an effort to broaden our geographic footprint and provide our life-saving products and services to patients and healthcare professionals around the world.

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Entry-Level
Function:
  R&D / Science
Preferred Industry Background:
  Biotechnology
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: