Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Genetic Counselor

US-UT-Salt Lake City
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-6642
Location Details
Salt Lake City, UT // Remote

Overview

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.   

 

 

 

Responsibilities

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.
  • Answering incoming patient calls in support of the Assurex Health® GeneSight pharmacogenomic tests. To learn more about these products visit https://assurexhealth.com/ .
  • Development and execution of individual research studies, with opportunities to present at scientific meetings.
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • Board certified and genetic counselor (required) with hereditary cancer risk assessment experience (preferred).
  • Strong preference for bilingual Spanish speaker.
  • The candidate must have excellent communication (written and oral) skills.
  • 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.

 

About Myriad

Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics.  Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs.  Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives:  maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets.  For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com.

 

Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.

 

Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

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