Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Clinical Data Specialist

US-UT-Salt Lake City
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-6766
Location Details
Salt Lake City, UT

Overview

Myriad Genetics is looking for a qualified candidate to join our Clinical Data Specialist team. The Clinical Data Specialist is responsible for evaluating the clinical history and results for genetic tests ordered by health care providers. The Clinical Data Specialist will interact with health care providers to ensure the appropriate testing is performed for their patients. The Clinical Data Specialist will also interact closely with the Genetic Counselors and Laboratory Directors at Myriad to clarify any concerns with the test ordered, quality of tests performed or results of testing for the patient. This position requires an individual who is passionate about delivering quality information to patients so they can make important healthcare decisions.

Responsibilities

  • An understanding of the products offered at Myriad and the clinical histories that are appropriate for each product.
  • Ensure that the appropriate testing was performed as requested by the health care provider.
  • Contact health care providers to clarify any concerns and resolve any issues prior to test release.
  • Detailed review of all elements of a laboratory report.  This requires understanding of the current processes at Myriad that may contributes to a patient’s result and being able to trouble shoot effectively.
  • Confirm that the best possible patient care was given to each and every patient prior to sending out a report to their health care provider.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Biology or a related field
  • Professional and detail oriented
  • Proficient with Windows, Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills

 

Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:

 

Repetitive Motion, Communication, Copying

 

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 Our Company

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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