Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Genetic Counselor - Regional Medical Specialist

    Location US-IL-Chicago | US-WI-Milwaukee | US-MO-St. Louis | US-TN-Memphis | US-TN-Nashville | US-TN-Knoxville | US-AL-Birmingham | US-AR-Little Rock | US-MS-Jackson
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/7/2018 2:34 PM)
    Job ID
    Location Details
    Midwest - Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Louis // or Gulf - Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Birmingham, Little Rock AR, Jackson MS
    Myriad Genetics Laboratories
  • Overview

    The Regional Medical Specialist (RMS) is a critical position to the company, responsible for providing clinical education and support to healthcare providers in the identification and management of patients with hereditary cancer syndromes.  The Oncology RMS functions as a field-based member of the Medical Affairs department within the Oncology Business Unit. This full-time position requires field travel, averaging 2 days/week, in addition to working from RMS’s home office. Approximately 80% of RMS time is devoted to supporting clients, through in-person and remote interactions, with about 20% spent on preparation and follow-up, special projects, cross-departmental collaboration, and other miscellaneous activities. The majority of travel is within a defined geographic region, with occasional travel for continuing education or corporate meetings.


    This territory will either be in the:


    Midwest - Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Louis


    or The Gulf - Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Birmingham, Little Rock, Jackson MS



    • Work closely with Medical Services, Sales, Marketing and other departments to execute the goals and strategies of the company.
    • Educate and empower healthcare providers to adopt hereditary cancer risk assessment as standard of care.
    • Provide consistent messaging and training to healthcare providers for accurate cancer risk stratification and management.
    • Manage time and territory needs and prioritize company objectives.
    • Assist in the creation of educational and training materials used to communicate company products and services.
    • Employ strong project management skills by prioritizing and leading multiple tasks concurrently.



    Candidates for the position include Board Certified/Board Eligible genetic counselors; or licensed Advanced Practice Nurses or Registered Nurse with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of hereditary cancer risk assessment experience.   Candidates should have well-developed organizational, communication, presentation and project management skills.  Candidates should have the ability to interact effectively in a team environment and independently, regardless of personnel function or reporting responsibilities. 


    Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:

    Carrying, Communicating, 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 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:


    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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