Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Genetic Counselor - Regional Medical Specialist

    Location US-AZ-Phoenix | US-CA-San Diego | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CO-Denver | US-OR-Portland | US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-Spokane
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/22/2018 10:24 PM)
    Job ID
    Location Details
    Multiple locations across the west including: Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Denver, Las Vegas, Portland, Seattle, Spokane
    Myriad Genetics Laboratories
  • Overview


    The Women’s Health Regional Medical Specialist (RMS) is a critical position within the company, responsible for providing clinical education and support to healthcare providers around reproductive genetics and hereditary cancer risk assessment and management.  The Women’s Health RMS functions as a field-based member of the Medical Affairs department within the Myriad Women’s Health Business Unit.  In addition to working from the RMS’ home office, this full-time position requires field travel averaging 2 days/week (8 days/month).  Approximately 80% of RMS time is devoted to directly supporting healthcare providers through in-person and remote interactions, including preparation and follow-up.  Approximately 20% of RMS time is spent on special projects, cross-departmental collaboration, and other activities that support Myriad’s mission and strategic initiatives.  The majority of travel is within a defined geographic area, with additional travel for educational or corporate meetings as needed.


    Location: Multiple locations available across the Western US including: Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Denver, Las Vegas, Portland, Seattle, Spokane


    • 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
    • Use education and training to increase provider confidence around reproductive genetic screening
    • Work closely with Medical Services, Sales, Marketing and other departments to execute the goals and strategies of the company
    • Manage time and area needs based on company, business unit, and Medical Affairs department objectives
    • Assist in the creation of educational and training materials used to communicate company products and services



    • Board certified/Board eligible Genetic Counselor; or, Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse or Registered Nurse with a minimum of 3-5 years of hereditary cancer risk assessment experience and/or experience in reproductive genetics
    • Well-developed organizational, communication, presentation and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and lead multiple tasks concurrently
    • 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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