Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Genetic Counselor, Regional Medical Specialist - Women's Health

    Location US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/8/2019 10:43 AM)
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    Myriad Women's Health
  • Overview

    The Women’s Health Regional Medical Specialist (WH RMS) is a critical position within the company, responsible for providing clinical education and support to healthcare providers (HCP) on prenatal genetics and hereditary cancer risk assessment and management. You will join an amazing team of genetic counselors as a field-based member of the Myriad Women’s Heath Medical Affairs department, working closely with the Commercial and internal Medical Services teams. 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 clinical education 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.


    The primary responsibility of the WH RMS is to educate healthcare providers. By demonstrating scientific knowledge and clinical expertise, the RMS helps influence vital behaviors to expand access to genetic
    screening and testing within a geographic area.
    A successful RMS will need to:
    • Educate to empower healthcare providers in the adoption of hereditary cancer risk assessment and prenatal genetic screening, consistent with standard of care
    • Deliver relevant scientific, clinical and educational support to internal and external partners
    • Develop and maintain professional relationships with key providers and strategic accounts
    • Manage time and area needs based on Myriad Corporate and Medical Affairs objectives
    • Share best practices to elevate proficiencies among the Myriad Medical Affairs community and Commercial team(s)


     Board Certified/Board Eligible Genetic Counselor with experience in cancer and/or prenatal genetics. Experience preferred but not required; exceptional Board Eligible GCs encouraged to apply.
     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.

    About Our Company

    Myriad Women’s Health, 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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