Job Title: Genetic Counselor
Myriad Genetic Laboratories has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic individual to join our team of Genetic Counselors on the Patient Education Team. We are large group of clinicians who provide education to thousands of patients annually. We are expanding to increase patient access to our services on Saturdays. This is a part-time (20 hours) non-benefited work from home position that requires minimal travel.
Phone-based patient education including hereditary cancer testing, carrier screening, and non-invasive prenatal testing
Application for and maintenance of licensure in all required states
Potential for involvement with team and corporate projects, which can include publications, content creation/revision, inter-department working groups, mentoring, etc.
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who would like to build and expand their genetic counseling skills, develop expertise in hereditary cancer and prenatal testing in a laboratory setting, and work from home with the support of a strong clinical team. This is an innovative and ever evolving service to support patients and our line of testing products, so we are looking for independent, creative, adaptive individuals who want to grow with the job!
6 hours of availability on Saturdays (between 8am-4pm EDT preferred)
14 additional hours of availability M-F weekly (between 8am-4pm EDT preferred)
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Comfortable working with computers. Preferable to have experience with Windows/Office365, and demonstrate an ability to troubleshoot and independently solve home network issues
A dedicated, HIPAA compliant space with high-speed internet access
Proficiency in Spanish is a benefit
Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to listen and communicate verbally and in writing with patients pre- and post-test for patient education regarding aspects of commercial Myriad One products. Genetic Counselors must be able to complete administrative work and documentation of patient/provider interactions on a variety of software applications and databases with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics.Â 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.Â Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: Â 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.Â For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company’s website: www.myriad.com .
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