Genetic Counselor/Variant Medical Specialist
Myriad Genetics, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT

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We need an experienced genetic counselor to educate and inform peers about variant classification techniques. The genetic counselor will join our variant team to enhance our industry-leading variant classification program. Are you excited about optimizing hereditary cancer panels? Do you have a solid molecular background? This is the career move for you!

Responsibilities:
Involve patients in variant classification and reclassification through family history-linking efforts and web-based interactive forums

Create variant-specific content to enhance client knowledge about our variant classification program and its 30+ scientists

Help to develop collaborations with outside researchers.

Build an industry-leading structural biology program through collaborative efforts with our in-house structural biologists

Evaluate and brainstorm ways of optimizing processes and application usage

Above all, showcase your expertise related to patient and provider needs in order to add to the clinical conscience of the company

Qualifications:
MS or equivalent in Genetic Counseling, board certified/eligible, strong molecular background, effective at translating complex molecular concepts to a range of individuals.

One or more years of management experience is preferred.

Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:

Carrying, Communicating, Coordinating

About Myriad:
Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: MYGN) is a leading molecular diagnostic company making a difference in patient’s lives through to discovery and commercialization of transformative molecular diagnostic products that assess a person’s risk of developing disease, improve diagnosis, predict disease progression and guide therapy. We believe in improving the healthcare management of patients by providing physicians and patients with critical information across multiple medical specialties that addresses unmet medical needs. With fiscal year 2013 annual revenue of approximately $600 million and more than 1,300 employees, Myriad is focusing on strategic initiatives, including growing our existing markets, launching new products, and expanding our global presence to take advantage of significant long-term growth opportunities. For more information on Myriad, please visit the Company’s website at: www.myriad.com . Myriad Genetics is an EEO/AAP employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, or Veteran status. At Myriad, we affirm the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other protected classification. 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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