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Laboratory Corporation of America Genetic Counselor - Lab Based - REMOTE in Westborough, Massachusetts

Integrated Genetics, part of LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group, has a great opportunity for a Lab Based Genetic Counselor to join its team! This is a position perfect for an organized, thorough, energetic Board Certified/Active Status for ABGC Genetic Counselor who is interested in genetics, client services, laboratory operations and business. The Genetic Counselor will consult and coordinate with clients and laboratory personnel regarding genetic tests performed by Integrated Genetics and reference laboratories.

This is a remote-based position, supporting Integrated Genetics' molecular clinical laboratory in Westborough, MA. Candidate can be located anywhere in the US. Must be able to work East Coast hours, from 8:30am-5pm eastern.

Responsibilities:

  • Review incoming samples for clarity of physician orders; identify cases that do or may require additional information; contact clients for urgent resolution or complex cases

  • Provide technical expertise to clients regarding optimal management of pregnancies at risk for rare single gene disorders; help clients understand and interpret both diagnostic and screening results

  • Manage all aspects of sending and reporting specialized genetic tests, including taking incoming client call, reviewing specimen requirements and the need for parental samples, as indicated

  • Communicate with the accessioning department and lab departments to ensure proper scheduling and aliquoting of specimens for special studies

  • Communicate with reference laboratories; track and receive reference lab reports; communicate results to clients

  • Utilize multiple laboratory based computer applications to ensure proper scheduling of specimens submitted for molecular testing

  • Review and release molecular test reports under the direction of the Clinical Molecular Geneticists

  • Collaborate on publications and other projects as opportunities arise

Requirements

  • Master's degree in Human Genetics/Genetic Counseling

  • ABGC board certification or active candidate status required

  • Massachusetts state license in Genetic Counseling or ability to obtain prior to start date

  • Previous prenatal genetic counseling highly preferred

  • Highly organized, including excellent time management skills

  • Strong multi-tasking ability with excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Ability to quickly learn new tasks

  • Strong MS office skills

Shift

1

Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm eastern time

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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