Position: Telehealth Genetic Counselor
Job Id: 6017
# of Openings: 1
Natera’s Telehealth Genetic Counselors provide genetic counseling to patients via telephone and/or video.
Job responsibilities may include any and/or all of the following:
Review of the patient’s (and if appropriate, the reproductive partner’s) personal medical/reproductive history and family history
Genetic risk assessment and explanation of genetic risks identified
Offering of relevant and appropriate testing options
Discussion of benefits, risks and limitations of testing
Documentation of session
Call-out of results and appropriate follow-up
Answer health care provider inquiries
Assist in development and improvement of GC protocols, SOPs, systems, and patient education materials
Write or collaborate on abstracts or papers
Support Natera teams including lab genetic counselors, medical science liaisons, marketing, product and others
Obtain and maintain GC licensure in states offering licensure as assigned
Represent company at trade shows and medical conferences; Deliver presentations at scientific meetings and company promotional events (<10% travel).
This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and has access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job.
Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.
Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements.
Employee must pass post offer criminal background check.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling or equivalent degree
Board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American Board of Medical Genetics
Two or more years of clinical genetic counseling experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Exceptional communication skills (oral and written) and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to work independently AND collaborate with team members
Adaptable to a dynamic and fast-paced environment
Familiarity with Google suite of work products
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Job duties are performed in the employee’s home office; office space should be private and have internet connection. Position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone or video, and read printed or online material.
Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.
The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.
WHAT WE OFFER
Competitive Benefits – Employee benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans for eligible employees and their dependents. Additionally, Natera employees and their immediate families receive free testing in addition to fertility care benefits. Other benefits include pregnancy and baby bonding leave, 401k benefits, commuter benefits and much more. We also offer a generous employee referral program!
For more information, visit www.natera.com.
Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.