Laboratory Corporation of America Genetic Counselor - Lab Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Integrated Genetics has a great opportunity for a lab based Genetic Counselor in Santa Fe, NM. 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 tests performed by Integrated Genetics and reference laboratories.

Relocation assistance may be available.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise about genetic testing for clients regarding test selection, test performance, and laboratory processes

  • Review incoming specimens to ensure that appropriate testing has been ordered and that essential information about the patient has been provided

  • Coordinate prenatal testing for clients including specimen management, send-out and reporting of results

  • Communicate abnormal test results to health care professionals and provide recommendations for appropriate follow-up

  • Provide active guidance to clients, lab support staff and sales team through ongoing informal education, case conference presentations, and client in-services

  • Collaborate on publications and other projects as opportunities arise

Requirements

  • MS in Human Genetics/Genetic Counseling

  • Board certified or active status for ABGC

  • Eligible for New Mexico GC License (to be obtained for out of state candidates)

  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to multi-task are essential

Shift

1

Schedule

1st Shift-Monday-Friday, with rotating Saturdays

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.