Immediate openings in both Temple City, CA and Atlanta, GA offices.
The position of Genetic Counselor provides genetic consultation to providers requesting genetic testing and acts as a consultant to health care providers regarding highly specialized genetic information pertinent to management of their patients. The Genetic Counselor will also provide direct counseling and risk assessment services to patients. This position will be responsible for providing case management for complex genetic cases including coordination medical recommendations and management plans, testing and ongoing counseling.
KEY JOB ELEMENTS
Liaison between Fulgent Genetics and other healthcare practitioners such as clinical genetic counselors, physicians, and clients pertaining to available testing options, test standards and limitations, laboratory reporting policies, etc.
Provides clinical expertise to curation scientist and directors with accessioning inquiries, test order modifications, and result interpretation.
Contributes to test improvement and new test development.
Assist with marketing team in patient and physician literature.
Assist with variant interpretation and reporting.
Supports laboratory quality assurance standards.
Provides post-test tele-counselling as needed for carrier screening and other results.
KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE:
Prior experience as a laboratory genetic counselor preferred but not required.
Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) training program.
Board certification as a Genetic Counselor by the ABGC or eligibility to take the board exam.
Excellent communication and organization skills with strong attention to detail.
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive and friendly attitude.
Director of Genetic Counseling
TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter to HR@fulgentgenetics.com
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time position. Fulgent Genetics offers competitive compensation and benefits package which includes but not limited to salary, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, 401(K), profit sharing and continue education program.
Internal Number: FLGT-GC-11112019
About Fulgent Genetics
Fulgent is a leader in genetic and genomic clinical testing, a publicly traded company located in Los Angeles, California. We are a technology-driven company with extensive academic/clinical experience and capabilities in Next Generation Sequencing and bioinformatics. This distinction has advanced us to the forefront of the rapidly advancing genetic and genomic testing industry. Fulgent's unique chemistries and superior proprietary bioinformatics pipeline has propelled our explosive growth in recent years. We offer the most expansive set of clinical genetic tests in the world, including 22,000+ single gene tests, 900+ preset panels, rearrangement testing, clinical exome/trios, whole exome/trios, whole genome and our All-in-One reflex test. We are a CLIA and CAP accredited laboratory. Fulgent has state-of-the-art clinical, sequencing and bioinformatics tools, including the latest Illumina sequencers such as the NovaSeq.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.