Genetic Counselor - Neurology at Invitae

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Job title
Genetic Counselor - Neurology
Job listing last updated at
Sep 21, 2020
Job listing location
San Francisco, California, United States
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Job description

Location: San Francisco or Remote

Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry, by making clinical-grade genetic information affordable and accessible to guide health decisions across all stages of life.

Our team is expanding and we’re looking for people who are passionate about helping improve healthcare to join us. We are seeking board-certified genetic counselors to join our Genetic Counseling Services team in providing remote genetic counseling services to patients. Genetic counseling patient care experience is a requirement, specifically in neurology (neurodegenerative disease, neuromuscular disorders and epilepsy). Additional genetic counseling experience in cardiology is preferred but not required.

What you will do:

  • Provide genetic counseling (by telephone or video) to patients related to their Invitae test results
  • Communicate with clients, Invitae sales representatives, and other Invitae team members to ensure an optimal provision of patient and client care
  • Create innovative, scalable models of delivering genetic counseling services
  • Assist with development of the Invitae Genetic Counseling Services program and broader Invitae educational and scientific efforts

Who you are:

  • A genetic counselor with a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling-accredited training program who is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling 
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain genetic counselor licensure in any state requiring licensure
  • Reside in the United States
  • Experienced in genetic counseling that includes neurodegenerative diseases, neuromuscular disorders and epilepsy. Cardiology genetics experience is preferred but not required. 
  • Ideal qualities
    • Passionate about providing quality patient-care
    • Comfortable in a dynamic environment with rapidly evolving needs and progressive workflows
    • Strong time management skills
    • Function independently within small and large teams
    • Forward-thinking
    • Creative problem solver
    • Strong, effective and direct communicator

By joining Invitae, you’ll work alongside some of the world’s experts in genetics and healthcare at the forefront of genetic medicine. We’ve created a culture that empowers our teams and our teammates to have the biggest impact and to explore their interests and capabilities. We prize freedom with accountability and offer significant flexibility, along with excellent benefits and competitive compensation in a fast-growing organization.

Join us.

At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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