Clinical Diagnostics Associate/Genetic Counselor

Livingston, New Jersey, United States · Clinical Genetics/Genetic Counseling

Description


What is CooperGenomics (Recombine)?

CooperGenomics (Recombine) seeks to develop the most comprehensive and cost-effective patient-and-doctor friendly approach to genetic testing. Our product, CarrierMap, helps identify couples at risk of passing a genetic disease to their children. Our company was founded by experts in fertility, clinical genetics, bioinformatics and computer science brought together with one goal in mind: to improve health outcomes based on accessible and actionable genetic testing.


CooperGenomics/Recombine's Clinical Diagnostics Associates utilize their clinical genetics expertise to maintain CooperGenomics' high standards of clinical quality. They manage reporting for all genetic tests and advise many other teams, including the quality control, laboratory, client services, variant curation, sales, and genetic counseling teams. Clinical diagnostics associates can also take on additional duties, such as counseling patients, performing research, etc. as work load permits.


Essential Functions:

-Review and approve carrier screening and noninvasive prenatal screening reports

-Write special reports and troubleshoot reporting issues

-Collaborate with molecular analysts as part of the quality control team

-Estimate and monitor samples' progress and turnaround time

-Coordinate confirmation testing when necessary

-Advise clients and other team members regarding reports, samples, technology, diagnostic criteria, and other technical matters


Requirements

About You:

-Master's degree in Genetic Counseling

-ABGC Board Certified/Board Eligible

-Minimum 2 years genetic counseling experience preferred

-Prior experience in biotech industry preferred

-Expertise in molecular genetic testing preferred

-Detail oriented

-Ability to work independently as well as in a group

-Passionate about genetics and delivery of genetic information

-Local candidates preferred; will consider remote candidates

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