POSITION SUMMARY: Natera’s laboratory genetic counselors serve as clinical liaisons to patients and providers regarding Natera’s test offerings. This role will support our NIPT products.
Review, finalize, and call out test results for Natera’s products.
Answer health care provider inquiries regarding Natera’s products.
Provide pre- and/or post-test telephone genetic information sessions to patients who are considering or have had testing through Natera.
Assist in development of patient consents, GC protocols, SOPs, and patient education materials.
Write or collaborate on abstracts or papers involving Natera tests.
Support Natera’s sales team by answering field questions.
Obtain and maintain GC licensure in all states offering licensure
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 and/or laboratory GC experience
Candidates with non-invasive prenatal screening experience strongly desired
Ability to cover Pacific Time zone work hours
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 and Microsoft 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 access.
Position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone, and read printed or online material.
OUR OPPORTUNITY 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. 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.
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.
Natera® is a worldwide genetic testing and diagnostics company that’s changing how doctors and patients manage genetic disease. Our team includes clinicians, scientists, biostatisticians, researchers, and talented laboratory professionals from around the globe. Natera develops and commercializes non-invasive methods for analyzing DNA. We operate a CAP-accredited laboratory certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) in San Carlos, California, and offer a host of proprietary genetic testing services.