Diagnostic Cytogenetics is seeking to fill a position for a laboratory genetic counselor. This individual will work with the laboratory directors, supervisor, and staff to provide genetic counseling services to our providers and research clients.
The laboratory genetic counselor serves as the communication and education liaison between the laboratory staff and clients. Responsibilities will include:
Requesting additional clinical information for improved testing and interpretation
Notifying providers of STAT results
Discussing test results and pertinent management issues with ordering provider
Providing consultation for further testing, as required
Our laboratory genetic counselor also actively participates in a number of other laboratory functions, beginning with a review of the ordered tests at specimen receipt and extending beyond the laboratory to provider education.
Tracking of incoming specimens
Test ordering review
Test analysis and interpretation, including clinical correlation
Send out testing coordination
Generating reports of quality control metrics
Providing training and technical/clinical support to sales force
Developing marketing and education materials and website content
Obtaining insurance pre-authorizations and writing appeal letter templates for claim denials
Research and development
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Indira Mehta and Kati White at email@example.com or 206-328-2026. This is an on-site laboratory position.
Master's Degree in genetics counseling from a program accredited by ACGC
Board certification or board eligibility in genetic counseling by the ABGC
Washington State Genetic Counselor license or provisional license
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Effective organizational skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced laboratory
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and comfort with learning new software programs
Diagnostic Cytogenetics Inc. (DCI) is a cytogenetics laboratory offering high quality chromosome analysis and FISH testing with rapid turnaround times since 1981. We pride ourselves on over 40 years of attention to accuracy and personalized client service.