EGL Genetics Laboratory is owned by Eurofins and is one of the leading diagnostic genetic laboratories in North America. EGL, with three comprehensive laboratories providing cytogenetic, biochemical, and molecular genetic testing, has been a worldwide leader in comprehensive genetic diagnostic testing for more than 35 years. EGL has extensive expertise in genetic testing for rare diseases, metabolic diseases, autism, intellectual disabilities, and congenital disorders of glycosylation.
EGL Genetics is searching for a Laboratory Genetic Counselor in Tucker, GA.
Laboratory Genetic Counselor responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
·Liaison between EGL Genetics and clinical genetic counselors, physicians, and clients
·Manages and disseminates information for our full range of genetic tests
·Guides clinicians in identifying the appropriate testing approaches based on the patient's family history, the suspected syndrome, and previous genetic test results
·Assists in the communication and clarification of genetic test results to counselors and clinicians and aids in writing custom laboratory reports
·Provides clinical expertise to laboratory staff and directors with accessioning inquiries, test order modifications, and result interpretation
·Providing input for new test development, educating clinicians about the laboratory’s services
·Contributing to manuscript preparations and professional meeting presentations.
The ideal candidate would possess:
·Prior experience as a laboratory genetic counselor preferred
·Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
·Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
·Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
·Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
·Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited ABGC training program
·Board certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or eligibility to take the board exam
·Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Tucker, Georgia are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.