Genetic Counseling Assistant
Elmwood Park NJ
Bio-Reference Laboratories is the lab of choice for many in the Northeast. Serving the greater New York Metropolitan Area, and Now a Significant Presence on the West Coast in Campbell California as well as Florida and Maryland. The Company offers routine clinical tests, including Pap smears, pregnancy tests, cholesterol checks, and blood cell counts. Through its GenPath business unit, it also performs more sophisticated "esoteric" testing in areas such as cancer pathology and molecular diagnostics. It gets most of its orders (about 3.5 million per year) from doctors' offices, collecting specimens at about 50 patient centers scattered throughout its service area in New York and New Jersey.
A full-time position is available for a genetic counseling assistant in the growing Tumor Genomics Program at Bio-Reference Laboratories. The Tumor Genomics Program is a CAP/CLIA-certified diagnostics laboratory providing Next Generation Sequencing diagnostic testing to our clinicians. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with exceptional organization skills to join our team.
The position requires familiarity with cancer and clinical pathology reports. The primary role will be to support the clinical testing service of the tumor profiling laboratory in working with the team of molecular pathologists, laboratory directors and genetic counselors. This will include: reviewing patient medical and testing history, helping capture and organize clinical information for cases, helping maintain the active knowledgebase, and coordinating sample management through the testing process. Positive attributes include excellent organizational skills, a strong interest in learning, the ability to multi-task, and an ability to work in a fast pace environment.
•Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Pre-medicine, Chemistry, Genetics or relevant biological science.
•Familiarity with medical terminology, reviewing medical records, test requisitions, pathology reports
•Must be comfortable using a variety of computational tools and databases
•Previous experience working in a diagnostic laboratory desired, with experience reviewing pathology records
•Ability to work independently
•Ability to prioritize
• Communication and organizational skills
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume/CV to [email protected].
To learn more about BioReference please visit our website at: www.BioReference.com.
BioReference is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.