Medical Science Liaison (Genetic Counselor)

Ariosa Diagnostics
Job Location
Remote office with travel
New York City, NY

Competive salary and standard benefit package. 

Job Description

Description: This individual will be an integral part of the Medical Affairs group and will be responsible for interacting with the public (clients and medical community), client services team, marketing, and clinical affairs to support the current Ariosa prenatal testing platform. This GC position will play a primary role in communicating the clinical and scientific basis of Ariosa’s product(s) in both informal and formal presentations. The individual must be comfortable with public presentation in a clinical setting and at national and regional meetings.  In addition, the individual must be comfortable communicating with physicians and other clinical staff on the telephone and in person about laboratory results and general prenatal diagnostic clinical protocols. They should also be willing to work in a fast paced environment and be hands on in all operational aspects.

Responsibilities: Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing the product position and key messages within the general prenatal diagnosis and genetics community.
  • Meeting with physicians, genetic counselors, and clinical staff to present the science and clinical utility of the current product. This will require working closely with the sales force.
  • Acting as a resource for clinical/scientific questions related to testing for existing customers and prospective client groups.
  • Communicating with clinical providers about laboratory test results.
  • Proactively working with current client base to ensure appropriate dialogue and sharing of information with their patient population.
  • Assisting in the preparation of abstracts and manuscripts; presenting at regional, state and national meetings; and providing exhibit booth support.
  • Surveying the competitive landscape in regards to peer reviewed and promotional materials.
  • Other activities as determined by the Chief Medical Officer, Lead Medical Science Liaison, and the Associate Director of Medical Affairs

Requirements: We are seeking a proven individual with a successful track record of working in a prenatal counseling environment. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous Experience: 3-5 years of clinical genetic counseling experience in a prenatal setting; 5 years preferred
  • Education: Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling
  • Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • Travel: 30-50% as needed to support regional and national meetings and events

Excellent communication skills and experience with public speaking required

How to Apply

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About Our Organization

Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., is a molecular diagnostics company committed to innovating together to improve patient care. The flagship product, the Harmony Prenatal Test, is a safe, highly accurate and affordable prenatal test for maternal and fetal health. Led by an experienced team, Ariosa is using its proprietary technology to perform a directed analysis of cell-free DNA in blood. The Harmony test equips pregnant women and their healthcare providers with reliable information to make decisions regarding their health, without creating unnecessary stress or anxiety.

The company was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit

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