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PerkinElmer Inc. Genetic Counselor Assistant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 3922643840Genetic Counselor Assistant Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ResponsibilitiesLocation Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUSJob ID JR-018453Position is based out of PKIG Clinical Genomics Interpretation Center Atlanta Office, however remote is possible.Genetic Counselor AssistantJob DescriptionAn important cross-functional role working with health care professionals, genetic counselors and laboratory operations to coordinate genomic testing servicesWork closely with Genetic Counselors and wet lab to provide case management including test request review, draft reports, sample status and calling out resultsRespond to phone and email inquiries from healthcare professionalsOrganize and manage paperwork for repeat and reflex testing and basic variant analysis.Other duties as assignedBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Science.Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of basic genetic concepts and terminologyProficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)Strong organizational skills and attention to detailExcellent oral and written communication skills, customer relations and ability to effectively communicate with patients and healthcare professionalsSelf-motivation and ability to work both independently and in a team environmentSkilled in prioritization, multitasking, and critical thinking/problem solvingCuriosity, creativity, enthusiasm, and the ability to learn quicklyPrevious experience working in a healthcare or laboratory setting strongly preferredSpanish Fluency is preferred but not required#LI-MA1#LI-RemotePerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.