Genetic Counselor (part-time partner)

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Genetic Counselor (part-time partner) 

Quantgene is transforming the future of medicine by unlocking the Deep Human Genome. We’re saving lives through early detection, better prevention and more effective cures for all diseases, starting with cancer. 

We have just launched Serenity, our premium primary care system driven by our advanced technological innovations. Serenity includes several products, and more coming, for which we need passionate and engaged genetic counselors. 

We are looking for licensed GCs who value advanced medical innovations and stop at nothing to provide the best level of patient care. We are looking for a part-time experienced genetic counselor who can interpret information, analyze results, and deliver education to patients. You will be working with other members of our team to design results reports and deliver the results to patients.

This role is a part-time contract position that may develop and grow with our patient needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and designing result reports with our internal product teams
  • Manage scheduling and logistics for telehealth consultations 
  • Review patient medical history to deliver an assessment of the need for further genetics and somatic testing for cancer 
  • Plan for patient consultations and arrive at each meeting well prepared on the patient’s history and test results
  • Deliver high-end patient consultations-  
  1. Explain patient’s cancer risks including patient history and lifestyle factors such as nutrition, stress, and cancer exposure. 
  2. Ensure their needs are the top priority, work with patients to craft health action plans and appropriate next steps
  3. Address potential previously-held misconceptions about hereditary factors and/or genetic testing
  4. Answer patient questions and assess when patient concerns need to be facilitated with our medical advisor team

Qualifications:

  • Must be a licensed Genetic Counselor with at least 5 years of experience interpreting patient profiles and delivering results 
  • Ability to assess detailed and complex patient information, comfortable with genetic testing and somatic testing panels
  • Very comfortable interpreting in-depth gene panels and understanding how those test results translate to patient health actions 
  • Previous knowledge or experience with the effect of cancer is a must
  • Capable of following medical reports
  • Expertise working with patients 
  • Ability to function independently and be decisive
  • Experience with small companies or startups is a plus- must be able to work in an agile and lean fashion
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Location

We are ideally situated in Santa Monica; minutes from the pier, Venice Beach and Sawtelle. We embrace the balance and vibe of our SoCal location

An Insider's view of Quantgene

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There's no lack of excitement - every day is high energy. Most days it doesn't even feel like 'work'. That's the ultimate gut-check for knowing your job has purpose.

Ari

Opertations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

The most challenging aspect of my work is understanding how to best leverage the plethora of biological, demographic, and technical data.

Jason

Data Science

What does career growth look like on your team?

For me it’s about being able to solve complex problems and work with some really inspiring leaders in the medical field.

Courtney

Clinical

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

At Quantgene, we are determined to push the frontier of medicine by bringing together the best minds in quantitative analytics, bioinformatics, next-generation sequencing, laboratory operations, and clinical evidence generation. Decades of experience in each field have taught us that no single area can move us into the future on its own.

JO

CEO

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

There is no off-the-shelf solution for my mission so I get to figure out the best approach my own way.

Siqi

Data Science

What are Quantgene Perks + Benefits

Quantgene Benefits Overview

Compensation is competitive, including substantial stock options that move the needle. We offer unlimited vacation, 401k matching, and medical/dental insurance. We are in the Arts & Tech district in Santa Monica, CA in modern, bright, and spacious converted industrial barn with a full kitchen…all within walking distance to the Metro. Some work-from-home and flex days are available.

Quantgene values entrepreneurial thinkers who love to devise new ideas and drive them to fruition. Your voice will be heard here, and welcome. Our office is a fun, collaborative environment with smart people who are passionate about wellness, changing healthcare, and saving lives through early cancer detection. It’s fun, challenging, and ultimately meaningful work that makes a genuine difference.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with many institutions including Stanford, USC and UCLA to validate our technology. We also partner with commercial institutions to bring our products to people who need financial help.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers a percentage of expenses.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan is comprehensive in the medical plan at this time.
Health Insurance Benefits
Up to 100% employer contribution for employee and dependents pending plan selection.
Life Insurance
We offer a competitive life insurance plan.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Quantgene's team fitness initiatives include off-site fitness classes with local fitness studios.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Quantgene has a competitive employee 401(K) matching plan.
Company Equity
Quantgene offers stock options to its full time employees over a 3 year vesting schedule.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Each employee can design their own on-site work schedule.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive paid sick leave as needed.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Quantgene hosts occasional company outings from casual dinners to more formal gatherings.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Parking
We offer employees select on-site parking.
Pet Friendly
We have occasional bring your pet to work days.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
We host occasional lunch and learns and local MeetUps to update the team on active projects.
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

WHAT DEFINES US:

PURPOSE: Quantgene was built for the sole purpose of unlocking the potential of deep genomics and AI to save lives. Our unwavering commitment to our mission guides everything we do, how we work, and the teams we build.

IMPACT: We believe the only way to drive impact is through action. Cancer doesn’t wait. And neither do we. That’s why we prioritize smart solutions that can be implemented quickly over hierarchy and politics.

GROWTH: At Quantgene, you’ll collaborate with and learn from the best minds in the industry. Working at the forefront of innovation, you’ll blaze new trails each and every day. We embrace and encourage smart risks and failures on the path to life-changing success.

BALANCE: The health of our team comes first. From ergonomic office space to flexible hours to our Santa Monica location, we foster a collaborative and supportive environment where everyone thrives—both at and outside of work.

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