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Genomic Specialist Assistant

Company: Guardant Health, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

About the company

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. Guardant Health's Oncology Platform is designed to leverage its capabilities in technology, clinical development, regulatory and reimbursement to improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs. In pursuit of its goal to manage cancer across all stages of the disease, Guardant Health has launched multiple liquid biopsy-based tests, Guardant360CDx and GuardantOMNI, for patients with advanced cancer, which fuel its LUNAR development programs for cancer recurrence and early detection. Since its launch in 2014, Guardant360 has been used by more than 7,000 oncologists, over 50 biopharmaceutical companies and at all 27 of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network centers.

The Genomic Specialist Assistant (GSA) will work collaboratively to support the functions of the Medical Affairs team at Guardant Health. The GSA will need to have the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. Additionally, the GSA will need to take initiative and troubleshoot and be capable of managing multiple projects. Good communication, organizational skills, and attention to detail are essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Triage provider and sales inquiries to the appropriate Medical Affairs contact.
  • Notify Medical Affairs contact when outreach is needed through a task creation process.
  • Serve as a liaison between Client Services and Medical Affairs.
  • Generate reports and compile basic data summaries.
  • Take meeting minutes and accurately enter data.
  • Effectively build relationships across multiple departments.
  • Handle requests and queries appropriately and timely.


  • High school diploma is required. Associate degree or bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • At least three years of experience supporting a team, preferably in the life sciences industry.
  • Successful experience in fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills and attention to detail.
  • Proactive approach to team's needs and requirements.
  • Ability to work independently and be flexible, adjusting priorities and tasks in real time to support the objectives of the department.
  • Ability to plan and organize the workflow in a busy environment and be self-directed and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality, and demonstrate excellent judgment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including communication and listening skills.
  • Professional, energetic, proactive and enthusiastic demeanor.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS products including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Guardant Health, Inc., Redwood City , Genomic Specialist Assistant, Other , Redwood City, California

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