GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect & identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, & state-of-the-art computer science & data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, & to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, & the United Kingdom. GRAIL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN). For more information, please visit www.grail.com
The GRAIL Patient Advocate is committed to & responsible for enabling patient access to diagnostic resolution & care in the event a cancer signal is detected by the Galleri multi-cancer early detection test. This includes removing patient barriers to care by identifying critical resources, getting patients the information they need to take action & make decisions, & helping patients navigate through health care services & systems.
The Patient Advocate is a:
Relationship builder: The Patient Advocate must act as a connector” between patient, PCP, other providers, health system, GRAIL, GRAIL partners (e.g. telemedicine partners, cancer care partners), & health insurance.
Knowledgeable resource: To be a reliable source of information for patients, healthcare teams, & other stakeholders, the Patient Advocate must be informed about the healthcare ecosystem, staying continuously updated on patient resources.
Creative problem solver: The Patient Advocate finds creative solutions to patient & provider barriers to diagnostic resolution & care.
Organized information manager: The Patient Advocate manages & tracks multiple information variables across multiple stakeholders (patient, health care team, ordering provider, GRAIL partners, etc.). Patient test results, appointments, communications, & cross-party interactions must be confidential & secure.
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