Reviewing records and literature and computer data bases as part of diagnostic evaluations in general genetics outpatient and inpatient sessions.
Visit documentation, along with follow up on all testing ordered, as well as patient and family follow-up.
To qualify, you must have:
A Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
A minimum of three years of directly related experience.
Strong communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions.
Good analytical and problem-solving skills in order to collect information/samples from a wide variety of sources.
Current Massachusetts licensure as a Genetic Counselor by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Genetic Counselors in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 112, Sections 227-233.
Board certification as a genetic counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
We are seeking a full time Genetic Counselor to join the Division of Genetics and Genomics at Boston Children’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School). This position is within an active and expanding Genetics and Metabolism Program that provides diagnostic, therapeutic and counseling services and research activities. Our clinical program includes 18 clinical geneticists and 8 genetic counselors with a volume of over 5,000 clinical outpatients and 700 inpatients per year. Education, core to our mission, is supported by our robust geneticist fellowship and genetic counselor internship programs that provide didactic and training opportunities for the right candidate.
As we enter the era of Precision Medicine, the Division of Genetics and Genomics envisages to integrate different clinical services into the Precision Medicine paradigm through a collaborative approach where the Genetic Counselor, Clinical Geneticists, Specialist and patient (and family members) are part of the care team.The Division has a rapidly growing Clinical Trials that has doubled in size over the past year, and can provide opportunities for working with Principal Investigators on these research studies. The genetics cluster in Boston Children’s Hospital and the Longwood Area fosters a rich environment for learning and career development for junior and experienced genetic counselors, alike.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Additional Salary Information: Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
Boston Children's Hospital is a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Boston Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age. (Our services can begin interventions at 15 weeks gestation and in some situations we also treat adults.)
We have approximat...ely 25,000 inpatient admissions each year and our 200+ specialized clinical programs schedule 557,000 visits annually. Last year the hospital performed more than 26,500 surgical procedures and 158,700 radiological examinations.