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Pediatric Genetic Counselor
Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan
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September 27, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan
64000.00 - 80000.00
Full Time - Entry Level
Work with a team of genetic counselors and medical geneticists to provide genetic counseling services in line with ACGC Practice Based Competences and NSGC Code of Ethics.
Identify and coordinate appropriate genetic laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies for genetic assessment.
Provide written documentation of genetic, medical, and counseling information for families and their health care professionals (35%)
Obtain, evaluate, and discuss individual, family and medical histories to determine the risk for genetic or medical conditions.
Explain genetic test results, inheritance, management, and follow up recommendations.
Evaluate patient and/or family responses and emotions in order to provide anticipatory guidance and psychosocial counseling and support (35%)
Participate as a team member in patient treatment conferences (5%)
Train and clinically supervise graduate genetic counseling students and other trainees within the healthcare system.
Contribute to genetic or related research projects by assisting in projects, analyzing data and preparing and presenting papers for publication.
Initiate, develop, and recommend changes to policies, procedures, and patient care activities within the department (25%)
Master’s degree from a genetic counseling program accredited by the Accreditation Council of Genetic Counseling or equivalent program
Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American Board of Medical Genetics within 24 months of starting the position
Considerable knowledge of medical terminology
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to exercise good judgment and work both independently and as a member of our team
Effective time management skills, attention to detail and ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential paperwork
Experience in a clinical setting – preferably pediatric
Experience with Epic, MiChart and other UM clinical applications
Reasonable knowledge of University Hospital policies and procedures Evidence of qualifications is provided by previous employment, references, performance evaluations, and/or personal interview
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience and education.
Internal Number: 72817
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