Under indirect supervision, provides genetic education, counseling and psychological support to patients and their family members who may be at risk for a variety of genetic conditions. Identifies families at risk, assesses risks, interprets information about the disease, analyzes inheritance patterns, reviews testing options, facilitates DNA/genetic testing, interprets genetic test results and reviews available medical management options for discussion with treating physician.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides genetic consultation to patient and/or family regarding inherited cancer predisposition. 2. Facilitates DNA testing. 3. Discloses and interprets DNA testing results. 4. Maintains appropriate documentation at all times. 5. Works comfortably, cooperatively and professionally as a member of a multidisciplinary team. 6. Maintains current body of knowledge. 7. Maintains professional standards.
• Education: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling required. • Experience: None required. • License/Certification: Certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or eligible. Certification required within 12 months of hire date.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.
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