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The Genetic Counselor provides genetic counseling for routine prenatal and preconception indications, including non-invasive prenatal testing, maternal serum screening, invasive prenatal diagnosis, ultrasound anomalies, family history indications and teratogenic exposures. The Genetic Counselor collaborates with other health team members to provide comprehensive care in the perinatal setting.
Reviews family and medical histories, determines relative risks and educates patients and families about Mendelian inheritance, chromosomal risk and principles of teratology.
Performs preconceptional and pregnancy loss counseling from a genetic perspective.
Is familiar with and critical of laboratories providing diagnostic services such as chromosome analysis, molecular DNA technology and biochemical screening.
Provides an interpretation of test results for patients, families and referring physicians.
Discusses availability of various prenatal diagnostic options and their associated risks with patients and families.
Returns patient phone calls in response to care and needs in a timely manner.
Is available for short and long term care; provides support services and referrals as necessary.
Corresponds timely and thoroughly with referring physicians.
Maintains accurate and up to date records of results and follow ups.
Utilizes current researching resources to provide thorough and current information.
Participates in revenue cycle by ensuring authorizations and referrals are in place and notifying the Billing Associate of needs for further authorizations.
Documents correct ICD-10 codes for services provided.
Communicates effectively and courteously with and demonstrates a caring attitude toward patients and their families.
Treats all patients and their families with dignity and respect.
Acts in a non-directive, non-judgmental manner, recognizing an individual's religious, ethical, and moral opinion/belief.
Uses standard of patient satisfaction as a measure of effectiveness.
Recognizes ethical, legal and professional issues inherent to providing care to women experiencing a high risk pregnancy.
Provides telephone triage and makes appropriate referrals to other specialist as necessary.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Follows universal precautions and OSHA standards.
Performs other assigned duties as directed.
A current/valid license as a Genetic Counselor if the state in which they are providing medical services requires it.
Entry level - No prior experience required.
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
Education Level: Master's prepared, board eligible or board certified as a Genetic Counselor.
MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.