More than a job. It's big time impact with the smallest patients.
At Akron Children’s Hospital, careers feel different. Here, children are everything, and care is more than medical. It’s creating special high-fives. Thinking of new ways to spark a smile. Holding hands to offer comfort. And working to get a giggle that brightens a room.
Genetics Associate (Counselor)
Akron Children's Hospital in Akron, Ohio
Position Summary: Provides genetic counseling, supportive and follow up services to patients and family members at high risk for genetic and/or exposure-related conditions. Works with clients in regard to genetic disorders/birth defects after assessing, researching, and interpreting information. Provides information and testing recommendations related to managing the situation identified. Consults with physicians, allied health professionals, and/ or educators in regard to genetic issues. Educates lay persons, teachers, health care professionals, and/or payers through formal/informal presentations, pamphlets, and/or publications. Participates in policy/procedure setting regarding genetics issues at the institution and through local, state, or national meetings. Expands and develops genetic services through seeking, writing, and administering grants. Performs research as appropriate.
*Position may include genetic counseling for general genetics and multidisciplinary specialty clinics including skeletal dysplasia and OI. Option for prenatal/preconception/MFM prenatal genetic counseling.*
Qualifications: Master's degree in Genetic Counseling required. Minimum of 3 years’ experience preferred. Board Certification/board eligible by the National Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) and licensure/ licensure eligible in Ohio. Must pass boards within first cycle offered to retain position. Excellent communication (oral and written) and organizational skills required. Ability to interpret multidisciplinary information with cultural and emotional sensitivity for presentation to various levels of audience understanding.
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Internal Number: 180975
About Akron Children's Hospital
More than a Job
It’s loving what you do, and why you do it.
The minute you walk into Akron Children’s Hospital, you can sense that people here love what they do. Careers feel different because we have jobs that make a difference in people’s lives.
From visits with the Doggie Brigade, to the balloons and smiles in the halls, the sights and sounds are all about one thing: the children.
Our passion is felt every day in the way people care at every level. Akron Children’s Hospital has a strong commitment to outstanding patient care and also to its employees.
We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who have the drive to make a difference and go beyond the status quo to gain more from their jobs. You’ll be encouraged to reach your goals and be supported as you grow, care and lead.
Find more reasons to love what you do at Akron Children’s Hospital.