This position enhances the diagnosis, medical arrangement and emotional adjustment of patients and families with genetics disorders and congenital anomalies.
Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Assists medical geneticists in diagnostic visits for a wide range of genetic and metabolic conditions. Conducts counseling sessions for pediatric and adult cases, explaining basic principles of genetics, diagnoses, inheritance patterns, recurrence risks, diagnostic and molecular testing, and management of genetic conditions. Obtains detailed family, pregnancy, medical, and developmental histories.
Participates in multidisciplinary specialty clinics, including metabolic, spina bifida, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, and sickle cell anemia clinic. Coordinates patient visit by reviewing and preparing patient histories prior to patient visit. Provides follow-up support, community resources, and literature to families.
Coordinates the follow-up of patient visits by obtaining additional diagnostic information/records and facilitates genetic testing and the delivery of those test results. Coordinates the care and enzyme replacement therapy for patients with Lysosomal Storage Diseases and Mucopolysaccharidoses.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Masters degree in Genetics or related field prior to start date
1-2 years experience in Genetic Counseling.
Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC)
Internal Number: 392621
About Phoenix Childrens Hospital
To meet the needs of our growing community, we continue to expand, adding new top physicians, world-class programs and state-of-the-art facilities.
We provide hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families.
Phoenix Children's will be the premier regional pediatric center in the Southwest, nationally recognized as one of the best for pediatric care, innovative research and medical education. We will:
•Offer the most comprehensive pediatric care services in the Southwest, providing a full range of services solely dedicated to children.
•Be recognized for innovative research supported by leading clinical trials of new treatment and diagnostic methods.
•Be recognized for providing advanced education and training for clinical providers.
•Be known as an effective advocate for Arizona’s children.
•Family-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first, and values the family as an important member of the care team
•Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
•Collaboration within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
•Leadership that sets the standard for pediatri...c healthcare today and innovations of the future
•Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best services in the most cost-effective way
Strategic Areas of Focus
•Growth: Phoenix Children’s will grow by expanding service lines; enhancing geographic coverage; aligning with physicians, hospitals and networks; expanding research and academic programs; and improving financial performance.
•Integration: Phoenix Children’s will become a clinically integrated organization aligned with physicians and organizations committed to improving quality across a full range of care while effectively managing the total cost of care.
•Quality: Phoenix Children’s will identify and implement changes that continually improve clinical quality, patient safety and customer service, using evidence-based best practices.