Insight Medical Genetics in partnership with the Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics (Center) has an outstanding opportunity available for a full-time GENETIC COUNSELOR. The position, located right in the heart of Chicago, is part of a large, dedicated, congenial, and progressive group practice. Approximately 70% of weekly duties will be tied to the Center’s work while 30% will be supporting Insight’s prenatal and preconception clinical services.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordination of the Center’s carrier screening program, including providing genetic counseling to program participants via telephone
Prepare and present community educational programming in person and online
Respond to individual inquiries by phone or email regarding genetic health issues and related resources
Provide subject matter expertise for Center materials and programming
Contribute to authorship of published Center community education materials, online and in-print
Contribute to Center’s overall in-person and online outreach efforts
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities with Insight Medical Genetics:
Provide genetic counseling services to patients for preconception and prenatal indications
Coordinate ordering of genetic tests and disclosure of results
Provide follow-up patient care and communication with referring providers
Provide written documentation
Participate in the training of genetic counseling students through the Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or a related field from a program accredited by a national certification
ABGC or ABMG Board certified or eligible
Licensed (or eligible) by the State of Illinois
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Strong public speaking skills
Experience preferred but not required
Internal Number: 101718
About Insight Medical Genetics
Insight Medical Genetics is a comprehensive genetic testing practice providing personalized counseling and guidance for patients and referring providers in a complex and changing landscape of highly technical and deeply personal matters.
With the expertise of a medical center and the personal touch of a private practice, Insight Medical Genetics provides up-to-date, leading edge testing for genetic conditions with a professionally recognized standard of care and compassionate counseling every step of the way.