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Job Summary: Responsible for providing prenatal and preconception genetic counseling. Elicit relevant medical and family history, provide psychosocial genetic counseling, and offer appropriate prenatal screening and testing to families at increased risk for genetic conditions or birth defects. Coordinating prenatal screening and testing, assist in charting, reporting normal and abnormal results. Counsel patients on all aspects of a prenatal diagnosis. -Participate in the education of medical students, residents, and provide supervision of genetic counseling students. Maintain and improve current knowledge on genetics and advancements in the field of genetic testing and counseling. Works closely and collaborates with two other genetic counselors, the care providers of Maternal Fetal Medicine, and referring OB practices.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree from a board accredited program in Genetic Counseling. Board eligible for certification as a genetic counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics/Genetic Counseling.
Preferred Qualifications: One to three years of experience in prenatal genetic counseling preferred.
Licensure and Certifications: Must be a Licensed Genetic Counselor and have certification in Genetic Counseling by the American Board of Genetic Counselors, or be eligible for certification.
Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.
Internal Number: 4389
About Lehigh Valley Health Network
Mission: We heal, comfort and care for the people of our community by providing advanced and compassionate health care of superior quality and value supported by education and clinical research.
At Lehigh Valley Health Network, we continually go the extra mile to fulfill our mission to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community. Each one of our more than 17,000 colleagues contributes to this mission and helps make the Lehigh Valley a healthier – and better – place in which to live.
Our tagline – A Passion for Better Medicine – reflects a legacy of patient-centered care that began with 13 compassionate, civic-minded women more than a century ago. Caring deeply about the health and well-being of their community, they raised $5,300 for a plot of land at 17th and Chew streets in Allentown, Pa., and in 1899, opened The Allentown Hospital. Their generous example was the first step in our health network’s journey.