Create, develop and implement specialized clinical practice in the specific area of clinical genetics.
Work independently and function as part of a medical genetics team under the supervision of a medical geneticist.
Gather and review pertinent medical records and preparation for clinic visit.
Take a family pedigree and medical history and interpretation of same.
Participate in clinical evaluation of patient.
Provide information about the medical genetic diagnosis, etiology, inheritance patterns, and risk of occurrence and reoccurrence.
Provide information about available reproductive options and prenatal diagnosis where appropriate.
Prepare case summaries and genetic counseling letter.
Coordinate scheduling of appointments for general, specialty and outreach genetics clinics.
Train and supervise graduate genetic counseling students in their clinical experiences.
Advise and consult with local and national lay organizations and community support groups through participation on boards, advisory councils and national meetings.
Conduct research in the field of genetic counseling.
Other job duties as required
Will consider filling this position Full Time, Part Time or Per Diem
Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:
Master's degree required.
2-4 years experience required.
American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) certification required.
Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing required.
Excellent interpersonal skills required.
Strong Psychological Counseling Skills required.
Strong Multi - tasking, organizing & priority setting skills required.
Ability to work in a complex, emotional and stressful environment required.
Experience with Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail) preferred.
Experience with Standard Office Technology in a Window based environment
Internal Number: 9556149
About Summit Medical Group
CLINICAL CAREERS AT SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP
Excellence through innovation and teamwork…
Summit Medical Group (SMG) is one of the largest and most highly regarded independent physician-owned and governed multispecialty medical groups in the nation, as well as the oldest and largest in New Jersey, with nearly 800 providers, 80+ coordinated medical specialties and services, over 2,400 employees, over 80 locations and an impressive track record of providing coordinated, patient-centric care.
Established in 1929 by pioneering physicians who recognized that a multidisciplinary approach would result in better, more effective and efficient care, SMG has experienced unprecedented growth and success and now handles more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. Our resources include comprehensive care centers that offer high quality urgent, primary and specialty care, diagnostic testing, state-of- the-art technology, and a unique and impressive partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center.
As a member of our team, you’ll collaborate with distinguished colleagues, learn and grow—personally and professionally—while contributing to the health and wellness of our patients.