The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Genetics Laboratory seeks Board certified or Board-eligible Genetic Counselor. Our laboratory provides cytogenetics, molecular genetics and biochemical services for providers within OU Physicians/OU Medicine health system as well as competing health systems across the state of Oklahoma and the nation.
Description of Position
Clinical – Obtain and review medical records; consult with families and referring physicians; obtain medical/family history; coordinate testing; provide genetic counseling and family education.
Case Management – Assist physicians in interpretation of test results; identify appropriate testing options for patients; report results to families
Consultation – Field queries from and provide guidance to external & internal physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, and other health professionals.
Laboratory – Review of internal data, creation of lab results and participation in laboratory case conference.
Outreach and Teaching – Participate in internal and external divisional educational activities. Various opportunities to present clinical/research data on campus and at national meetings. Instruction of genetic counseling students, residents and fellows.
Master’s Degree or PhD from accredited genetic counseling training program.
Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counselors, either at the time of hire or within two years of start date.
Knowledge and understanding of cytogenetics, molecular and biochemical assays.
Additional Salary Information: Health and retirement benefits provided by the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Internal Number: OUHSC GENETICS
About OUHSC Genetics Lab
The OUHSC Genetics Laboratory is affiliated with the Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine. OU Medicine is one of the nation’s top medical schools located in the heart of Oklahoma City (OKC). OKC is a growing city that was chosen as the #1 Most Affordable Metro for Young Adults by CareerTrends; and #8 on Business Insider's list of most popular cities.
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