The Genetic Counselor is responsible for providing a broad spectrum of genetic counseling services to patients seen in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology practice sites located in Gainesville and outlying areas, including the telemedicine program. Primary duties include managing genetic counseling interactions during medical clinics, coordinating genetic testing and follow-up visits, providing/explaining test results to patients, obtaining/reviewing medical records, conducting outreach and participating in educational programs for students/residents/fellows/clinicians/community.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in genetics counseling or a related field from a program accredited by a national certification board for medical genetics personnel, and one year of professional genetic counseling experience, or equivalent.
Master’s degree in genetic counseling
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Internal Number: 508987
About University of Florida/College of Medicine/OBGYN Department
The College of Medicine, the largest of six colleges at the University of Florida Health Science Center, opened in 1956 with a mission to increase Florida’s supply of highly qualified physicians, provide advanced health care services to the citizens of Florida and foster discovery in health research.
The College’s Gainesville campus is comprised of 28 clinical and basic science departments staffed by more than 1,300 faculty members. The Jacksonville campus, located 75 miles to the northeast, is home to more than 350 physicians and scientists delivering medical care in an urban setting, performing research and educating medical students and residents.
A patient care setting is provided to College of Medicine faculty and students by the University of Florida Health Physicians Group Practice, a close collaboration with UF Health, the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, as well as several community health care sites and other affiliated hospitals in Florida. First-rate medical facilities and well-trained physicians and physicians-in-training are partnered to provide the highest quality of patient care.