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The Certified Genetics Counselor in collaboration with the Medical Director provides genetic risk evaluation to patients, their at risk relatives, and concerned consumers; creates and promotes identification strategies utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach; develops education and screening programs promoting emotional and physical wellness; and coordinates and participates in research protocols.
Provides genetic counseling to patients with hereditary predisposition syndromes
Assists in grant writing Participates in clinical care which includes screening and counseling patients for potential hereditary risk factors and providing on-going support (i.e., education, results-sharing, and follow-up to these patients and their families).
Assess patient/familial risk of genetic pre-disposition by completing/validating a comprehensive personal and family health history
Interpret clinical data and establish health care plan.
Counsels patient/family on benefits of genetic testing, results and further follow-up care.
Collaborates with referring physician and medical director on recommended changes in medical management as needed.
Facilitates genetic testing as appropriate
Participates in the coordination of assigned research studies in collaboration with The Ohio State University Clinical Genetics Program.
Serves as the MCHS liaison for the Fetal Therapy Medicine Collaborative.
Maintains system anomaly records & notifies the appropriate physicians/departments.
Maintains system log of all genetic testing & abnormalities. Insures all testing is received and acted on, follows-up and reports to the Perinatologists.
Works at each Maternal-Fetal Medicine site.
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Education: MS in Molecular Genetics, Human Genetics or Genetic Counseling.
Licensure / Certification: Must be ABGC or ABMG Board certified or registry eligible
Ohio Provisional License Required
Experience: Two or more years expertise in patient/family counseling, risk assessment, testing protocols and program development.
Effective Communication Skills
Ability to work autonomously
Independent decision-making re: program development/operations
Ability to interface positively with clinical genetics staff.
Internal Number: 00131935
About Mount Carmel St. Ann's
Mount Carmel Health System, located in Columbus, Ohio, serves more than a million patients each year. With more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, we are the second-largest health system in the market. We have four acute-care hospitals, an emergency hospital, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital and two free-standing emergency centers, as well as outpatient facilities, physicians’ offices, surgery centers, urgent care centers, community outreach sites and home-based services throughout central Ohio. We are a teaching health system and offer graduate physician medical education, six physician residency programs, and one of Ohio's largest undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Mount Carmel is a member of Trinity Health, a national Catholic healthcare system based in Livonia, Michigan.