Responsible for assisting patients and their families understand and adapt to the medical, psychological and familial implications of inherited disorders and conditions. This role includes: Obtaining and reviewing medical and family histories, including pedigree construction; Interpreting family/medical histories to assess the risk of disease occurrence or recurrence; Providing education with respect to inheritance, testing options, disease/risk management, disease prevention, resources and research; Reviewing medical records and documenting patient visits; Coordinating and participating in research projects as a co-investigator. Must be computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Office suite software. Must be reliable, and be effective in written and oral communication.
Qualifications: Experience should include pediatric genetic counseling and research. Applicants must be certified by or at least examination-eligible for the American Board of Genetic Counselors or American Board of Medical Genetics board certification in Genetic Counseling.
University Pediatric Associates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Internal Number: GENCSL
About UBMD Pediatrics
UBMD Pediatrics is one of 18 practice plans within UBMD Physicians’ Group, the single largest medical group in Western New York. We provide premier health care to infants, children, adolescents, and young adults throughout Western New York and beyond. In addition to primary care pediatrics, we are the only pediatric group in the area with 14 pediatric subspecialties. Our doctors make up the academic teaching faculty within the Department of Pediatrics at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo and are also the physicians at Oishei Children’s Hospital.