This position offers a unique opportunity for a Genetic Counselor to become involved in the implementation of laboratory genetic consultation service in the Clinical Genomics Laboratory. The selected candidate will closely work with laboratory medical directors and other laboratory personnel, and provide information and technical support to the clients.
Assists the Medical Directors with interpretation of genetic test results and writing reports.
Guides the physicians/clients in identifying appropriate testing approach based on their patients` clinical and family history.
Communicates genetic test results to the physicians/clients.
Provides education on genetic topics to the physicians and laboratory staff.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
-Master`s degree in Genetic Counseling (REQUIRED)
-2 or more years of experience in genetic counseling (REQUIRED)
-Familiarity with best practices in laboratory genetic testing and their clinical utilization (REQUIRED)
-Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
Internal Number: 464461
About Phoenix Children's Hospital
With a medical staff of nearly 1,000 specialists, Phoenix Children’s is one of the largest pediatric healthcare systems in the country, and the most comprehensive children's care facility in the state. We provide inpatient, outpatient, trauma and emergency care across more than 75 subspecialties.