The Genetic Counselor II will be responsible to provide genetic counseling services to patients through CNMC on site or at designated outreach centers. Obtain medical and family histories, review pertinent medical records, counsel families regarding underlying diagnosis/medical findings including natural history and inheritance pattern (if applicable), and write counseling letters when indicated. Involvement in student supervision, as well as promotion of genetic disease awareness. Responsibilities also include the triage of questions received from administrative staff, outside hospitals, and other physicians. Master's degree from an ABGC/ACGC accredited genetic counseling training program. Board certified. Minimum 4 years experience working as a genetic counselor.
*Experience in prenatal genetic counseling strongly preferred.
Minimum Education Master's Degree
Specific Requirements and Preferences ABGC/ACGC accredited genetic counseling training program (Required)
Minimum Work Experience 4 years-Practicing genetic counselor (Required) 2 years-Experience in student supervision (Preferred)
Required Skills/Knowledge Excellent communication and organizational skills. Foster student trainee growth.
Required Licenses and Certifications Licensure & Certification Board certified. Required
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