Our team of 13 genetic counselors in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UTHealth is recruiting to add to our dynamic group.
We are seeking a prenatal genetic counselor who will cover high risk obstetric clinics in the greater Houston area, including primarily Spanish speaking clinics. Spanish fluency is highly preferred, but all applicants with a passion for counseling underserved populations are encouraged to apply. No experience required. Our large, diverse patient population provides a wide variety of counseling indications. In addition to clinical duties, we are seeking a counselor with interests in education and research as we are home to the University of Texas Genetic Counseling Program and actively engage in clinical research.
Houston is the 4th largest city in the U.S., but remains affordable. Houston is great for foodies, sports fans, art lovers, and theater goers plus we enjoy warm weather year round. We also have a great genetic counseling community, making it easy to meet new people.
Review patient records
Establish mutual goals of session with patient
Perform risk assessment based on patient’s medical and family history, test results and ultrasound findings
Offer appropriate genetic testing based on indication
Facilitate genetic testing and reporting of test results to patient
Communicate care plan and genetic test results to referring provider and healthcare team
Participate in education of learners
Assist in departmental research
Advocate for Spanish speaking patient populations
May perform other duties as assigned
Board certified or board eligible genetic counselor with Master’s degree in genetic counseling or a related field. New grads welcome to apply.
Internal Number: 210000FY
McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is a leading academic health center located in the biggest medical center in the world. In addition to our high risk obstetrics clinics throughout the city of Houston, our institution is also home to Memorial Hermann Fetal Center and the University of Texas Genetic Counseling Program.