Implements clinical practice, research and education in the area of human/clinical genetics. This position will be in a pediatric/adult general genetics clinic. Will work along side 4 MD geneticists, 1 PA-C, 1 RN, and 4 genetic counselors in clinic. Will also have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary clinics including cleft lip/palate, neuromuscular, metabolic, Down syndrome, and a new complex care clinic.
Assesses, plans, and manages medical, psychological and social problems for a specialty patient population.
Acts as liaison with health care professionals for inquiries and referrals.
Implements programs, policies and procedures within the area of human/clinical genetics.
Monitors and recommends integration of new technologies, theories, and resources.
Remains knowledgeable of community resources.
Maintains accurate case records and documents appropriately.
Recognizes and provides for cultural, language, and age-specific differences of patient/family.
Responds quickly to changes in patient and/or clinic conditions.
Walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 75 pounds in handling of patients and medical equipment and supplies. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, speech, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to concentrate.
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling or related field required. Certification or eligible for Board Certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
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