Summary of Essential Job Duties: The Genetic Counselor will provide excellent quality care and genetic counseling to a variety of CSMC clients, including patients in prenatal clinics, Genetics clinics, Gen Risk Program and other settings as appropriate. The counselor shall provide coordination of care within the Department as needed for outside agencies. The counselor may participate in specialty sections, coordinate specific services or specific projects as directed. The counselor will actively participate in outreach, education and training activities, participate in education and training activities and will represent the Genetics Program and CSMC in these endeavors. The counselor will continue education activities in order to maintain an excellent and current knowledge base and all necessary licensure or certification. The counselor may participate in research projects as needed.
Educational Requirements: Master of Science in Genetic Counseling or a comparable level of education and experience.
License/Certification/Registration Requirements: Certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics or Certified/eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
Experience: Experience in genetic counseling to patients seeking prenatal diagnosis and patients needing crisis intervention counseling.
Physical Demands: Standard physical demands, e.g. sitting, minor lifting, standing, walking.
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