Hemophilia of Georgia Center for Bleeding & Clotting Disorders of Emory invites applications for the position of Genetic Counselor II
The Genetic Counselor II will provide genetic counseling services to individuals and families according to established practices and procedures within the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Hematology’s genetic clinics, metabolic disease clinics, and specialty clinics. The successful candidate will support the genetic laboratory operations through coordination of diagnostic lab testing, result reporting and consultation with patients and clients.
The person in this position will provide genetic counseling, test coordination and interpretation, and family planning information for families affected by congenital bleeding or thrombotic disorders.
Documenting family history and maintaining a current pedigree.
Counseling patients to include risk assessment, explanation of relevant diagnostic and screening tests, and reproductive options.
Engaging in teaching/clinical supervision (fellows, med students, genetic counseling students, etc) and research.
Community educational outreach at the local, regional and national levels.
The ideal applicant will have experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary care team and be comfortable working with adult, pediatric, and prenatal patient populations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited ABGC training program. Board certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. One year of experience as a genetic counselor or related experience.
Internal Number: 22040
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