The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) has an immediate opening for a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible Clinical Genetic Counselor. The position will be located in the Greenwood office of the Greenwood Genetic Center. This candidate would join a team of 3 clinical geneticists, 1 physician assistant and 1 clinical genetic counselor.
The Clinical Genetic Counselor position will primarily involve genetic education, assessment of risks and psychosocial status, immediate and ongoing support for families, discussion of testing options and coordination, visit preparation and documentation in an EHR system, interpretation of laboratory results and communication of findings. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in educational programs, student training, statewide genetic case review, development of new programs or revamping existing programs and research projects. The counselor will work with pediatric and adult patients in the general and metabolic clinics, but will also involve some prenatal and cancer counseling.
GGC provides a unique culture integrating clinical, diagnostic laboratory, education, and research divisions into a dynamic and stimulating genetics team providing services across South Carolina and beyond. This is an opportunity to join our clinical team of 11 clinical geneticists, 10 genetic counselors, as well as advanced practice providers, psychologists, and metabolic dietitians with opportunities to participate in clinical care, teaching, and clinical research at a nationally and internationally acclaimed institution. The Greenwood Genetic Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
A Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling is required, and applicants must be Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Entry level and experienced candidates are encouraged to apply. The candidate should be willing to travel within the state of South Carolina. Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae and list of professional references to:
Talitha Kay Human Resource Generalist firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 864.388.1062
Additional Salary Information: A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package will be offered based on experience.
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About Greenwood Genetic Center
The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) is a nonprofit institution founded in 1974 providing clinical genetic services, diagnostic laboratory testing, educational programs and research in the field of medical genetics. The primary research and testing focus is on intellectual disability, autism and birth defects; however our clinicians serve patients with a variety of genetic disorders across the lifespan.Our faculty and staff are committed to the goal of developing and providing preventive and curative therapies for the individuals and families they serve. GGC extends its reach as a resource to all residents of South Carolina with satellite offices in Charleston,Columbia,Florence and Greenville.