Emory Healthcare Genetic Counselor II in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

Provides genetic counseling services to individuals and families according to established practices, policies and procedures within the context of the department's genetic clinics and programs including, but not limited to, general genetics clinics, metabolic disease clinics, specialty clinics, prenatal/preconception clinics, cancer risk assessment clinics, outreach clinics, Newborn Screening program, Nutrition Program, Lysosomal Storage Disease Program, and Infusion Center.

Supports genetic laboratory operations through coordination of diagnostic lab testing, result reporting and consultation with patients and clients. Assists with training students, interns, residents, fellows and volunteers. Participates in genetic research initiatives as required by program leaders. Supports clinical and research initiatives through local, regional or national presentations, publications and teaching opportunities. Performs related responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

  • Analyze detailed family history of bleeding disorders and use the information to support the diagnosis of the patient and counsel the family on the mode of inheritance of the disorder.

  • Identify and test potential carriers and counsel carriers as they make reproductive choices.

  • Assist in the Women's clinic for counseling and identification of carriers and sharing of reproductive options for diagnosis and family planning.

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.

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Division School Of Medicine

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SOM: HMO: Hematology

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 22040

Job Category Behavioral Health, Counseling & Clergy

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled