College / University, Hospital, Public and Private, Research Facility
Exciting opportunity at one of the nation's leading research universities! Our Genetic Counselor II role 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.
This position also 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.
Internal Number: 22040
About Emory University
Emory is one of the nation's leading research universities, building on an uncommon combination of campus-based resources and global partnerships.
Our students pursue doctoral research in more than 40 specialties. The Woodruff Health Sciences Center brings together the research based at the university's schools of medicine, nursing and public health and at Yerkes National Primate Research Center with the expertise of Emory Healthcare. Our library system integrates the resources of the Robert W. Woodruff Library with several specialty collections on campus.
We support our researchers in the advancement of public scholarship, accelerating the application of discoveries and communicating their significance. In doing so, we better advance Emory's mission "to create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity."Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: our scholars and experts generate $628 million in research funding annually while also maintaining a traditional emphasis on teaching. The University is enriched by collaboration among its schools, centers, and partners as well as by the legacy and energy of Atlanta.
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