Emory

Genetic Counselor II - School of Medicine, Human Genetics

Job Number
101688
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Hum Gen: Medical Genetics
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Position involves clinical patient contact., Working in a laboratory, Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Job Category
Clinical & Nursing Support
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Description

JOB 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:

  • Candidates must have a Master's degree in Genetic Counseling or equivalent from accredited genetic counseling program by start date.

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.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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