Kaiser Permanente Genetic Counselor - Marlow Heights Medical Center in Suitland, Maryland
Provides pre-and post- testing support for genetic testing. Collect appropriate clinical and family information from clients necessary for scheduling of appropriate tests, proper interpretation of test results and preparation of final reports.
Essential Responsibilities: - Counsels patients regarding prenatal genetic testing including amniocentesis, Chorionic villus sampling, first and second trimester screening. - Compiles and evaluates family history and genetic test results. - Conducts patient education regarding complex genetic disorders (with a focus on familial cancer, cardiogentetics, neurogenetics, muscular dystrophies, inherited skin disorders, and inherited connective tissue. - Recommends standard genetic tests; identity additional family members to be tested. - Educate patients regarding their risks/options and test results. - Provide grief and crisis counseling to individuals and/or families as needed. - Provides follow-up patient care and coordinates other resources based upon evaluation of individual patient needs and family goals.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - N/A Education - Master's degree in human genetics or genetic counseling from the American Board of Genetics Counseling (ABGC) accredited training program required. License, Certification, Registration - Board certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) or American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) within three years of hire. - Must have a National Provider Identification (NPI) or obtain an NPI prior to the start of employment.
Additional Requirements: - N/A
Preferred Qualifications: - Three (3) years of experience as a genetic counselor.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Genetic Counselor - Marlow Heights Medical CenterLOCATION Suitland, MDREQNUMBER 588556
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.