Responsible for overall planning, quality improvement activities, and daily operations of Laboratory Services. Collaborates with others on operational, planning, fiscal, human resources and quality management issues to assure that administrative systems, techniques and procedures are appropriate for services. Maintains twenty-four hour accountability for Laboratory Services.
Assists with the development, implementation and coordination of all genetic counseling, screening, testing, and follow- up for specific patient populations. Supports the development and promotion of the program through education to the lay and medical community. Functions as a resource to other members of the health care team. Consults with physicians and other health care providers and makes recommendations for appropriate services and patient health care management. May also participate in other research activities as directed.
Master’s Degree from accredited Genetic Counseling training program (provisional accreditation acceptable/second year students in good standing may apply)
Licensed as a Genetic Counselor in the State of Georgia or valid Temporary License as a Genetic Counselor in the State of Georgia
Board certification in Genetic Counseling by the ABMG or ABGC is required within 12 months of employment.
Established leadership, management, and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to be highly motivated and work independently
One (1) year of experience in genetics, genomics, or related field
Membership in a professional genetic counseling organization
Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion, sex, national origin, disabliity, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.