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The Genetic Counselor I will be responsible for:
Obtaining medical and family histories, review medical and genetic testing records as well as literature and computer data bases as part of diagnostic evaluations in genetics.
Visit documentation, along with follow up on all genetic testing ordered, as well as patient and family follow-up.
Active participation in walk rounds, genetic case conference and other educational activities is a must.
Developing and participating in genetics education programs for physicians, other health professionals and lay populations. Training, supervising, and evaluating graduate level counseling students.
Collaborating in developing written documents and web-based materials for a variety of purposes including journal publications and conference presentations.
To qualify, you must have:
A Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
Strong communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions.
Good analytical and problem-solving skills in order to collect information/samples from a wide variety of sources.
Current Massachusetts licensure as a Genetic Counselor by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Genetic Counselors in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 112, Sections 227-233.
Board certification as a genetic counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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