SLUCare Physician Group-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Type: Full Time
Academic / Research
Academic Medical Group
Internal Number: R19700125
Faculty position (Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine) with opportunities for promotion
Full-time prenatal genetic counseling
Diverse, high-risk patient population
Part of a growing team of medical geneticists and genetic counselors
Opportunity to provide academic instruction, clinical supervision, and research mentorship to graduate students in the Program in Genetic Counseling, a partnership between Saint Louis University and Washington University Schools of Medicine
Provides prenatal genetic counseling (in-person and telemedicine) to patients in several high risk Maternal-Fetal Medicine clinics.
Counsels patients about genetic screening and diagnostic testing options including NIPT, CVS, and amniocentesis as well as advanced fetal imaging (e.g. fetal MRI, echocardiography).
Identifies families at risk for genetic disorders, children with birth defects, or a variety of other inherited conditions. Analyzes inheritance patterns and risks of recurrence.
Interprets complex genetic and laboratory data/test results. Communicates findings with physicians and patients.
Assists patients with the navigation of financial aspects associated with genetic testing.
Assists with diagnosing genetic problems and develops short- and long-term genetic counseling plans.
Provides ongoing genetics education for medical professionals (medical students, OB residents, MFM and pediatric specialty fellows, attending physicians, and genetic counseling interns).
Initiates, develops, and implements genetic screening and health management protocols.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned
Those with questions may email Stephen.Braddock@health.slu.edu
Interested candidates must submit an application, cover letter, and current CV by following this link and searching “Prenatal Genetic Counselor”: https://jobs.ssmhealth.com/
Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an ACGC-accredited training program
ABGC/ABMG Board Certification or Active Candidate Status
Experience preferred; however, new graduates are encouraged to apply
About SLUCare Physician Group-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital
About SSM Health
SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. The organization’s 40,000 team members and more than 11,000 providers are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God’s healing presence to everyone they serve.
About SLUCare Physician Group
Physician Group is the academic medical practice of SSM Health/Saint Louis University School of Medicine, with more than 600 health care providers in hospitals and medical offices throughout the St. Louis region. Our physicians are among the most highly trained in their fields; more than 50 specialties in all. We have national and international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine.