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About the Role
**This position is hybrid**
The Genetic Counselor will provide genetic counseling following established genetic counseling practice guidelines in a range of settings including adult genetics clinic, prenatal clinic, pediatric clinic, metabolic clinic, GenRISK program, and other settings as appropriate.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for analyzing the intake information and determining if appropriate appointments have been scheduled.
Demonstrates knowledge, competency skills and intervention techniques in GC clinical services.
Assesses recurrence risks and recommends medical or genetic testing based upon analysis of risk, benefit and cost.
Ensures accurate completion of counseling paperwork.
Interacts and communicates regularly with the medical geneticist(s).
Responsible for the communication of both normal and abnormal results and coordinating appropriate follow-up with medical geneticist.
May provide case management for complex genetic cases, including coordinating medical recommendations, testing, and ongoing counseling.
Provides crisis intervention and psychosocial counseling regarding genetic conditions; makes referrals for ongoing care and support.
Acts as consultant to referring physicians regarding highly specialized genetic information pertinent to the management of their patients.
Participates in regular staff meetings and provides coverage for colleagues as necessary.
Provides genetic counseling in accordance with applicable standards of professional care, e.g., compliance with GDB/AFP.
Program regulations compliance.
Attends continuous education courses, attends meetings, and reviews medical literature. Stays current in GC field.
Contributes to quality/development of clinical services, participates in specialty sections, and coordinates specific services or specific projects.
Actively participates in outreach, education, and training activities.
Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling.
American Board of Genetic Counseling Certification / American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Certification (ABGC/ABMG certification).
California Department of Public Health Genetic Counselor License.
Minimum of two (2) years' experience in genetic counseling and competent in all genetic counselor core functions.
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Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opport...unities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.