Assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. Provide information to other healthcare providers or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions. Advise individuals and families to support informed decision-making and coping methods for those at risk. May help conduct research related to genetic conditions or genetic counseling.
Interpret laboratory results and communicate findings to patients or physicians. Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care. Discuss testing options and the associated risks, benefits and limitations with patients and families to assist them in making informed decisions.
Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members. Analyze genetic information to identify patients or families at risk for specific disorders or syndromes.
Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment And Provide counseling to patient and family members by providing information, education, or reassurance.
Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members. Interact with patients to build rapport or provide emotional support.
Performs follow-up for patients including documentation in patient chart, phone calls, summary letters and letters of medical necessity.
Write detailed consultation reports to provide information on complex genetic concepts to patients or referring physicians.
Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities & Provide genetic counseling in specified areas of clinical genetics in oncology.
Advise patients on effects of health conditions or treatments. Determine or coordinate treatment plans by requesting laboratory services, reviewing genetics or counseling literature, and considering histories or diagnostic data.
· Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals. Develop medical treatment plans.
· Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests. Interview patients or review medical records to obtain comprehensive patient or family medical histories, and document findings.
· Gather medical information from patient histories. Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
· Record patient medical histories and Provide patients with information about the inheritance of conditions such as breast, ovarian, prostate and colon cancer. Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
Assess patients' psychological or emotional needs such as those relating to stress, fear of test results, financial issues, and marital conflicts to make referral recommendations or assist patients in managing test outcomes. Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
Read current literature, talk with colleagues, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in genetics. Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
Prepare or provide genetics-related educational materials to patients or medical personnel. Prepare healthcare training materials.
Determine or coordinate treatment plans by requesting laboratory services, reviewing generics or counseling literature, and considering histories or diagnostic data. And Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
Design and conduct genetics training programs for physicians, graduate students, other health professions or the general community. Conduct health or safety training programs. Train medical providers.
Evaluate or make recommendations for standards of care or clinical operations, ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, ethics, legislation, or policies. Develop healthcare quality and safety procedures. Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
Serve as liaison for identifying appropriate candidates for participation in research related to hereditary cancer at Mt Sinai Medical Center, Cancer Comprehensive Center.
Participate in all relevant clinical and multidisciplinary tumor board meetings. Engage in research activities related to the field of medical genetics or genetic counseling.
Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues. Collect for or share with research projects patient data related to specific genetic disorders or syndromes. And Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues
Identify funding sources and write grant proposals for eligible programs or services. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
We believe in the physical and mental well-being of our employees and are committed to offering comprehensive benefits that fit their personal needs. Our robust employee benefits package includes:
Long-term disability coverage
Healthcare spending accounts
Paid time off
Employee assistance program
Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) required
At least 2 years of genetic counseling experience
Must be certified or eligible for ABGC (American Board of Genetic Counseling) certification
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