Baylor College of Medicine is looking for an experienced clinical Genetic Counselor for a high volume Maternal Fetal Medicine practice in New York City. The Genetic Counselor will work full time at the practice but will also have full access to Baylor’s resources including Laboratory Directors, Medical Geneticists, billing specialists, client services, and other Genetic Counselors. We are looking for individuals who work well independently and can handle a busy practice.
Providing optimal prenatal/preconception genetic counseling to patients with indications such as advanced maternal age, ultrasound anomalies, abnormal screening or carrier testing, significant family history, multiple miscarriages, teratogen exposure, etc.
Serving as a liaison between clinicians and laboratory team members to facilitate prenatal genetic testing/screening
Interpreting genetic test results and providing information about genetic variations, abnormalities, and syndromes to families and referring physicians
Providing consultation to referring clinicians on genetic test selection and strategy, pedigree assessment, completion timeframes, etc.
Collaborating with billing department to provide necessary coding, pre-authorizations, letters of medical necessity, and appeals
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an American Board of Genetic Counseling accredited program
Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)
Prior related Genetic Counseling experience, preferred
Demonstrated communication and organizational skills
Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings Inc., have agreed on a joint venture in which the College will share ownership and governance of its clinical genetics diagnostic laboratories with the Japan-based international healthcare company that has a focus on clinical diagnostics and laboratory tests. Baylor Genetics will be built on Baylor’s existing Medical Genetics Laboratories, which enga...ges in clinical laboratory genetic testing. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. A vast range of diagnostic genetic testing is available through our Baylor Genetics, a joint venture with Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Life Sciences. The Department of Molecular & Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine is one of the leading genetic departments in the world offering unparalleled clinical treatment and counseling As the largest clinical genetic program in the country, we offer a single resource for all genetic services and testing, thanks to our affiliations with other medical departments and hospitals within the world-renowned Texas Medical Center.