Assists healthcare providers in selecting the most appropriate genetic testing for the patient based on medical and family history.
Assists with sample accessioning by obtaining additional clinical information from the ordering healthcare providers.
Communicates test results to the ordering healthcare providers.
Drafts and reviews the laboratory reports for various cytogenetic and molecular genetic testing.
Assists with medical literature search to provide further information for abnormal cytogenetic or molecular genetic test interpretation and reporting.
Assists in marketing activities, such as providing in-service presentations to clinicians, developing written brochures/information sheets and new test announcements.
Assists with laboratory website development and maintenance.
Assists with implementation of new test implementation work flow.
Participates in training of genetic counseling students, laboratory fellows, and genetics residents.
Two-year Master's degree from Genetic Counseling Graduate Program.
Board-Certified or eligible to sit for the Genetic Counseling Board Examination administered by the American Board of Genetic Counselors.
Expertise in the principles of human genetics, including cytogenetics, molecular genetics, biochemical genetics, and human growth and development.
Extensive knowledge of social, legal, and ethical issues in genetics.
Organizational skills, attention to detail, and computer experience.
Able to present information through oral or written communication effectively.
Maintain and foster interpersonal relationships with internal and external customers.
Demonstrates the ability to work efficiently and independently promoting a team environment and maintaining a cooperative and supportive atmosphere. When personal workload is light, helps others to stay productive.
Demonstrates the ability to adjust to change, handle interruptions and function with changing circumstances.
Demonstrate the ability to change manner of communication styles to adapt to various cultural differences.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 17094
About Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) Clinical Laboratory performs various genomic, molecular, microarray, FISH, and chromosome analyses to diagnose a broad range of inherited diseases and cancer genetic alterations. We emphasize collaborative interactions between clinicians, physician-scientists, and basic science investigators to quickly transition cutting-edge research testing to cutting-edge clinical diagnostic testing, using state-of-the art technology platforms such as next generation sequencing (NGS). With world-renowned experts at the helm, we are moving genome-based testing into the mainstream of pediatric diagnosis and treatment by offering comprehensive next generation sequencing for constitutional and cancer disorders and making results accessible and meaningful for physicians and families.