| EOE Statement:|
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Ob/Gyn/Genetics and located at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Responsible for participating with a clinical geneticist in the delivery of genetic services.
- Elicits individual and family histories and information regarding the psychological and socioeconomic status of the family.
- Reviews with the family and clinical geneticist the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment planned.
- Transmits pertinent information about genetic risks and mechanism.
- Assists the family in assimilating the genetic information and adjusting to its implications.
- Implements the treatment plan and makes appropriate referrals to medical, nursing, social work, and psychological services.
- Provides follow-up support to patients and their families.
- Summarizes findings for patients and referring physicians.
- Participates in the education of parents, community groups, physicians, medical professionals, agencies, staff, and students regarding human genetics.
- Facilitates provision of services, including intake and clinic organization.
- Assists in the development and implementation of ongoing clinical investigations in genetics.
Master’s degree from an accredited genetic counseling program.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Must be board certified in genetic counseling by the either the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) or the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or eligible to obtain certification within a year of graduation.
Experience in prenatal counseling. Competent in interviewing and counseling techniques to elicit from patients or family the information necessary to reach appropriate conclusion; knowledge of genetic and mathematics principles to understand the limitations, interpretations, and significance of specialized laboratory and genetic procedures; ability to anticipate areas of difficulty and conflict, to help families and individuals recognize and cope with their emotional and psychological needs; and to recognize situations requiring referral and to transmit pertinent information effectively.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with education and experience.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C12.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.