The Institute of Genetic Medicine is seeking a Certified Genetic Counselor to join nearly 30 GCs across JHU and Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) within a variety of disciplines. JHU offers world renowned healthcare to a diverse patient population. Academic hospital setting allows for involvement in research and teaching opportunities.
Additional genetic counselor benefits unique to JHU include: Membership in the Genetic Counseling Consortium; a regular meeting of the GCs from JHU and KKI that facilitates professional support and advocacy within the institutions and the state of Maryland. Peer supervision with a licensed clinical psychologist. Opportunities to establish specialty clinics Support and mentoring for professional growth and development by senior GCs and clinical geneticists.
Assist in developing molecular send-out test menu and relevant clinical and lab policies by working with the Department of Pathology and clinical providers throughout the institution. Assist in selecting reference labs by researching sensitivity, specificity, detection rates, cost and TATs. Assist with development/maintenance of protocols for esoteric test requests. Review of esoteric test requests alongside the molecular pathology fellow/attending Act as resource to physicians & other staff regarding genetic disorders and testing. Monitor test utilization by in-house providers.
1. Provide independent & direct genetic counseling as part of the general genetics clinic or specialty clinic. 2. Review medical records to determine genetic testing options and triage of patients to specialty clinics. 3. Coordinate genetic testing including informed consent, lab requisitions, and letters of medical necessity. 4. Communicate results to physicians and patients and document as appropriate. 5. Participate in institution-wide educational activities, which can include giving lectures to current and future health care professionals and supervising residents and genetic counseling students.
Master's degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Must seek certification as a genetic counselor from the ABGC within two years of hire date. Must maintain certification by completion of the required CEUs for the period prescribed by the Board. Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Successful completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.
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