Genetics Counselor- Certified- Contingent

Henry Ford Hospital Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 2 months ago

  • Under the supervision of the primary physician and/or the Division Head, elicits patient history, provides counseling and follow-up care for the following patient groups: prenatal, pediatric, adult cancer, general genetics, adult and pediatric neurogenetics.

  • Prepares cases and presents at interdisciplinary conferences.

  • Formulates differential diagnosis, coordinates related testing, and documents all patient visits.

  • Counsels patients on all aspects of the diagnosis.

  • Consults on inpatient cases and acts as liaison with a variety of internal and external sources.

  • Responsible for training and supervision of students and residents, education of professional and lay groups, and participation in departmental research.

  • Credentialed to directly supervise genetic counseling students.

  • : Requires minimum of a Master of Science degree in genetic counseling from an accredited university graduate program.

  • Certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counselors is required.

  • Previous experience in Genetics, with counseling, diagnostic, and interpretation experience in the areas of prenatal diagnosis and screening, amniocentesis, teratogen and dysmorphology and/or cancer genetics.

  • Requires sound knowledge of the State's genetics network as well as other agencies that relate to the care of patients with genetic diseases.

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Genetics Counselor- Certified- Contingent

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