Clinical Genetic Counselor
DESCRIPTION: Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory is looking for experienced clinical genetic counselors to join our team. Responsibilities include face-to-face reproductive counseling for varying indications such as prenatal testing options, ultrasound findings, positive family history, carrier screening, etc. The genetic counselor will be primarily located at an external site, but they will also be considered part of the Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory (MGTL), with regular access to various resources such as Laboratory Directors, Medical Geneticists, Billing specialists, Client Services, Account Managers, and other Genetic Counselors.
We are looking for individuals who work well independently and can handle a busy practice.
Laboratory Genetic Counselor
DESCRIPTION: The laborarory GC serves as a liaison between MGTL and physicians, genetic counselors and clients. The hired individual will need to assist in the communication and clarification of genetic test results to counselors and clinicians.
Other roles include:
1) Patient interaction in the form of telephone-based counseling regarding test results, 2) client education through development of test brochures and test descriptions on the laboratory's website.
2) Marketing initiatives through planning of and participation in laboratory exhibits at scientific meetings.
3) Mentoring students pursuing a Masters in Genetic Counseling at the Icahn School of Medicine through a formal Laboratory rotation.
MGTL functions as part of a larger genetic counseling team within the Division of Medical Genetics at Mount Sinai; therefore, there is plenty of opportunity to participate in a rich academic environment.