Genetic Counselor - Genomics Lab

Organization
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Job Location
1919 E. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Job Description

This position offers a unique opportunity for a Genetic Counselor to become involved in the implementation of laboratory genetic consultation service in the section of Clinical Molecular and Genomic Pathology. The selected candidate will closely work with laboratory medical directors and other laboratory personnel, and provide information and technical support to the clients.

Position Duties

  1. Guides the physicians/clients in identifying appropriate testing approach based on their patients' clinical and family history.
  2. Assists the Medical Directors with interpretation of genetic test results and writing reports.
  3. Communicates genetic test results to the physicians/clients.
  4. Provides education on genetic topics to the physicians and laboratory staff.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Requirements

Education:

-Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling (Required)

Experience:

-Experience in Genetic Counseling

-Familiarity with best practices in laboratory genetic testing and their clinical utilization (Required)

Certifications:

-Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling

About Our Organization

Phoenix Children's Hospital has provided hope, healing and the best healthcare for children since it was born in 1983, and has grown to become one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country.

With a Medical Staff of nearly 1,000 pediatric specialists, Phoenix Children’s provides inpatient, outpatient, trauma and emergency care across more than 70 pediatric subspecialties, the most comprehensive pediatric care available in the state.

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