Genetic Counselor III

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Job Location
4650 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Full benefits, visit our website for more details

Job Description

The genetic counselor provides support for molecular based clinical services as well as provides counseling support to parents, patients, and healthcare providers. Participates in education and clinical research activities.  Provides supervision services as needed for students and trainees.  Provides support for the outreach program and follow-up for physicians, parents and patients in regards to genomic tests developed by CHLA.

****Please note***** will look at candidates with less experience for a level I or II position


Qualifications: Masters’ degree from an American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accredited genetic counseling training program required. 2-3 years of experience as a genetic counselor in prenatal or postnatal genetic counseling. Experience in a diagnostic laboratory setting preferred.

License, Registration or Certification required: American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) certification and California Genetic Counselor License

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:  Thorough knowledge of principles of human genetics. Knowledge of counseling techniques. Experience in pedigree analysis, risk assessment, screening, testing, counseling, and identification of support resources. Knowledge of clinical features and natural history of a broad range of genetic diseases. Familiarity with general indications, limitations and methodology of common tests used in the areas of cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, and molecular genetics. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, and group process skills. 



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About Our Organization

Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. 
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the nation—and the only children’s hospital on the West Coast—ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report and named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of children’s hospitals.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.



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