Genetic Counselor I

  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Feb 13, 2018
Full time Healthcare

Job Description

Location Details:  Travel 2-3 Days per Week. LCI Morehead, LCI Monroe, LCI Pineville
 
 
 
Job Summary
Implements clinical practice, research and education in the area of human/clinical genetics.

Essential Functions
  • Assesses, plans, and manages medical, psychological and social problems for a specialty patient population.
  • Acts as liaison with health care professionals for inquiries and referrals.
  • Implements programs, policies and procedures within the area of human/clinical genetics.
  • Monitors and recommends integration of new technologies, theories, and resources.
  • Remains knowledgeable of community resources.
  • Maintains accurate case records and documents appropriately.
  • Recognizes and provides for cultural, language, and age-specific differences of patient/family.
  • Responds quickly to changes in patient and/or clinic conditions.
Physical Requirements
Walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 75 pounds in handling of patients and medical equipment and supplies. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, speech, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to concentrate.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling or related field required. Certification or eligible for Board Certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

 
At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
 
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
 
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer