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Genetic Counselor, Cert

 

Genetic Counselor, Cert

Department: APH Genetics Specialty Practic
Status:
Full Time
Shift:
First
ReqID: req27534

Position Summary
Evaluate and explain a family's risk of an inherited medical condition.

Essential Functions
Obtain and review patients medical and family histories.
Help assess a patients history in order to determine if the family may benefit from genetic testing.
Facilitate the process of genetic testing.
Assist patients and their healthcare providers in the interpretation of genetic test results.
Formulate a medical management plan based on the patient's history, family history and genetic test results.
Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions
Chart preparation and medical records review.
Document patient interactions through patient and/physician summary letters.
Stay abreast of the latest research relating to genetics and genetic testing options.
Educate other healthcare providers and the general public about genetics.
Maintains required records, reports and files.
Attends meeting as required and participates on committees as directed.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Education/Training
Masters degree in Genetic Counseling required

Licensure/Certification
Certified Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) or American Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC) renewed every five years.

ADDRESS: 60 West Gore (Orlando Heart Center) Orlando FL 32806

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