Genetics Counselor PRN
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
CHRISTUS Childrens Hospital-30200
333 N Santa Rosa St
San Antonio, TX 78207
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Coordinates specialized genetic counseling services for identified patient populations, trains students and staff and facilitates research projects. Designs, develops, implements and supervises patient/family genetic counseling programs. Initiates, develops, and recommends changes to policies, procedures, and patient care activities in the program specific area of human/clinical genetics. Interviews patients, relatives and others to obtain data on personal medical and family history. Analyzes and interprets information about the genetic disorder and inheritance patterns to aid in diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Counsels patients and families by explaining aspects of the disease, current state of knowledge, and potential diagnostic techniques. Analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities. Primary activities and decision making authority are predominantly performed independently affecting business operations to a substantial degree.
Masters degree in genetic counseling or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least two years of experience preferred.
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
Certified or eligible as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetics Counseling.