Available Jobs with Insight Medical Genetics
Insight Medical Genetics has an outstanding opportunity available for a full-time GENETIC COUNSELOR to provide preconception, prenatal and cancer genetic counseling services as part of a large, congenial, and progressive private genetics practice. This position will require daily local/regional travel between satellite and affiliated clinic practices and offer exciting opportunities to practice genetic counseling using alternative service delivery models.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide genetic counseling services to patients for preconception, prenatal and hereditary cancer indications.
Work with medical directors to identify a list of possible genetic risks or disorders that could adversely affect the patient, the family or a fetus and determine patient management needs
Compile complete family histories, obtain and review medical records; provide psychosocial counseling and support
Coordinate ordering of genetic tests and disclosure of results
Provide follow-up patient care and communication with referring providers
Provide written documentation
Participate in the training of genetic counseling students through the Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or a related field from a program accredited by a national certification
ABGC or ABMG Board certified or eligible
Licensed by the State of Illinois
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Experienced preferred but not required
Insight Medical Genetics is a comprehensive genetic medicine practice providing personalized counseling and guidance for patients and referring providers in a complex and changing landscape of highly technical and deeply personal matters.
With the expertise of a medical center and the personal touch of a private practice, Insight Medical Genetics provides up-to-date, leading edge testing for genetic risks with professionally recognized care and compassionate counseling every step of the way.
Benefits for full time employees include medical, dental, 401k, attendance for CEU meeting annually, membership dues, Licensure maintenance dues, etc. In addition to a competitive salary, this employee will also receive a monthly stipend for travel-related expenses and communication needs. Insight Medical Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Interested applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter and CV to: [email protected]