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Clinical Prenatal/MFM Genetic Counselor

posted 05/04/2021

Sema4 is a patient-centered health intelligence company founded on the idea that more information, deeper analysis, and increased engagement will improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Sema4 is dedicated to transforming healthcare by building dynamic models of human health and defining optimal, individualized health trajectories, starting in the areas of reproductive health and oncology. CentrellisTM, our innovative health intelligence platform, is enabling us to generate a more complete understanding of disease and wellness and to provide science-driven solutions to the most pressing medical needs. Sema4 believes that patients should be treated as partners, and that data should be shared for the benefit of all.

Sema4 is seeking 2 Clinical Genetic Counselors to join our team (one based in Northern New Jersey and the other based in New York City). Despite being stationed at MFM practices, they will both be considered part of the Sema4 team, with regular access to various resources such as Laboratory Directors, Medical Geneticists, Billing Specialists, and other Genetic Counselors. We are looking for individuals who work well independently and can handle a busy practice. The hired Genetic Counselors will act as a link between the MFM practice and Sema4, so good communication, organization, and multi-tasking skills are a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Face-to-face reproductive counseling for varying indications: prenatal testing options, ultrasound findings, family history and carrier screening findings.

  • Thorough case research

  • Accurate case documentation

  • Result follow up

  • Act as a link between the Maternal Fetal Medicine practice and Sema4

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited ABGC program

  • Board certified ABGC

  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in the field of Prenatal Clinical Genetic Counseling

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • Highly organized, able to work collaboratively

    CONTACT: Lama Elkhoury, VP Genetic Counseling, with questions or to apply (lama.elkhoury@sema4.com)

PEDIATRICS

CANCER

Genetic Counselor-Psychosocial Svs Cancer Ctr (Full Time, Days)

Posted 05/04/2021

Saint Barnabas Medical Center · Psychosocial Svs Cancer Ctr

Livingston, NJ

PROFESSIONAL / MANAGEMENT

Full-Time, Day, 37.5

Posted 04/28/2021

Req # 0000059388

JOB SUMMARY:

Under indirect supervision, provides genetic education, counseling and psychological support to patients and their family members who may be at risk for a variety of inherited oncology conditions. Identifies families at risk, assesses risks, interprets information about disease, analyzes inheritance patterns, reviews testing options, interprets genetic test results and in concert with a physician, reviews available medical management options.

EDUCATION:

  • Master’s degree in Science from an accredited Human Genetics Program, specializing in genetic counseling.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

  • Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and referring physicians.

  • Prior experience strongly preferred.

  • Successful Completion of all Orientation Programs.

Additional Information:

OUR MISSION, VISION & VALUES:

Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of - Exceptional Communication, Compassionate Care, Outstanding Teamwork, Professional Integrity and Ownership & Accountability - creating an environment of Compassionate Care, Healthcare Excellence and Superior Service (CCHESS) for all that enter our facility. If you share the commitment, dedication and drive meet the CCHESS challenge, we welcome your application.

Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, is New Jersey’s oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital. The 597-bed institution is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 35,500 inpatients and over 84,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually.

The Medical Staff is comprised of more than 1,600 physicians in 100 medical and surgical specialties and there are over 3,400 employees. As a teaching institution, we have nine residency programs and one fellowship in Mammography and a shared Nephrology fellowship with Newark Beth Israel. There are a total of 154 residents and fellows.

Among Saint Barnabas’ nationally recognized facilities are The Burn Center, the only certified burn treatment facility in the state; the Barnabas Health Care System Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division, one of the most active transplant programs in the country; The Saint Barnabas Heart Centers, a world-class cardiac surgery program in affiliation with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; The Neurology and Neurosurgery Program which is the only program in New Jersey to be ranked by US News and World Report as a Top Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. It is led by an unprecedented team of experts dedicated to diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain and nervous system; the Regional Perinatal Center, providing care for high-risk and critically ill infants in New Jersey’s leading Level III, a 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; comprehensive Pediatric Services including a dedicated intensive care unit; The Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, designated by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery; a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, The Center for Sleep Disorders; The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas; extensive services in robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas, the widely recognized assisted reproductive technology program; and comprehensive cancer programs and services that includes one of the largest Radiation Oncology programs in northern New Jersey and a highly-specialized Gastrointestinal Cancer Center of Excellence.

SBMC is an equal opportunity employer.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

link to apply :

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/rwjbarnabashealth/#/job/29954

OTHER

 New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Associate Director III Under the supervision of the Director of the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program (GCGP)

Posted 06/15/2020

 

The Associate Director assists with the academic and administrative management of the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program and is responsible for assisting in the management of all program activities. The Associate Director works with the Director to develop and implement program policies and procedures; manages student observational and clinical experiences and acts as liaison to clinical sites; supervises student research projects; assists with managing admissions, marketing and recruitment processes; and does related work as required. The Associate Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. This position is located at the Union campus. It requires occasional travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Qualifications: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling or a related field; current Board Certification (ABGC or ABMGG for genetic counselors); and three years of professional experience as a genetic counselor is required. A minimum of five years of professional experience and knowledge and experience in teaching, clinical supervision, research and administration is preferred. Applicants should be familiar with current trends in genetic counseling including curricula, pedagogy, licensing, accreditation and career paths. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills are essential. Application: Please send cover letter, résumé and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Jill Fischer, Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program, by email to gcgpjobs@kean.edu. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment. Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

Kean University invites applications for a full-time Associate Program Director of the new Genetic Counseling Graduate Program.  The Associate Program Director will be an integral member of the leadership team of this new, forward-thinking program.  Questions can be directed to Jill Fischer, MS, CGC, Director, at jfischer@kean.edu or gcgpjobs@kean.edu

Position Title: Lecturer in Genetic Counseling (with responsibilities in the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pathology & Cell Biology)

Posted 04/24/2020

Summary Description: Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and NewYork Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) are excited to announce an opportunity to join an Inter-Departmental Genetic Counselor Program as a Lecturer and genetic counselor at CUIMC. This new initiative has been developed in partnership between the Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) and the Departments of:

• Pathology & Cell Biology

• Medicine

• Neurology

• Ophthalmology

• Obstetrics & Gynecology

• Pediatrics

 

The program, managed through the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, seeks a highly motivated Genetic Counselor to provide patient care in Obstetrics & Gynecology and make our overarching goal of precision medicine a reality.

This individual will provide clinical genetic counseling services within OBGYN and act as a liaison between the clinical department and the CUIMC molecular diagnostic laboratories, the Precision Genomics Laboratory (PGL) and the Laboratory of Personalized Genomic Medicine (PGM). This position involves four days providing clinical genetic counseling and one day dedicated to the laboratory role.

Successful candidates will work in a multi-disciplinary manner with other CUIMC providers and have the ability to collaborate effectively as a member of the health care team. This represents a unique opportunity for clinically-oriented genetic counselors to operate in an interdisciplinary intellectual community with close links to both the clinical laboratories and research counselors and genomicists of the IGM.

 

Responsibilities Include:

• Under limited supervision, provide reproductive genetic counseling to a diverse group of obstetric and preconception patients referred due to family histories of genetic disease, abnormal screening results, fetal anomalies, prior affected pregnancies, complex multifetal gestations and those seeking invasive diagnostic testing (CVS and amniocentesis).

• Work as part of a cutting edge multidisciplinary team including Maternal Fetal Medicine, pediatric specialists, and the Center for Prenatal Pediatrics in the care of patients with fetal malformations.

• Coordinate the ordering of and counsel patients on clinical genetic test results such as prenatal microarray, single-gene testing and exome sequencing.

• Supervise students enrolled in the Columbia University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program during their reproductive fieldwork.

• Conduct in-take screening, risk assessment, explain nature and scope of testing procedures

• Act as a liaison between the clinical department and the molecular diagnostic laboratories

• Support the clinical testing services of the PGL and PGM laboratories by assisting in the interpretation of test results

• Communicate results to patients and families and write summary reports

• Develop and present in-service education to physicians and other health care providers as it relates to PGL and PGM test availability, TAT, requirements, and limitations

• Attend and participate in professional meetings and directed educational opportunities, and have an active role in the drafting of manuscripts and publication of findings

• Participate in other educational, research, and academic service programs in the Department in accordance with the wishes of the department chair

 

Minimum Degree Required: Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling

 

Minimum Qualifications: Board eligible or board certified as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

 

Link to Apply: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/5597