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New Jersey Perinatal Associates, LLC
Clinical Genetic Counselor
Job Opportunity
Title: Clinical Genetic Counselor, One (1) Full-Time position available

Posted 10/15/2020
Job Summary
Licensed and Certified Genetic Counselors are an integral part the New Jersey Perinatal
Associates (NJPA) healthcare team. They provide risk assessment, education and support to
individuals who are pregnant, or considering pregnancy, and families at risk for, or diagnosed with,
a variety of inherited conditions. Genetic counselors also explain genetic test results in the context
of screening and/or family history, provide supportive counseling, and serve as patient advocates.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
The right candidate will join a team of nine genetic counselors and will provide counseling, in
person and/or by telehealth, for a variety of indications in two of our five locations, including
arranging for patient and/or fetal testing, answering patient phone calls arranging for follow-up
consultations, and informing patients of all prenatal diagnostic results and abnormal screening
results. All interactions with patients are documented in the form of a letter or chart note to serve as
communication between the genetic counselor and medical professionals involved with patient
care. A genetic counselor in our office also serves as a resource of teratogen and genetic
information for referring physician and/or perinatologist.
Minimum Requirements
„h Graduate degree from an accredited institution
„h ABGC Certification or a ¡§Board Eligible¡¨ status
„h New Jersey State Licensure or application pending
„h Demonstrated experience with electronic medical records and Microsoft Office.
Other Educational Requirements
Medical journal publications and outreach education are encouraged, as well as maintenance of
current CEU requirements.
Compensation
NJPA offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, certification and licensure. Benefit
package includes include health, dental and vision insurance, 401K, flexible spending account and
contribution towards CEU costs.
Interested?
Send resume or CV to the attention of Laura Limone, MS, LCGC by email
(llimone@njperinatal.com) or fax (973-322-2309).

PEDIATRICS

Genetic Counselor Full Time * Paterson, NJ

posted 08/03/2020

St. Joseph’s Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive teams. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”. As a key member of our team, you will provide clinical consultation to patients regarding occurrence of and risk for birth defects, mental retardation and inherited disorders. In addition, you will provide genetic education to medical and genetic counseling staff, and analyze patient needs using current knowledge of genetic science and technology.

Responsibilities include:  Consulting patients on risks, appropriate testing, and communication of test results  Collecting patient medical information from diverse sources  Reporting testing, referral and psychosocial needs of patients to medical geneticist and referring physician  Participating in the evaluation of pediatric and adult patients and documenting clear family and medical histories  Providing genetic education to resident physicians, genetic counseling students, medical professionals and community groups  Supervising genetic counseling interns in a clinical training rotation  Performing other related functions as needed

 

To qualify, you must have a Masters’ Degree in Genetic Counseling, Human Genetics or related field, 2-3 years of genetic counseling experience, and preferably ABGC Certification. Superior analytical skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment, attention to detail, and problem resolution will also be expected, as will the ability to contribute to team meeting discussions/projects and take part in projects associated with the accomplishment of outcomes that will help improve patient care. Strong consultation skills including the identification of risks, offering of appropriate testing, communicating test results, and writing summary reports are all essential. Strong customer service, oral/written communication, organizational and decision-making skills are required. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a dynamic work atmosphere.

 

For immediate consideration, please apply online at: https://jobs.stjosephshealth.org/job/paterson/counselor-genetic/998/12722566 St. Joseph’s Health www.Jobs.stjosephshealth.org Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

CANCER

Cooper University Health Care

posted 1/4/2020
William G. Rohrer Cancer Genetics Program
Genetic Counselor Certified
Job ID# 48026
https://jobs.cooperhealth.org/job/camden/genetics-counselor-cert-genetics/338/14247162
Start date: 3/1/2020 or later
Status: Full time
Location: MDA Cancer Center at Cooper, 2 Cooper Plaza, Camden NJ 08103
Scheduled Days / Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am-5p
Education: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program.
Experience: 2 years experience in Cancer Genetics or related field preferred.
Required License/Certifications/ Registration: ABGC or ABMG genetic counselor
certification (or active candidate status) and New Jersey state genetic counselor license (or
eligible to apply)
Cooper University Health Care, a leading provider of comprehensive health services, medical
education, and clinical research in South Jersey, has an exceptional opportunity for a Genetic
Counselor.
The Genetic Counselor should have a Master’s degree in genetic counseling from an accredited
program or a degree in human genetics from an ABGC accredited training program. It is
preferred that candidates have at least 2 years’ experience in a cancer genetics related field but
recent graduates will also be considered. Candidates should have certification or active
candidate status for ABGC or ABMG certification and NJ state genetic counseling license or be
eligible to apply. In addition, candidates should have a strong knowledge base in cancer
genetics, be highly motivated, have strong critical-thinking, organizational and communication
skills, and be able to work well independently and collaboratively.
This Genetic Counselor will:
• Coordinate and perform all services provided through the Cancer Genetics Program.
• Perform all aspects of hereditary cancer risk counseling.
• Coordinate genetic testing for various hereditary cancer syndromes.
• Provide education to referring physicians and the community at large about hereditary
cancer syndromes.

PENN Medicine Virtua Cancer Program 

posted 1/24/2020

Join the cancer genetics team at the Penn Medicine Virtua Cancer Program in South Jersey. Interested applicants should contact Bridget LeGrazie by email blegrazie@virtua.org or phone 856-247-7379.

Virtua Health Cancer Genetics Program is hiring for the following positions:

·         1 Full Time Board Certified Genetic Counselor Program Manager, Start Date 2/17/20 or later, Location: Voorhees Health and Wellness Building and Samson Cancer Center Moorestown, NJ

·         1 Full Time Board Certified Genetic Counselor, Start Date 3/1/20 or later, Location: Samson Cancer Center Moorestown, NJ

·         1 Per Diem Board Certified Genetic Counselor, Start Date 2/1/20 or later, Location: Voorhees Health and Wellness Building and Samson Cancer Center Moorestown, NJ

 

Required Education: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program (will consider candidates graduating in Spring 2020)

 

Experience: experience in Cancer Genetics and Cardiology Genetics preferred. In addition, for manager position, 2 years or more of management experience preferred.

 

Required License/Certifications: ABGC or ABMG genetic counselor certification (or active candidate status) and New Jersey state genetic counselor license (or eligible to apply)

Atlantic Health System

posted 05/18/2020

Atlantic Health System is seeking a full-time Genetics Counselor for the Oncology Services Department to work from 8 AM to 4 PM. To provide genetic counseling and testing services in the Cancer Center to individuals worried at personal cancer risk or with a family history of cancer and to facilitate the cancer treatment decision making process. Participates in quality assurance and community educational programs. • Graduate of accredited genetic counseling program/eligible to graduate 5/2020 • NJ License (eligible) • New graduates are encouraged to apply

opening for a full time oncology genetic counselor primarily based out of Morristown Medical Center. Any questions, please reach out to Jessica Heinzmann at Jessica.heinzmann@atlantichealth.org.

 

https://jobs.atlantichealth.org/job/10961312/genetics-counselor-ii-oncology-services-morristown-nj/

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  

CONTACT US:  humangeneticsnj@gmail.com

 

DISCLAIMER:  The information contained in the Human Genetics Association of New Jersey, Inc. web site is intended for educational purposes only. Individuals requiring genetic evaluation or medical treatment should contact their local genetics center or health care provider for appropriate care.  Inclusion of a link to an online resource does not represent an endorsement of that site by the Human Genetics Association of New Jersey, Inc.

$40 other healthcare professional fee for the Full Day January Conference

$50 Industry Sponsor  fee for Full day January conference

2021: $60 membership fee (includes CEUs for full year  including January Full day conference)

$75 genetic counselor CEU fee for non-members for Full Day January Conference

$40  GC fee for Full Day January Conference (not claiming CEU's)