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Job Title: Genetics Counselor

Class Code:341827Grade:27Market Range: 29

Job Summary

Administer and coordinate a genetic outreach program at sites in Western Kentucky and at the genetic clinic at the Child Evaluation Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide genetic counseling services to patients, couples and families with at risk for genetic disorders and birth defects.

Design and deliver genetic education programs, exhibits and displays to nurses, allied professionals and lay persons.

Participate in clinical research with a clinical geneticist.

Instruct medical students, fellows and residents in medical genetics.

Coordinate patient support groups.

Perform clinical research

Knowledge, Training and Skills

Master's degree in Genetic Counseling. Board eligible for certification in genetic counseling through the American Board of Medical Genetics.

Experience

One year of related genetics experience.

Supervisor Title(s)

Director, Genetic Outreach Program

Subordinate Title(s)

Multiple Titles