Genetic Counselor

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is seeking aGenetic Counselor.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The primary job responsibilities include providing genetic counseling to patients referred for a wide variety of indications such as maternal age, abnormal screening results, abnormal ultrasound findings, family history concerns, pregnancy loss, teratogenic exposures and infertility.
  • Case preparation for the counseling session may include review of previous pertinent testing results, research regarding the condition of concern and arranging for appropriate testing.
  • Coordinate testing, which may include prenatal diagnosis, aneuploidy screening, ultrasound and carrier screening.
  • Communication with maternal-fetal medicine physicians, other medical specialists, referring obstetric providers, various laboratories, and insurance companies is required.
  • Provide follow-up by contacting the patient and referring providers with test results, documentation of the counseling session and results of testing, and assisting with arrangements for additional consultations or testing.
  • Cases are presented in weekly conferences for management and student education.
  • Help in the development of clinic protocols.
  • In addition to responsibilities related to direct patient care, there are opportunities for participation in education via the provision of lectures to various student groups, other medical providers, and lay groups.
  • Additional teaching responsibilities include supervision of genetic counseling graduate students, fellows/residents in maternal-fetal medicine and medical genetics, and medical students and gynecology/obstetrics residents on elective rotations.
  • Collaboration in clinical research is encouraged. Opportunities exist for interaction with over 25 additional counselors in other departments at this large, academic medical center.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Master’s Degree from a graduate program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC).
  • Must seek certification as a genetic counselor from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) within two years of hire date.
  • Must maintain certification by completion of the required CEUs for the period prescribed by the Board.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A qualified candidate should have good case management skills.
  • Critical thinking and an independent work ethos can be rewarded with considerable autonomy in this work setting.

Classified Title: Genetic Counselor
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range: $61,554 - $84,701 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Part-time
Schedule: Hours will vary
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​Fetal Therapy Program
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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