Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Genetic Counselor-Perinatal in Racine, Wisconsin

Job Title:

Genetic Counselor-Perinatal

Job Category:

Professional/ Technical

Hours per Shift:

8

Shift Start Time:

Varies

Shift End Time:

Varies

FTE:

0.9

Shift:

1st

Company:

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare- All Saints

Department:

Prenatal Assessment Center

State:

Wisconsin

City:

Racine

Location:

All Saints- St. Luke's Health Pavilion 3821 Spring

Requirements:

Masters Degree in Genetic Counseling required.Certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics or comparable experience.Minimum 3 years genetic counseling experience

Description:

Major areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Gathers and reviews pertinent medical records and prepares for clinic visits- Completes medical history and interprets data to identify risks- Assesses patient's physical, emotional, and financial needs to plan for appropriate care- Provides information about the medical diagnosis, etiology, inheritance patterns and risk of occurrence- Completes case summaries and genetic counselor letters- Coordinates and monitors test results and reports to MD- Participates in the development of the Perinatal program through networking with medical providers on a local, regional, and national level- Assists with the implementation of standards based on guidelines from JCAHO and the American College of Medical Genetics, uses NCCN guidelines- Demonstrates a visible working style, acts in a manner that is consistent with and shows commitment to the WFH Values

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