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Genetic Counselor - Maternal Fetal Medicine - Full Time

Company: ProMedica Senior Care
Location: Bradner
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Provides professional genetic counseling to perinatal patients with a known genetic background that poses a risk of hereditary disease or malformation to their unborn child or to obstetrical patients with a newly diagnosed condition or malformation that poses a risk to their unborn child. Coordinates communication between the patient and multidisciplinary team in diagnosis and evaluation of genetic conditions. Focuses on those at risk for an unfavorable pregnancy outcome or who have had abnormal prenatal screening results. Primary Duties: 1. Responsible for obtaining, analyzing, counseling, educating and following up on obstetrical patients at risk for genetic diseases or birth defects. 2. Obtains patient and family historical medical data and interprets data to assist in determining possible problem areas. 3. Assists patients in understanding genetic disease or the birth defects in order to provide professional counseling services. 4. Coordinates patient visits, monitors tests and results and reports results to referring physicians. 5. Updates medical records and keeps team members apprised of patient issues, problems, and status. 6. Monitors information resulting from laboratory tests/diagnostic studies and reviews for further evaluation to assure continuity of patient care and education of patient/family in nature of disease/problem. 7. Assesses patient for additional stressors as to make proper referral recommendations. 8. Functions as an active member of perinatal hospice program and perinatal bereavement team. 9. Identifies and effectively utilizes community resources that provide medical, educational, financial and psychosocial support and advocacy as indicated. 10. Maintains follow up on newborn outcomes, collects appropriate data updates medical files. 11. Performs other duties as assigned.Master's degree in human genetics, genetic counseling is required. --- Degree must be obtained through an accredited institution. --- Board certified or Board Eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.--- New graduates encouraged to apply. ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org/about-promedicaQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact employment@promedica.orgEqual Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: ProMedica Senior Care, Toledo , Genetic Counselor - Maternal Fetal Medicine - Full Time, Healthcare , Bradner, Ohio

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