NYU Medical Center Genetic Counselor in New York, New York

Genetic Counselor

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NYU Langone Healthis a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, includingfive inpatient locations,a children's hospital,three emergency roomsand a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is theLaura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute┬┐designated cancer center, andNYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go tonyulangone.org, and interact with us onFacebook,Twitter,YouTubeandInstagram.

Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Genetic Counselor.In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for assisting patients and their families in understanding genetic illnesses. Serves as educator and resource person for other health care professionals and the general public.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in educational activities of the Genetics and Metabolic Programs, including training or medical students, resident, fellows, and genetic counselors.

  • Provides genetics support to research studies as necessary. Effectively participates in educational activities and brings back knowledge learned to share with the Supportive Services department.

  • Develops educational program and protocols for medical students and residents, genetics fellows and genetics counseling students. Takes an active role in educating all of the interdisciplinary team members regarding the role of genetics in providing services to our patients.

  • Directs patients and their families to appropriate community agencies for long-term care or long-term follow-up counseling. Effectively directs patients and their families to community agencies when appropriate. Seeks out community-based resources in order to better serve our patients.

  • Provides genetic counseling for patients and their families who have or are at risk of having genetic disorders. Effectively counsels patients and their families. Interviews patients and their families to assess medical condition and provide individual and group counseling services. Effectively provides individual and group counseling to patients and their families. Utilizing proper interview techniques, effectively interviews patients and their families. Properly assesses medical conditions as necessary.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:To qualify you must have a Master's Degree in genetic counseling from an accredited program. Board certification or eligibility for board certification as a genetic counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).

Preferred Qualifications:Previous on-the-job experience as a genetic counselor.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, pleaseclick here. Pleaseclick hereto view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visithttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htmfor more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, pleaseclick here.

Company Location

NYU Langone Hospitals


CancerCtr-Patient Support Svc


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09:00 AM to 05:00 PM