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Genetic Counselor


This is a Contract position in Egg Harbor Township, NJ posted June 27, 2020.

The Genetic Counselor Health professional specializes in the areas of medical genetics and genetic counseling. The Counselor works as a member of the health care and research team, by providing information and support to families who have members with birth defects or genetic disorders, to families who may be at risk for a variety of inherited conditions, and to individuals participating or considering participating in research.This position serves as an educator and resources for other health care professionals and the general public. The Genetic Counselor also researches projects related to the field of medical genetics, genetic testing and genetic counseling.This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation.QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling required.LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Valid NJ driver’s License required. American Board of Genetic Counseling eligibility/board certification required. New Jersey Licensure eligibility required.EXPERIENCE: Institutional Review Board experience with Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Certification preferred.PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONSDemonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.WORK ENVIRONMENTThis position requires desk/computer work a majority of the time. This position requires some standing and walking and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds required. The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPThis position report to Department Leadership.The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.