Mount Sinai Careers

Genetic Counselor

Jamaica, New York
Research


Job Description

Mount Sinai Services at NYC H+H /Queens Hospital are seeking to hire a Full-Time Licensed Genetic Counselor to support the OB/GYN & Pediatrics Departments as part of our Clinical Team. 

 

You will provide genetic counseling services and risk assessment for all patients with family, personal history or abnormal relevant screening or diagnostic test result to determine genetic risk, provide testing options and supportive counseling.  You will help patients understand and come to terms with the significant impact of a genetically inherited disease.  In addition to counseling patients, serves as education resource for other health care providers, patient advocate, refers to appropriate community and state programs/services.  Performs administrative functions as necessary for specimen processing and program support.  Supervise medical/genetic counseling students from affiliated programs.  Referral source include prenatal, cancer, pediatric, preconception, adult, newborn screening and other specialties within hospital and in community referral base. 


Job Requirements

-Masters Degree in Genetic Counseling

-Board Eligible/Certified from the American Board of Genetic Counseling. (If BE, then Board Certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling within two years of employment)

-Certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling 


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

 

 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. 


 

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