Mount Sinai Careers
Genetic Counselor Coordinator - OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
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Oversees and coordinates the genetic counseling program of the Division of Medical and Molecular Genetics. Administers clinical and administrative activities of the program. Develops and implements policies and procedures. Provides genetic counseling to patients, particularly those with unusual or special needs.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Coordinates day-to-day operation of program, such as scheduling, staffing and patient flow. Oversees division's recruitment and retention activities. Conducts performance appraisal for staff in conjunction with administrator.
- Administers Quality Assurance program and monitoring.
- Directs genetic counseling clinical research activities and coordinates clinical research with lab research.
- Monitors revenues and expenses for division. Ensures program maintains cost-effective practices.
- Oversees activities of support staff to ensure efficient and timely scheduling and billing.
- Provides genetic counseling services to patients and families particularly in unusual or special cases.
- Prepares, gathers data for, updates and manages grants for the division.
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- Develops and implements office policies and procedures.
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- Conducts inservice training.
- Must be eligible for subspecialty genetic counseling certification from American Board of Medical Genetics.
Master’s Degree in Science from an accredited Human Genetics Program, specializing in Genetic Counseling.
Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and referring physicians.
Certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Membership or eligible for membership to the National Society of Genetic Counselors and the American Society of Human Genetics.