Genetic Counselor Coordinator

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Job Summary

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.

Education Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Science from an accredited Human Genetics Program, specializing in Genetic Counseling.

Experience Requirements:

Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and referring physicians.

Licensing and Certification Requirements:

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.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office   - N/A

General Skills and Competencies:


Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 
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