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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Genetic Counselor I in Atlanta, Georgia

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This is an exciting full-time, one year in duration position for a trainee to work intensively with adult and children affected by metabolic disorders. The position focuses on lysosomal storage diseases such as Mucopolysaccharidoses, Tay Sachs disease, Gaucher disease, Pompe disease, and Mucolipidoses. Position includes clinical and research responsibilities. Additional responsibilities as assigned. Please note, this position is fully grant funded and as such has salary limitations.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provides genetic counseling services to individuals and families according to established practices, policies and procedures within the context of the department's genetic clinics and programs, including, but not limited to, general genetics clinics, metabolic disease clinics, specialty clinics, prenatal/preconception clinics, cancer risk assessment clinics, outreach clinics, Newborn Screening program, Nutrition Program, Lysosomal Storage Disease Program, and Infusion Center.

  • Supports genetic laboratory operations through coordination of diagnostic lab testing, result reporting and consultation with patients and clients.

  • Assists with training students, interns, residents, fellows and volunteers.

  • May participate in genetic research initiatives. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited ABGC training program.

  • Board eligible as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

  • Board Certification required within 3 years of hire date in order to maintain employment in this position.

NOTE: This position requires a combination of remote and on campus work, depending on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

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Job Number 57045

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Hum Gen: Medical Genetics

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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