The Pediatric Genetic Counselor provides genetic counseling to individuals and families at risk for hereditary disorders. S/He assesses recurrence risks and recommends medical or genetic testing based on analysis of the risk, benefit, and cost. S/He reviews implications with the patient and provides crisis intervention regarding unexpected genetic conditions. S/He educates physicians and health professionals and ensures appropriate patient referral and care.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Master's degree in Genetic Counseling from a school accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling. Board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics as a genetic counselor.
2 years of genetic counseling experience
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