Provides genetic counseling to patients and families regarding genetic risk, diagnosis and testing. Document all patient interaction, significant observations, interventions and actions taken in the patient record. Serves as a clinical resource person and effectively shares clinical expertise with staff, students and community in both formal and informal teaching sessions.
The Maternal Fetal Medicine team includes 3 physicians, 3 nurse practitioners, and 5 nurses who work collaboratively in a supportive environment.
Will work with inpatients and outpatients of all age groups in General Medical Genetics, Pediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, and as needed in Oncology and Maternal Fetal Medicine. Will provide genetic counseling services at an outreach clinic with Geneticist. Opportunities to participate in research, publication, developing and growing subspecialty clinics are available.
Master's degree from an American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC). Accredited genetic counseling training program or equivalent.
Certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling required. Illinois state licensure or ability to obtain Illinois State Licensure required.