PRENATAL GENETIC COUNSELOR NEEDED IN THE BEAUTIFUL WASHINGTON DC AREA! Inova Fairfax Hospital (Inova Health Systems) has an opening for a full-time clinical Prenatal Genetic Counselor to join a growing team of experienced genetic counselors and medical geneticists to provide risk assessment, testing, diagnosis and follow up for pregnancies at risk for genetic disorders. We are looking for someone who can work independently, but also with a medical geneticist and other medical specialists to manage genetic education, risk assessment, counseling, and coordination of genetic testing and provide support to patients. They will communicate between the patient and their multi-disciplinary care team in diagnosis and evaluations of various conditions. Mentoring by experienced genetic counselors can be provided for new / recent graduates. Applicants should have a particular interest in developing and maintaining expertise in prenatal genetic diseases. There is also the opportunity to participate in teaching and mentoring genetic counseling graduate students from local Master's degree training programs and genetics fellows/residents from local fellowship training programs. About Inova Health System Inova is a healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova encompasses the full array of health services. Inova's service promise is that we seek every opportunity to meet the unique needs of each person we are privileged to serve - every time, every touch.
The individual in this position would provide clinical counseling to patients and couples on numerous prenatal and preconception indications, including but not limited to, advanced maternal age, family history of genetic disease, abnormal ultrasound findings and abnormal aneuploidy screening results. We are seeking a perinatal genetic counselor to join a growing High Risk Perinatal department with the expansion of a Fetal Therapy Program. Currently, our genetics team includes three geneticist, four genetic counselors and a genetic counselor administrative assistant. At Inova we have a variety of genetic clinics including pediatric, cancer, cardiovascular and neurology. At Inova there are opportunities to engage in research, publications and presentations. IND5
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About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.