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Genetic Counselor II - Atrium Health Pineville

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 9119
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Department Name: 29681025333516-Obstetrics/Gynecology
Location: AH Pineville - Admin - 10628 Park Rd

Overview

Atrium Health is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive systems with more than 70,000 teammates serving patients at 42 hospitals and 1500 care locations.  It provides care under the Wake Forest Baptist Health name in the Winston-Salem, NC region and Navicent Health in Georgia.  Premier facilities include Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital, and Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute.  The full range of genetic services are available in the Charlotte area, including preconception/prenatal, pediatric/adult, and cancer genetic counseling as well as five Geneticists on staff.  Women’s Institute offers Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist and Genetic Counseling services with locations in Charlotte, Concord, and Pineville, NC.  The team includes 7 MFMs and 4 Genetic Counselors.   

Join Women’s Institute – Cabarrus and provide preconception and prenatal genetic counseling services at a busy center with opportunities for professional growth.  Participate in genetic counseling student training.  Possible travel to Women’s Institute-South Charlotte.   Eligible for full benefits, including healthcare, 401K, and paid time off.  Candidates must be highly motivated and flexible.  Must have ability to multitask and communicate effectively with team members. 

 

 

Job Summary

Assists in the planning, development and implementation of clinical practice, research and education in the area of human/clinical genetics.



Essential Functions

  • Assesses, plans, and manages medical, psychological and social problems for a specialty patient population.
  • Acts as liaison with health care professionals for inquiries and referrals and communicates clearly with patients/families.
  • Maintains accurate case records for each referred patient and documents fully, accurately and appropriately in the medical record.
  • Initiates, designs and conducts formal and informal education programs for physicians, genetic counseling students, other health professionals, and the general community.
  • Plans, develops and implements programs, policies and procedures within the area of human/clinical genetics.
  • Monitors and integrates new technologies, theories, and community resources.

     

Physical Requirements
Walking, standing, sitting, lifting, teaching, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds in handling of patients and medical equipment and supplies. May be exposed to blood and other potentially infectious materials. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, speech, touch, and finger dexterity.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Master's of Science in Genetic Counseling or related field required. Two of more years experience as a Genetic Counselor. Board Certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.