HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Market Genetic Counselor in Richmond, Virginia
Market covers: Spotsylvania, Meadowbridge Office(associated with Henrico Doctors), Colonial Heights (associated with CJW)
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Demonstrates clinical competence providing genetic counseling within perinatal setting. • Initiates and documents patient education including family and/or significant others. Uses appropriate patient education documentation modality. • Plays a critical role in the coordination of care between the Perinatal Center, primary obstetrician, subspecialty health care providers and inpatient units. • Participates in the development of standards of care, practice and performance guidelines, policy and procedures and patient education related to genetic counseling. • Utilizes expertise in area of specialization to provide consultation services to health care providers and consumers.
• Demonstrates leadership through effective communication with departmental staff, physicians, nurses and other genetic counselors, and internal/external customers.
• Participates in Perinatal Center continuous quality improvement and Joint Commission activities. • Utilizes and facilitates research that supports and advances genetic counseling.
• Demonstrates professional growth and leadership through continuing education and involvement in professional organizations.
QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree with major study in Medical Genetics or a relevant field such as Nursing from a recognized college or university or equivalent experience. Board certification/eligibility in Genetic Counseling by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling is required.
Title: Market Genetic Counselor
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Requisition ID: 00448-32495