HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Perinatal Genetic Counselor- Richmond Market in Richmond, Virginia


Richmond Market - Chippenham Hospital, Johnston Willis Hospital and Henrico Doctors Hospital.*

• Demonstrates the ability and knowledge to analyze genetic information to identify patients or families at risk for specific disorders or syndromes.

• 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.

• Ability to travel to multiple sites within the market as scheduled to provide genetic counseling to assigned patients and physician support.

• Ability to determine or coordinate treatment plans by requesting laboratory services, reviewing genetics or counseling literature, and considering histories or diagnostic data.

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Genetics from a recognized college or university. Board certification/eligibility in Genetic Counseling by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling is required.

Title: Perinatal Genetic Counselor- Richmond Market

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest

Requisition ID: 00448-32730