Genetic Counselor I
Baylor College of Medicine
Job posting number: #7146665 (Ref:15989-en_US)
Posted: May 24, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Wangler lab is seeking a Genetic Counselor team member for a rare and undiagnosed research study team. The studies include the Community Texome project, a genomic implementation project funded by National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) leveraging exome sequencing for an underserved population in Texas. The Brain Gene Registry is a multi-center study aimed at identifying individuals with specific genetic changes in a set of brain development genes. The Peroxisomal consortium is a study focused on peroxisomal disorder research studies. The Genetic counselor will provide genetic and genomic test results for patients in these studies using the standard clinical practices of genetic counseling.
- Works with a study coordinator to plan intake and consent visits.
- Discusses results by phone or at in person clinic visits.
- Reviews genomic test results and performs re-analysis on genomic test results.
- Plans the next steps, provide medically actionable information to patients.
- Attends all the project specific meetings, departmental seminars.
- At the discretion of the Principal Investigator, the counselor will participate in the Genetic Counseling training program.
- Collaborates with a team of study coordinators working under the Principal Investigator.
- Master's degree in Genetic Counseling.
- No experience required.
- Board-eligible or Board Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC) by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).
- One year of work experience.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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