Insight Medical Genetics has an outstanding opportunity available for a full time REMOTE GENETIC COUNSELOR to provide preconception, prenatal and cancer genetic counseling services as part of a large, congenial, and progressive private genetics practice. This position allows for exciting opportunities to practice genetic counseling using alternative service delivery methods from the comfort of home and will require a genetic counselor to be available to provide clinical services 5-days a week from 7am-4pm CST (8-5pm EST).
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide genetic counseling services to patients for preconception, prenatal and hereditary cancer indications.
Work with medical directors to identify a list of possible genetic risks or disorders that could adversely affect the patient, the family or a fetus and determine patient management needs
Compile complete family histories, obtain and review medical records; provide psychosocial counseling and support
Coordinate ordering of genetic tests and disclosure of results
Provide follow-up patient care and communication with referring providers
Provide written documentation
Participate in the training of genetic counseling students through Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling training programs
Benefits for full time employees include starting allowance of 4 weeks paid time off (PTO), medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with company match, attendance for CEU meeting annually, membership dues, licensure maintenance dues and access to short term disability/long term disability. Insight Medical Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Interested applicants can send resumes/cover letters to:
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or a related field from a program accredited by a national certification
ABGC or ABMG Board certified or eligible
Licensed by the State of Illinois, Virginia, Ohio, and Indiana (or ability to apply for licensure upon hire)
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Experience with telehealth platforms preferred but not required
Experience preferred but not required
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 12345
About Insight Medical Genetics
Insight in an innovative genetic medicine practice serving preconception, prenatal and hereditary cancer risk patients. While Insight’s beginnings are in the Chicagoland area, we are expanding to other markets by employing our Virtual Insight telehealth genetic counseling services to provide high quality and convenient genetic counseling in the comfort of an individual’s home or doctor’s office. Our genetic counselors work closely with our medical directors and laboratory leaders to develop clinical workflows, identify testing options and supportive resources that complement the counseling they provide to patients and their referring providers. Highly regarded for its scientific, clinical, and counseling expertise, Insight also has internal cytogenetic and molecular genetics laboratories to offer timely and specialized services to patients.