The power to change the life of every child in our region–that's what the integration of nearly 300 physicians with thousands of other caring employees brings to North Texas.
Our award-winning medical center with Magnet designation provides state-of-the-art technology to more than 30 specialties and subspecialties. We care for patients from a huge referral area, recording more than one million patient encounters a year through our medical center, neighborhood clinics, primary care offices, specialty clinics and outpatient settings.
The network includes primary care physicians and/or pediatric specialists with offices in Tarrant, Denton, Parker, Johnson and Hood counties. Through the network, Cook Children's has established physician offices in several medically underserved, predominately low-income neighborhoods. The network also has increased access to pediatric specialty care through outreach clinics in many communities in North and West Texas.
Each thought and decision of our employees is guided by the Promiseto improve the health of every child in our region. It's that passion for serving children and their families that empowers all of us who work for Cook Children's.
We welcome you to explore opportunities to become part of our network, and part of the Promise.
The Genetic Counselor will provide genetic counseling services and support to patients referred to or seen in the Clinical and Metabolic Genetics Clinic. The GC acts as the primary case manager to assigned clinical and metabolic patients. The GC will support the providers in ordering genetic tests for assigned patients, along with related tasks such as working with the insurance specialist regarding benefits, writing letters of medical necessity, and arranging for specimen submission. The GC will provide support to the providers in researching abnormal lab results, initial notification to patients/families, and participation in genetic counseling regarding abnormal results. The GC will provide genetic information in response to requests from patients, families, referring providers, and others. The GC will work with providers, other clinical support staff, and front office staff with positive collaboration.
Master’s level Genetic Counselor from a Board Certified Program
Minimum of two years relevant experience in a pediatric setting, preferred
Must exhibit strong counseling abilities; and competent clinical judgment skills; effective organizational/time management skills and appropriate communication skills
Ability to work independently
Fluency in both English and Spanish preferred
***This position is located in Fort Worth, Texas***
Why join Cook Children's Physician Network?
Cook Children's Physician Network (CCPN) attracts and retains highly skilled physicians from around the United States and the world.
The management philosophy and organizational culture allow physicians to focus on patient care, while expanding their medical knowledge.
Cook Children's Physician Network is unique because it is Promise driven, financially sound and one of the largest pediatric networks in the country.
About Fort Worth?
Fort Worth is a thriving city full of today's modern amenities, while keeping its small-town feel.
You will find:
Top-rated public and private schools.
Five world-class museums
A lively and entertainment packed downtown.
Many family-friendly annual events.
World-class performance arts.
Upscale, eclectic boutiques and other unique shop located downtown
A top-ranked zoo by Family Life magazine, Los Angeles Times and USA Today, plus a nature center and botanic garden.
Amazing resources are available in a city with an affordable cost of living
Internal Number: 52329-44625
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.