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Title:  CHofSA Pediatrics - Genetic Counselor

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
Requisition ID:  9128

Summary

The Divison of Genetics seeks a full-time genetic counselor to join the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. This position has a competitive salary and full benefits package.

 

Through partnership with CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System and Baylor, The Children’s Hospital is the first and only freestanding 240-bed children's hospital in San Antonio and serves as a focal point for pediatric services throughout the community.

 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Provide genetic counseling primarily for pediatric patients in outpatient and inpatient settings but will also provide genetic counseling for adult patients including cancer genetic counseling
  • Review, elicit, and interpret family, medical and psychosocial histories
  • Coordinate the genetic testing process with laboratory, physicians, and patients/families
  • Work closely with geneticists, nurses, dieticians, social workers and other genetic counselors to coordinate patient care
  • Participate in multidisciplinary clinics, departmental conferences, meetings, and student/resident teaching
  • Reports to Genetic Counselor Supervisor

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Qualified candidates must have graduated from an ABGC accredited genetic counseling training program and be board certified or board eligible with the American Board of Genetic Counselors.  Candidates should also possess excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and oral), strong organizational skills, critical thinking skills, and eagerness to work in a team setting.  Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

 

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Elizabeth Roeder, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular and Human Genetics

Baylor College of Medicine

Chief, Section of Genetics

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio

333 North Santa Rosa Street

San Antonio, Texas 78207

Email: roeder@bcm.edu

Administrative office: 210-704-3718

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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