Fairview Health Services is seeking a Genetic Counselor for its Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Pediatrics locations. Maternal Fetal Medicine is a highly collaborative group of providers which includes perinatologists, patient care coordinators, nurses, sonographers, and genetic counselors. Being part of Maternal Fetal Medicine and pediatrics team allows the genetic counselors to take part in providing compassionate, comprehensive, interdisciplinary prenatal care. Our team also collaborates with other specialties including neonatology, social workers, cardiology, radiology, and others to build individualized patient care plans. This position has a $5000 sign on bonus that is paid out in instalments.
Genetic counselors across the organization are involved in several specialty clinics including general genetics clinic, metabolic clinic, bone marrow transplant clinic, cystic fibrosis clinic, hearing loss clinic, neurofibromatosis clinic, disorders of sexual development clinic, among others. We also have genetic counseling staff involved in the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory. This range in diversity provides new genetic counselors access to clinical expertise in many areas of genetics in one institution.
The clinics requiring genetic counseling are maternal fetal medicine, pediatric specialty clinics and oncology clinics. The selected candidate will work with the University of Minnesota/Fairview team of genetic counselors, physician specialists, medical geneticists, and laboratory personnel at University of Minnesota Health.
Coordinate patient activities for genetics department/clinics
Counsel patients and families seen at clinics.
Provide genetic counseling service for families for whom molecular methods of diagnosis can offer carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis
Develop and provide educational services to health professionals and community groups
Develop educational materials regarding genetic disease for health professionals and the lay public.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota. Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education
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