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Boston Children's HospitalGENETIC COUNSELOR
Boston Children's Hospital is seeking a genetic counselor to manage the hospital’s portfolio of genetic test services to assure a single standard of ordering practice and maximizing patient access to these services; develop testing guidelines, auditing clinical utility, and working with Finance, payers, counselors and physicians; and to facilitate communication of appropriate elements of the medical record to document clinical necessity for testing.
Please apply online at www.bostonchildrens.org/jobs and reference AutoReqID# 42353BR
HUMAN GENETICS PROFESSOR
The Brandeis GC Program, in conjunction with the Biology Department, is looking to hire an individual to teach Human Genetics for the 2017-2018 academic year. The course meets in the fall on Tuesday and Friday mornings and includes genetic counseling and other graduate students as well as upper level undergraduates. Our preference is to hire a genetic counselor however, fellows or post-docs with relevant experience will be considered as well. If you, or anyone you know of, might be interested please contact me at gretchen@brandeis.edu
DIRECTOR OF ENGAGEMENT AND OUTREACH
The VHL Alliance is seeking a Director of Engagement and Outreach. The Director plays a key role in support services, volunteer leadership, and program management and development. The Director’s three main responsibilities are to:
1. Empower VHL patients to obtain the best holistic care available.
2. Serve as the Team Leader of the VHL Alliance’s Natural History Study (patient databank)
3. Work with recognized VHL Clinical Care Centers (CCCs) to ensure they are providing outstanding coordinated patient care, and enlist new CCCs based on geographic needs.Follow the link to read more and apply
GENETIC COUNSELOR
A Genetics Counselor is being sought for the newly established Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute (HCHII) at Brown University, specifically regarding the Autism, a Precision Medicine Approach Initiative. The Genetics Counselor will work together with and be supervised by Dr. Eric M. Morrow, MD PhD, Co-Director of the Autism Initiative within HCHII, and a physician-scientist. The Genetic Counselor will be an active and collaborative member of his research group. This role interviews research participants and reviews medical records to investigate medical history and construct pedigrees; reviews, analyzes, and interprets pedigrees, genetic data (e.g., DNA sequencing data, gene variants), and biomarker information; communicates with and educates families regarding genetic analyses in the context of IRB-approved research protocols and participation in research; enters data into and maintains a patient-related database; aids in maintaining study-related regulatory documentation such as documents submitted to and received from the IRB; participates in assigned committees, such as those dealing with education, research studies, and research participant follow up; may assist in preparation of variety of written reports such as manuscripts and program reports; and maintains and enhances professional expertise through appropriate educational activities.To read more and to apply
Tufts Floating HospitalGENETIC COUNSELOR
This position is responsible for counseling patients and families concerning genetic problems and serving as a resource regarding
genetic issues. Works closely with patients during highly stressful times and deals with sensitive information. Participates in
developing new programs related to the Genetic Counseling program. Assists in the design of databases and collects data for
clinical outcome analysis as well as other quality assurance programs. Read more
U Mass Worcester

U Mass Worcester

GENETIC COUNSELOR
The General Genetics position includes provision of services in prenatal genetics, pre-symptomatic cancer genetics, pediatrics and adult diagnoses. While under the supervision of a Medical Geneticist, candidates would also work with Maternal Fetal Medicine providers and Oncology staff in a semi-independent fashion. This position would encompass two sites that are within a short driving distance. Read more and apply online
Winchester Hospita, a member of Lahey Health

As part of the multidisciplinary Oncology team, the Winchester Hospital is seeking a full-time genetic counselor to contribute to the Hospital's mission by providing expertise in clinical genetics, its best practices and ethical issues and by counseling and communicating with patients/clients regarding genetic testing procedures and results.
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Jackson Labs Farmington CTThe Jackson Laboratory in Farmington, Connecticut, is looking to hire a genetic counselor. Read more and apply online
National Academy of SciencesThe Health and Medicine Division (HMD) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine currently has openings for Board Directors for the Board on Global Health and the Board on the Health of Select Populations. Board Directors are responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing management and evaluation of activities for their respective boards.

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