• Genetic Counselor - Pediatrics

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  • Overview

    St. Luke’s Health System has an exciting opportunity for a Pediatric Genetic Counselor to join our Children’s Specialty Center in beautiful Boise, Idaho! The Pediatric Genetic Counselor is responsible for researching, collecting information, and counseling families with genetic or fetal abnormalities. Sign on and relocation incentives available! 


    About Boise:

    Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors.  A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports.  Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, The Boise Co-op, and seasonal farmers markets are within a mile of the hospital. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.


    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Provides specialty consultation to healthcare staff, including physicians and other primary care providers. Serve as resource to physicians, hospital staff, and parents.
    • Discuss prognosis and management options; explain disease signs and symptoms, probability of recurrence, prognosis, diagnostic methods and procedures, alternate courses of action and available options.
    • Coordinate patient care with social services, clergy, healthcare providers and other resources based upon evaluation of individual patient needs.
    • Compile complete family history, obtain and review medical records, assess risk of genetic disease and provide grief and crisis counseling to individuals and/or families.
    • Participate in partnerships, projects and strategic planning involving genetics across the Health System. Serve as resource to physicians, hospital staff, and parents.
    • Document care provided in the medical record.
    • Provide community outreach, education, public policy advocacy and philanthropy for areas that genetics is involved in.
    • Provide follow-up patient care.
    • May perform duties to assure compliance with COC requirements.


    Requirements Include:

    • Education: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling
    • Licenses/Certifications:  Certified by American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counselors and current Genetic Counselor licensure from the State of Practice.

    Why St. Luke's?

    For a career in the health care field, there is simply no better choice in Idaho than St. Luke’s. We are the state’s largest private employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. We are Idaho’s largest and fastest-growing health care organization, and its only locally-owned, full service, not-for-profit health system. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior health care organization. We are proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and strive to add individuals who will continue this tradition of excellence to our team. 


    For more information, contact Brianna West, Recruiter at westbri@slhs.org or 208-388-7644. 


    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.



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