• Genetic Counselor - Maternal Fetal Medicine

    Category
    Professional
    Department
    3831-MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE-BOISE
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    DAY
    Location Name
    Boise
    Requisition ID
    2017-4417
  • Overview

    St. Luke’s Health System has an exciting opportunity for a Genetic Counselor to join our Maternal Fetal Medicine team in beautiful Boise, Idaho! The Genetic Counselor is responsible for researching, collecting information, and counseling families with genetic or fetal abnormalities. The Genetic Counselor will work with those who may be at risk for inherited disease or an abnormal pregnancy outcome. 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.

    Responsibilities

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

    Qualifications

    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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