- Job Title
- Genetic Counselor
- Job ID
- Washington, DC
- Other Location
Genetic Counselor: FT,M-F, 40 Hours, 8:30am- 5:00pm
With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
Howard University Hospital seeks to hire an Genetic Counselor who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.
The Genetic Counselor:
- Ability to compile and evaluate family history and genetic test results
- Demonstrates ability to provide patient education regarding genetic disorders.
- Capable of recommending standard genetic tests and identifying family members to be tested
- Ability to discuss management of care options for patients with their physicians and medical team
- Knowledge to educate patients regarding their risks/options and test results
What do you need?
- Master’s degree from an accredited genetic counseling program
- Certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American Board of Medical Genetics
- Research experience or experience working in an Oncology multidisciplinary team preferred
Who do you report to?
- Director of Radiology
At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
- Work life balance
- Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
- Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)
Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location.
- Required Skills
* Master’s degree from an accredited genetic counseling program
* Research experience or experience working in an Oncology multidisciplinary team preferred
* Certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American Board of Medical Genetics