Genetics Counselor jobs in Bossier City, LA

Genetics Counselor provides genetic counseling and education to individuals and families at risk for hereditary disorders. Obtains and analyzes family medical history to identify patients at risk for specific disorders or syndromes. Being a Genetics Counselor recommends genetic testing as warranted and counsels patients on test results, treatment and alternative coping methods. May provide crisis intervention as needed. Additionally, Genetics Counselor requires a master's degree of Genetic Counseling. Typically reports to a manager or director. Requires board certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG). Typically requires a state license to practice. Genetics Counselor's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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2 Genetics Counselor jobs found in Bossier City, LA area

Bossier City (/ˈboʊʒər/ BOH-zhər) is a city in Bossier Parish, which is located on the northwestern border of Louisiana in the United States. It is the second most populous city in the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area, with a 2017 census estimate of 68,554. Bossier City is located on the eastern bank of the Red River and is closely tied economically and socially to its larger sister city Shreveport on the opposite bank. The Shreveport–Bossier City area is the center of the region known as the Ark-La-Tex. Bossier City is the largest city in Louisiana that is not the parish seat. The Ci...
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Income Estimation for Genetics Counselor jobs
$64,128 to $78,916
Bossier City, Louisiana area prices
were up 1.2% from a year ago

Genetics Counselor in Albuquerque, NM
Develop and present educational and related programs as appropriate.
February 03, 2020
Assist families to make the best possible adjustment to the disorder in an affected family member and/or to the risk of recurrence of that disorder.
February 09, 2020
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
March 04, 2020