Genetics Counselor jobs in Lafayette, 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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Lafayette is located at 30°13′N 92°2′W / 30.217°N 92.033°W / 30.217; -92.033 (30.2139, −92.0294) and has an elevation of 36 feet (11.0 m). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 49.2 square miles (127 km2), of which 49.1 square miles (127 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.19%) is water. Lafayette is located on the West Gulf Coastal Plain. The site was part of the seabed during the earlier Quaternary Period. During this time, the Mississippi River cut a 325-foot-deep (99 m) valley between what is now Lafayette and Baton Rouge. This valley was...
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Income Estimation for Genetics Counselor jobs
$64,084 to $78,862
Lafayette, 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