Genetics Counselor jobs in Lake Charles, 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)

1 Genetics Counselor job found in Lake Charles, LA area

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Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Spindletop Center
  • Hackberry, LA Full-Time
  • Our goal at Spindletop Center is to promote an environment of quality customer service in which staff work with pride, i...
  • 9 Days Ago
Lake Charles (French: Lac Charles) is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. state of Louisiana, located on Lake Charles, Prien Lake, and the Calcasieu River. Founded in 1861 in Calcasieu Parish, it is a major industrial, cultural, and educational center in the southwest region of the state. As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,993. Lake Charles is the principal city of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area, having a population of 202,040. It is the larger principal city of the Lake Charles-Jennings Combined Statistical Area, with a population of 225,235. The 2010 pop...
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Income Estimation for Genetics Counselor jobs
$62,863 to $77,356
Lake Charles, Louisiana area prices
were up 1.2% from a year ago

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Develop and present educational and related programs as appropriate.
October 23, 2019
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.
December 05, 2019
Provide mental health counseling to families and/or refer individuals and families to support services and funding agencies.
December 16, 2019