Genetics Counselor jobs in Metairie, 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 Metairie, LA area

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On-Location Health Care Providers (NP)--Weekends--As Needed
  • Logistics Health Inc.
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Identification of current health risks, provide brief counseling, document on the 2766 in Service ... genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Company Description LHI ...
  • 6 days ago

Metairie (/ˈmɛtəri/ MET-ər-ee; French: Métairie [metɛʁi]) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States, and is part of the New Orleans metropolitan area. With a population at the 2010 census of 138,481, Metairie is the largest community in Jefferson Parish and the fifth-largest CDP in the United States. It is an unincorporated area that would be Louisiana's fourth-largest city if it were incorporated. The zip codes that serve the community are 70001–70006. Metairie is located in eastern Jefferson Parish and is bordered by New Orleans to the east, Kenner to t...
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Income Estimation for Genetics Counselor jobs
$68,868 to $84,745
Metairie, 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