Genetics Counselor jobs in Pittsburgh, PA

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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5 Genetics Counselor jobs found in Pittsburgh, PA area

Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbɜːrɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. As of 2018, a population of 308,144 lives within the city limits, making it the 63rd-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,362,453, is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 26th-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is located in the south west of the state, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Pittsburgh is known both as "the ...
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Income Estimation for Genetics Counselor jobs
$68,704 to $84,547
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area prices
were up 1.9% from a year ago

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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